The Berkeley City Council has finally set criteria for the medical cannabis grow houses voters approved in 2010.
Armed robbers hit a medical cannabis dispensary on Sunday night drawing a significant police response to South Berkeley.
Dan Rush served on the Medical Cannabis Commission for many years, but now admits he was using his position as a union organizer to enrich himself.
Even though The Apothecarium has an agreement, the property owner is refusing to let the company gain entry to the space.
Cannabis nurseries can provide an alternative to industrial crop production.
The city of Berkeley unveiled a new bike lane Thursday near the intersection where a woman on her bike was dragged and nearly killed during a crash in February. Last week, the motorist in that collision was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and causing great bodily injury. According to the police report, acquired by Berkeleyside through a Public Records Act request, Haynes had bought medical marijuana from a cannabis dispensary shortly before the crash. Chilling details from that report are here.