Berkeley Patients Group, Unbowed 

Harassed by federal gendarmes, the Berkeley icon has reopened in a new location and remains a national model for medical cannabis dispensaries.

There are few better metaphors for the Bay Area's perseverance in the face of the sixteen-month-long federal crackdown on medical marijuana than Berkeley Patients Group's new storefront. After the feds kicked BPG out of its original home in May 2012, the dispensary…

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