Berkeley Patients Group, located on San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley, is one of the city's three licensed medical cannabis dispensaries.

Local dispensary plans to stay open despite move

Despite reports that federal intervention may have forced its upcoming move, local medical cannabis dispensary Berkeley Patients Group insists that its recently revealed relocation from its current spot on San Pablo Avenue has been planned for some time. Reports last month that BPG — the oldest and largest of Berkeley’s three dispensaries
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State, federal policies hinder expansion of medical cannabis

In Berkeley, efforts to expand the city’s medical cannabis industry have been slowed as contention between state and federal marijuana policies causes confusion among business owners, local governments, legal experts and patients alike. Berkeley has already begun to see the effect of federal lawmakers butting heads with officials in states
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