Fragrant Flower Shop, 1954

Fragrant Flower Shop “FLOWERS AND DOPE: Figuring prominently in yesterday’s major dope arrests was the Fragrant Flower Shop, at 729 Washington-st, San Francisco… The shop was a ‘front’ for dope dealings.” April 5, 1954 Share page on:

Alleged Marijuana Plants Seized, 1969

“Patrolman Carl Klutz with alleged marijuana plant seized on Carolina Street in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill district. Two people were arrested, including one suspect armed with a rifle. Three kilos in all were seized. The two were booked on charges Read More …

San Francisco Warehouse Grow, 1988

“Marijuana farm in San Francisco. Two warehouse marijuana farms were busted by San Francisco undercover police on Bancroft Street and Napoleon Street. This was the main growing room where plants had already been pulled and a police officer was examining Read More …

Kosmic Kisses, 1974

Marijuana cookies and “Kosmic Kisses” seized in narcotics raid on Sanchez Street in San Francisco.  These three jars a marijuana confections apparently intended to give ‘orgasmic delight’ over the holidays, were confiscated by police. The “kisses” and cookies carried a Read More …

Mota Motors, 1978

Officer Jerry Donovan carrying a 150 pound burlap bale of marijuana on his motorcycle down the beach.  Ft. Funston Army Reserve Depot can be seen in the background. San Francisco, California – August 17, 1978   Share page on:

The Vicious Part that Potent Marihuana Plays, 1938

“The vicious part that potent marihuana plays in stimulating certain melody makers to fantastic heights of inspiration and the efforts made to eliminate the evil.” – A 1938 illustration from an article in the San Francisco Chronicle connects marijuana use Read More …

Predecessor to the Narcotics Squad’s and DEA, 1877

Chinatown Squad of the San Francisco Police Department posing with sledge hammers and axes in front of August Pistolesi’s grocery store at 752 Washington Street – 1895   Predecessor to the Narcotics Squad’s and DEA In this 100+ year Drug Read More …

“Pick-me-ups” for Tired Animals, 1892

“Sallie Gardner at Gallop” by Eadward Muybridge in 1878. Consists of 24 photographs in a fast-motion series “Pick-me-ups” for tired animals In 1892 comes this little gem of an article describing how tired animals are energized with cannabis.  Interesting they Read More …

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