A vote on Measure T, a set of Proposed Amendments to Berkeley's Medical Marijuana Ordinance
was on the November 2, 2010 ballot
for voters in the City of Berkeley in Alameda County
, where it was approved
Measure T did the following:
- Restricted dispensaries to commercial areas, which must be at least 600 feet away from any school, bringing Berkeley into compliance with state law
- Limit cultivation, baking and product development to no more than six locations and would be restricted to West Berkeley's industrial zone.
- Required compliance with health and safety codes and a Police-approved security plan.
- Required cultivators to provide free, safe medicine to low-income patients at a medical marijuana dispensary
- Restricted herbicide and pesticide use to ensure that medicine is as organic as possible
- Required energy offsets
- Reconstituted the Medical Marijuana Commission as a standard city commission rather than, as it is currently defined, an autonomous entity.
| Measure T|
| Yes|| 25,355|| 64.31%|
- These final, certified results are from the Alameda County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure T: Shall the Berkeley Municipal Code be amended to: allow residential medical cannabis collectives, with up to 200 square feet of cultivation; allow six locations in the Manufacturing District for cultivation; allow a fourth dispensary; require dispensaries to be at least 600’ from public and private schools and other dispensaries; permit new and relocated dispensaries only in C districts; change the makeup of the Medical Cannabis Commission; and permit the Council to adopt other amendments?