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San Francisco, California is a hilly, bayside city, best known for its iconic skyline featuring the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and year-round foggy skies. And if you are looking for a way to keep your head in the clouds while you are visiting, there are also tons of dispensaries to choose from! Ordinarily, an ideal day in the city begins with watching the sunrise over the bridge in Golden Gate Park. Next, check out Chinatown for the best egg tarts for breakfast in the city. Also, nature-lovers can take a trip over to one of the city’s several parks to see iconic views of the city and nature. Getting the munchies? Be sure to try the city’s famous Sourdough bread bowls with clam chowder… you won’t regret it! Make sure to end the day at one of the city’s famous dispensaries with an Open Flame Permit and smoking lounge. This doesn’t even begin to cover what life is like in this eclectic city - be sure to check out our full San Francisco travel guide for more tips!

Despite California being one of the first states to legalize medical cannabis, recreational marijuana wasn’t legal in the state until 2016. Luckily, the purchase and use of cannabis in the state is still highly normalized. Any adult over the age of 21 can buy cannabis from a licensed retailer, but make sure you understand the laws before consuming in California. Retailers range from storefront dispensaries or delivery services, as both are legal in the city.  Similar to other cities, it is illegal to use cannabis in public spaces, buildings, and events. Marijuana is only legal in private residences or one of the city’s dispensaries with a smoking lounge. However, it is important to note that even though the State of California allows for the use of recreational cannabis, the use of cannabis on federal lands (national parks, airports, etc.) is still illegal. Additionally, driving under the influence of cannabis is also illegal. 

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