BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Berkeley has become a sanctuary city for the adult use of cannabis.
The Berkeley City Council voted in favor of a resolution to be a sanctuary for cannabis customers, businesses, providers, and landlords.READ MORE: UPDATE: Alameda County Omicron Variant Outbreak Victims Attended Wisconsin Wedding Last Weekend
The resolution specifies “procedures regarding staff interaction with the Drug Enforcement Administration related to the enforcement of federal drug laws.”READ MORE: Porsche Theft Suspect Arrested On Docked Cruise Ship; Three Illegal Bay Area Chop Shops Busted
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Councilmembers Ben Bartlett and Cheryl Davila proposed the resolution.
Arreguin said on Twitter that the resolution comes after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a crack down on recreational cannabis.MORE NEWS: One-In-Four Sonoma County Children Ages 5-To-11 Partially Vaccinated Against COVID
The mayor said he does not know of any other U.S. cities that have declared themselves a sanctuary for marijuana.