Potential federal crackdown could threaten Berkeley ‘cannabusinesses’

The federal government is now positioned to raise the heat on the issue of medical marijuana in California, possibly threatening Berkeley’s voter-approved efforts to develop cannabis-related business. This potentially increased scrutiny is due to a strongly worded letter from the U.S. Department of Justice to U.S. attorneys, which may result
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Bring in the green

CITY AFFAIRS: Berkeley should go forward with implementing all of Measure T to help alleviate the city’s estimated deficit.

It is never good practice for a city to drop the ball on expanding voter-approved lines of revenue — especially when that city faces an estimated $12.2 million deficit for the 2012 fiscal year. Unfortunately, the city of Berkeley is doing just this, losing out on a huge potential source
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