Medical marijuana battle rages in Susanville
November 15, 2006
Sam Williams, Lassen County Timesto grow and distribute medical marijuana under California law, specifically, Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act, passed by California voters in 1996 — regardless of what local leaders have to say about it.
That view, and the whole medical marijuana issue, has led him into conflict with the Lassen County Narcotics Task Force, the Lassen County District Attorney’s Office, the Susanville Police Department, the Susanville City Council, the Lassen County Sheriff’s Department and the Lassen County Board of Supervisors. And the battle continues today.
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