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Berkeley commission shortlists 3 for cannabis dispensary

More than 50 people crowded into a room at City Hall on Feb. 4 to listen as the Medical Cannabis Commission selected three finalists for the fourth dispensary. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel 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 […]

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12 apply to operate Berkeley’s fourth cannabis dispensary

Forty Acres cannabis collective may be one of the applicants for Berkeley’s fourth medical cannabis dispensary, according to Charley Pappas, the chair of the Medical Cannabis Commission. Pappas’s group, Community Partnership 4 Health, is also applying. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Forty Acres cannabis collective may be one of the applicants for Berkeley’s fourth medical cannabis dispensary, […]

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Berkeley forcibly enters Forty Acres cannabis collective

The online cannabis resource, Weed Maps, shows the location of Forty Acres Medical Marijuana Growers’ Collective at 1828 San Pablo Ave. The online cannabis resource, Weed Maps, shows the location of Forty Acres Medical Marijuana Growers’ Collective at 1828 San Pablo Ave. In the latest battle between Berkeley officials and the medical cannabis collective Forty […]

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Berkeley delays decision on 4th cannabis dispensary

The Berkeley City Council postponed approval of a fourth medical cannabis dispensary this week. Photo: Emilie Raguso By Eli Wolfe After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council postponed approval of a fourth medical cannabis dispensary and a ranking system to select it. The council also asked the Medical Cannabis Commission to refine proposed […]