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Op-Ed: I want a marijuana dispensary near my kids’ school, mom says

Berkeley Patients Group, which closed last week

Tamar Todd is the mother of three children who attend elementary school and preschool in West Berkeley, just a few blocks from Berkeley Patients Group, the medical marijuana dispensary which was forced to close its doors last week after 12 years of operation. In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, Todd, who is also a staff attorney for the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that the club provided a safe and responsible service to patients in need, and that its closure in no way served to protect her children.

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  • John Holland

    Why don’t opnionator pieces just show up like other stories? Why do you have to click into them? Just curious.

  • John Holland

    OMG, I just noticed old Disqus back!

  • 3rdGenBerkeleyan

     Our voices make a difference after all.