Berkeley Medical Marijuana Ordinance Amendments, Measure T (November 2010)
November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Berkeley in Alameda County, where it was approved.
Measure T will do the following:
- Restrict 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.
- Require compliance with health and safety codes and a Police-approved security plan.
- Require cultivators to provide free, safe medicine to low-income patients at a medical marijuana dispensary
- Restrict herbicide and pesticide use to ensure that medicine is as organic as possible
- Require energy offsets
- Reconstitute the Medical Marijuana Commission as a standard city commission rather than, as it is currently defined, an autonomous entity.
Results are from the Alameda County current election results website.
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?|