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Berkeley Medical Marijuana Ordinance Amendments, Measure T (November 2010)
|Voting on Marijuana|
|Not on ballot|
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.
- 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?|
- Daily Californian, "City Council Finalizes Marijuana Ballot Measure, July 14, 2010 (dead link)
- Contra Costa Times, "Albany council approves pot tax vote," June 24, 2010
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.