BERKELEY, Calif. (KTVU) – The owners of a now-closed nursery in Berkeley want to reopen its doors to business, but instead of selling flowers and plants, they want to turn it into a first-of-its-kind cannabis retail nursery.
“This lot actually covers the whole Dwight (Street) front,” describes Masao Yabusaki.
The 27-year-old grandson of the owner who purchased the property in 1984 says it is a move to adapt to the changing times.
Dwight Way Nursery, located along Dwight Way between Ninth and Tenth Streets, closed in 2014 following a death in the family and since then Yabusaki has been lobbying city leaders to allow him to turn the land into a facility of cultivation and sale of cannabis.
“They’re going to allow us to cultivate here for only seeds