berkeley

  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Berkeley Gears Up For Jan. 1, When Sales Of Recreational Cannabis Becomes Legal

    On Jan. 1, at 6 a.m., Mayor Jesse Arreguín will stand outside the Berkeley Patients Group at 2366 San Pablo Ave. and cut a ribbon that officially opens sales of recreational cannabis in Berkeley. Arreguín won't be purchasing any marijuana for himself, he said, but he will probably be an...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Medical Cannabis Grow Sites Are Now Almost Legal In West Berkeley

    Grow, baby, grow. The Berkeley City Council has finally set criteria for the medical cannabis grow houses voters approved in 2010. The city expects to collect $650,000 to $1.3 million each year in tax revenue related to cultivation in West Berkeley, staff has estimated. Officials voted July 11...
  3. K

    CA: Feds Drop Effort To Shut Down Berkeley Marijuana Dispensary

    The U.S. Justice Department has dropped a three-year legal fight to shut down a prominent Berkeley medical marijuana business, the latest signal that the federal government is backing away from challenging dispensaries allowed to operate under California law. Federal prosecutors in San...
  4. K

    CA: Feds Drop Effort To Shut Down Berkeley Marijuana Dispensary

    The U.S. Justice Department has dropped a three-year legal fight to shut down a prominent Berkeley medical marijuana business, the latest signal that the federal government is backing away from challenging dispensaries allowed to operate under California law. Federal prosecutors in San...
  5. L

    Hello from Berkeley CA

    Hi, I am Hashish from Berkeley California. I am thinking about getting into Marijuana growing and selling business. Very new to this. Any help is appreciated.
  6. K

    CA: Amoeba Records Hits Big With Pot Shop Permit In Berkeley

    Last October, we broke the news that cannabis might be helping to save the music industry. Amid the collapse of record sales and the rise of legal cannabis, musicians are launching marijuana brands. Also, the West Coast's most famous record store, Amoeba Records, had opened a medical marijuana...
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    CA: Berkeley Council Picks Amoeba, Apothecarium As New Cannabis Dispensaries

    Berkeley City Council last night approved the city's fifth and sixth cannabis dispensaries, four months after approving the fourth. A long night of public comment and testimony was followed by a relatively brief discussion by councilmembers before selecting Berkeley Compassionate Care Collective...
  8. K

    UC Berkeley And Marijuana Tech Company See If Pot Fights Painkiller Abuse

    States with medical marijuana laws have a quarter less painkiller overdose deaths, and less painkiller prescriptions as well. Now, leading research institution UC Berkeley, and a cannabis technology company HelloMD, hope to learn more about why. UC Berkeley and HelloMD announced this week...
  9. K

    UC Berkeley And Marijuana Tech Company See If Pot Fights Painkiller Abuse

    States with medical marijuana laws have a quarter less painkiller overdose deaths, and less painkiller prescriptions as well. Now, leading research institution UC Berkeley, and a cannabis technology company HelloMD, hope to learn more about why. UC Berkeley and HelloMD announced this week...
  10. K

    Amoeba Records' Pot Club Plan Gets A Second Spin

    Global music brand Amoeba Records in Berkeley will get a replay of its bid to open a pot shop, thanks to a Berkeley City Council vote to add two more medical cannabis dispensaries last night. The Telegraph Ave. music store and institution seems strongly positioned to obtain one of those two...
  11. R

    Finalists Pitch For Berkeley's Fourth Cannabis Dispensary

    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...