Return of Property

One of the biggest problems with implementation of medical marijuana law in California is the widespread, wrongful seizure of medicine from patients. ASA is fighting on many fronts to protect patients from such abuses.


In This Section

Felix Kha

Review briefs from this return of property case currently before the California Court of Appeals for the Fourth Appellate District, in which the Attorney General filed an amicus brief.

Ben Goldstein

Review the briefs for this case of a person living with HIV who was robbed, then prevented by the San Francisco police from obtaining his stolen medicine. This case is before the California Court of Appeals for the First District, and has the support of the National Association of People Living With AIDS.

Jim Blair

Review briefs from a lawsuit in which the City of Emeryville was forced to pay $15,000 to compensate a patient for his wrongfully confiscated medical marijuana.

Sample motion for return of property

Review ASA's sample motion for return of property and instructions on how to file and argue it.

Court orders for return of property

Review court orders for return of property from County Superior Courts across the state.