Potrero Hill’s northern neighbor, the Design District, is host to both an increasing concentration of high-end condominiums and specialized manufacturing. Not long ago, Tempo Automation opened on Alabama Street, producing prototype circuit boards. The future is unfolding right before our eyes. Blink once, and family-owned pharmacies and soda fountains are gone; blink twice, and robots are rolling down the streets delivering hydroponically-grown meals freshly made by other robots; blink three times, and, what, we’ll finally get those hovercrafts we’ve been promised, to skip-fly over land freshly inundated by rising seas..?
Two recent headlines from 48hills:
TOBACCO INDUSTRY FREAKS OUT ABOUT VAPING BAN IN SF
The critics are missing the point; the ban is all about protecting kids from an industry that aggressively sought to hook them on nicotine.
PUFF: LIGHT UP, IT’S PRIDE TIME
A colorful clutch of cannabis goodies to help you float over the rainbow.
Got it, nicotine vaping bad, CBD-THC ingestion, good. Has anyone from 48hills talked to a high school student lately, or looked at data that suggests that the only drug experiencing significant increases in youth consumption is cannabis? Apparently festive marijuana, within easy reach of children, is good for growing brains…Vaping is epidemic at our schools, though the behavior may have already peaked, perhaps defeated by adults enthusiastically pushing CBD, THC, or those caffeinated milkshakes vended at Starbucks…