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Experience The First Festival To Sell Cannabis: Grass Lands at Outside Lands 2019

A festival first.

This year, San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival made history by becoming the first-ever festival to legally sell cannabis on the grounds.

Grass Lands, as it was appropriately dubbed, was a sectioned-off area of the festival that was a dream for cannabis amateurs and aficionados alike. The area featured local and out-of-town vendors, consumption areas, food trucks, a flower crown making station, and more. Vendors were wowing festival-goers with extravagant booths, augmented reality, and even a DJ that was using speakers to create hash with sound waves.

The area cultivated a vibe that was calm, fun, and welcoming – a nice place to escape for a couple hours.

In it’s sophomore appearance Grass Lands not only touted many opportunities to purchase but also to consume. “Consumption areas” where dotted around and monitored. Safety is always a big concern at any event or festival, and it made sure to staff the area with security guards and also featured an ID check before entering.

We talked to some “budtenders” and patrons alike about their experiences with Grass Lands and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Some industry representatives even stated that this event had the potential to revolutionize the industry.

Though recreational cannabis has been legal in the state of California since late 2016, the industry is still just getting it’s legs in a post-legal world. A big first step for the budding cannabis industry is accessibility and distribution. Companies like Eaze, who was also at Grass Lands, have paved the way for marijuana on demand, making the purchasing of cannabis a simple click away. Grass Lands is another step in a pot-friendly world as it brings cannabis consumption into the public eye and onto the main stage.

Off Air: Station Tour

Have you ever wanted to see what it’s like behind the scenes at KFOG, one of the Bay Area’s most historic radio stations? Well, the wait is over. 

Off Air: Doing It Anyway

With the reality of the fact that the internet is taking over everyone’s lives, changing the world forever, and possibly ruining everything from dating to personal privacy, Arthur and Danica had a great idea to adapt to this new media landscape. Web series.

Why Ruby Rose was attacked for donating to Houston’s LGBTQ community

Ruby Rose, who you may know from Orange Is The New Black or from Resident Evil, is in the news this week for something very bizarre. She’s actually being attacked on social media for giving money to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. NOT KIDDING!

Celebrity Type Stuff: Janet Jackson announces comeback world tour

As you probably already know she had a baby at 50 year old. That in itself is amazing and now she’s ready to get back to work. She’s already lost 65 pounds and has one month left to go before she kicks off an amazing world tour called the State of the World Tour.

Kenny G talks gin, Foster the People collaboration, and success in China

SAN FRANCISCO – Kenny G teamed up with rising distillery Hana Gin for an enchanting night of jazz, booze, and fun. Alicia Tyler and Arthur Ballesteros of KFOG sat down with the jazz legend to talk about he enjoys his liquor, how he became a phenomenon in China, and how he ended up on a…

15 questions in 60 seconds with Corey Harper at BottleRock 2017

We caught up with the up-and-coming Corey Harper, who’s being compared to John Mayer for his blues guitar skills and raspy voice. Corey was good enough to hang out with us for a solid 10 minutes, even consenting to play “15 questions in 60 seconds” so we could get to know him a little bit better with his guard down all the way.

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