Bill’s passage would protect patients, jobs

Jayden is only 5 years old and suffers from a rare form of epilepsy. His father, Jason David, tearfully shares how the only relief from his son’s physical pain and life-threatening seizures is from a nonpsychoactive molecule found in cannabis, called cannabidiol.
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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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City cannabis industry could be affected by federal intervention

Medical cannabis is viewed as both a burgeoning industry and a cause of judicial contention for many people in California and across the country. In Berkeley, federal intervention is beginning to affect the city’s small — but growing — medical cannabis industry. In recent months, the U.S. Department of Justice
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