Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin on Becoming a Sanctuary City for Cannabis

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Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin. (Photo: City of Berkeley)

By vote of the City Council last week, Berkeley became the first sanctuary city in the country…for marijuana. The resolution, proposed by Mayor Jesse Arreguin, forbids city employees from assisting in the enforcement of federal cannabis laws. Mayor Arreguin joins us to talk about the resolution and other issues affecting Berkeley, including homelessness and rising rents and home prices. What do you want to ask Mayor Arreguin?


Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, City of Berkeley, author of a resolution declaring Berkeley a sanctuary for cannabis