[Sponsored] This year is Berkeley Patient Group's 20th 4/20 and it will commemorate the day with significant discounts, a fun 4/20 event and, as always, making a community impact with donations from the week’s sales.
Some of Berkeley's biggest developers, concerned about homelessness, have donated to the city fund. At least two of them did so while Berkeley was considering their projects.
[Sponsored] As it prepares to mark its 19th anniversary on Oct. 31, BPG is doubling down on its mission to provide safe access to quality cannabis and is supporting local efforts to end homelessness in Alameda County.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and State Senator Nancy Skinner were among the dignitaries who ushered in a new era at Berkeley Patients Group.
Debby Goldsberry, who co-founded one of Berkeley's first medical cannabis dispensaries, has written a book on how to start and run a marijuana business.
Berkeley’s Medical Cannabis Commission selected three finalists for the city’s coveted fourth dispensary opportunity Thursday. This despite the fact that a number of the commission’s members wanted to recommend all six dispensary finalists to the City Council as a way to suggest that Berkeley needs more medical cannabis in the community.
Police are looking for three masked robbers with a gun who tied up a security guard and took several trays of marijuana plants from a Berkeley medical cannabis dispensary over the weekend while the business was closed.
Twelve organizations have submitted applications to open a fourth medical cannabis dispensary in Berkeley, according to city officials, but the public won’t know who they are for 45 days.
Update 11/19/14: The City Council voted on Nov. 18 to refer this item to the Planning Commission for further review.
Berkeley’s medical marijuana dispensaries must provide 2% of their cannabis free of charge to very low-income residents under a law passed unanimously by the City Council earlier this month.
Five days after the House of Representatives passed groundbreaking legislation calling on the federal government to stop targeting legitimate medical cannabis dispensaries, the Berkeley City Council is set to discuss whether to allow a fourth dispensary to open.
By Eli Wolfe