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Berkeley commission shortlists 3 for cannabis dispensary

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. The top vote getter was Berkeley […]

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Finalists pitch for Berkeley’s fourth cannabis dispensary

By Lisa Tsering One offered expanded services to senior citizens living with chronic illness. Another pledged to provide strict round-the-clock security. Still another promised free yoga and group therapy. The competition is down to the wire for six medical marijuana dispensary owners vying for a chance to become Berkeley’s latest medical cannabis destination. The city, which […]

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11 groups vie to open Berkeley’s 4th cannabis dispensary

The owner of Amoeba Music, former managers of the largest cannabis dispensary in Oakland, a current Berkeley medical cannabis commissioner, and a group that has filed numerous lawsuits against the city, have all applied to open the fourth dispensary in Berkeley. Most of the 11 applicants want to locate their dispensaries along Berkeley’s main arterials, […]