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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 to consider 4th medical cannabis dispensary

Berkeley City Council will tonight consider two proposals regarding new operating guidelines for dispensaries and the creation of a ranking system to select new dispensaries. Photo: Flores y Plantas Despite the recent federal crackdown on medical cannabis operations, the Berkeley City Council will discuss tonight expanding the number of dispensaries from three to four – and […]

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Berkeley fights feds’ attempts to close cannabis business

Berkeley Patients Group opened its doors at 2366 San Pablo Avenue in December 2012. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The city of Berkeley filed a claim Wednesday to stop the federal government’s attempts to shut down Berkeley Patients Group, the city’s largest medical cannabis dispensary. The suit claims that the closure of BPG will materially harm the city […]