California Ushers In Legal Cannabis With New Self-Service Automation

Grasshopper Kiosks

CALIFORNIA: Grasshopper Kiosks, the developers of the nation’s leading fully compliant self-service systems for the storage and dispensing of cannabis products, have installed a unit in Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s longest continuously operating marijuana dispensary. The Grasshopper automated self-service sales system streamlines transaction times, tracks inventory and payments, and collects real-time data about sales Read the full article…

Berkeley Set To Require Free Medical Pot For Poor

Medical dispensaries are to provide free marijuana to low income patients.

CALIFORNIA:  Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley will likely soon be required to provide free pot to low-income members, according to an ordinance approved by the city council on Tuesday. The city is also looking to approve a fourth dispensary, raising the current limit of three locations, as reported by the East Bay Express. The proposed ordinance Read the full article…

Going Rogue: U.S. Attorneys In California Defy Obama On Medical Marijuana

Harborside Health Oakland

CALIFORNIA: Last week, the Alameda County (CA) Board of Supervisors passed a resolution asking the Federal government to, “end Federal interference on the municipal and state laws allowing medical marijuana, and… requests that President Obama begin a discussion about the potential benefits of reforming federal laws on marijuana use in all forms, including medicinal and recreational uses.” Their Read the full article…

Berkeley Fights Feds on Medical Marijuana

Berkley Patients Group

CALIFORNIA: On Wednesday, the city of Berkeley, Ca. filed a legal claim in a federal asset forfeiture case against the landlord of a medical marijuana dispensary in the city, Berkeley Patients Group. The city is working to keep Berkeley Patients Group open, claiming it will lose tax money as a result of the mandated forfeiture.  Read the full article…