SF Bay Area Holistic Calendar

After Dark: Cannabis

Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 6 PM - 10 PM

Exploratorium
Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St,
San Francisco, California 94111


Is there a more controversial plant than cannabis? Mainly known as marijuana, cannabis has been cultivated for millennia as a medicine, industrial fiber, food source, and recreational drug. Cannabis is a federally controlled substance and yet legal for medical or recreational use in 29 states, as well as the District of Columbia. Get to know the shifting legal and cultural landscapes surrounding marijuana, and indulge your curiosity in different cultivars through live plant displays and demonstrations.

Featuring:

Altered States of California: A Brief History of Cannabis
With Sarah Seiter

An Integrative Approach to Health with Cannabis
With Donald Abrams

Growing Pains: Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Cultivation in California
With Jennifer Carah, The Nature Conservancy

Marijuana and Racial Disparities in Arrests and Prosecutions
With Ana Zamora, American Civil Liberties Union

Dispelling the Stoner Stereotype
With Ophelia Chong, Stock Pot Images

Hemp: The Comeback Plant
With Linda Delair, Hempstead Project HEART

Growing Clones, Signature Scents, and Propagation Demonstrations
With Dark Heart Nursery

Hemp Plant Holders and Coasters
With Explorables

Pests of Pot
With Staff Biologists

Please note there is no smoking or vaping inside the Exploratorium.

Cost: $15