Danyol Leon is a San Francisco-based, multidisciplinary, Latinx artist that has been active in the Bay Area arts community for over 16 years. He has hosted over 30 solo exhibitions at venues like SF AIDS Foundation’s Strut, The W Hotel, San Francisco, Counterpulse and Nickelodeon Studios; and has participated in extensive group shows at venues like SOMArts Cultural Center, 111 Minna, and The Center for Sex and Culture.
“‘I need this for pain. But I also want something for fun.’ I’m hearing that a lot now! Last week I helped a woman dealing with fibromyalgia and neuropathy. She picked out her balms and tinctures…”
"Every two weeks, like clockwork, I see a patient I'll call 'Renee.' When I first met her, she had a fairly severe case of social anxiety. She was missing her kids practices and performances -- and the resulting isolation…”
Her current work explores difficult emotions, such as pain and sadness. She uses a muted palette with a vibrant background for maximum impact. Ms. Pollak-Lewis’ current cody of work explores the concepts of RAGE in response to our shared human experience during this time.
"I love getting to use my Spanish with our patients. A few weeks back I helped an older gentleman who came in because he was having trouble sleeping. He didn't speak any English…”
Check out what we’ve got happening for PRIDE weekend!
Check out Olivia Louise’s art show at our Lombard dispensary until the end of July.
"A couple months ago I was helping a patient who hadn't used cannabis since college. She was scheduled for knee surgery and really wanted to avoid taking any opioids. She wanted to try cannabis before her surgery…”
Treat Dad to a hole-in-one hitter & bent grass ball stash!
Windows for Harvey is a neighborhood-wide celebration honoring Harvey Milk around the time of his birthday on May 22. Participating neighborhood merchants and artist-designers will create installations inspired by Harvey and his legacy.
Come check out our featured artist, Joe Ziegler, during the Castro Art Walk May 2nd from 6-8PM at our Market Street location.
Join us for #Apoth420. We’ll have deals running for both April 19th & April 20th all day, so make sure to stop by!
“Even though cannabis is legal in California, lots of our members are looking for discrete ways to use it. A few months back I helped a middle aged woman who is also a mother. She was looking for something…”
Valhalla is voluntarily recalling a single batch of Tangerine Sativa Gummies produced and sold in California, batch number 1-0543, due to the possible presence of visible mold.
Our Featured artist for the months of April and May is Wendy Ackrell. You can see her work on display at our Lombard location.
“Now showing in our Castro Dispensary Gallery: Pocho by Danyol Leon. Danyol, who is both an artist and one of our Patient Consultants, creates works of art inspired by his Latinx heritage ‘utilizing Mexican foods as canvases - a visceral attempt to reconnect with the ways of my family. All food items were purchased at local, Latinx owned grocery stores in the Mission.’”
We’re celebrating this Valentine’s Day with deals! Find all the details here!
“I’ve sold cannabis to two of my SF State professors since I started working at The Apothecarium a year ago. It was definitely a bit of a surprise…”
Dorothy Parker famously joked that the two most beautiful words in the English language are “check enclosed.” But today, we’ve got a much, much better word: “REMISSION.” Sara Payan came to The Apothecarium as a stage III colon cancer patient…”
For Black History Month we are exhibiting artist, Joe Ziegler, who emphasizes the cultural and historic importance of black contributors, with intent to encourage further research and engage respectful dialogue regarding our culture’s collective history through their art. We will be displaying these works on the walls of our Marina dispensary from Feb 1st to March 28th.