San Francisco -- Federal District Court Judge Charles Breyer ruled today that author and medical marijuana activist Edward Rosenthal was vindictively prosecuted, and dismissed charges of tax evasion and money laundering. The remaining marijuana charges against Rosenthal are virtually identical to those pursued against him in his prior 2003 trial. With an admission in court by the U.S.
New Study of Medical Cannabis Shows Scientific Value for Patients with Neuropathic Pain - Americans for Safe Access
(Washington) - National HIV/AIDS and advocacy groups including the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA) today called for congressional hearings in response to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) on medical cannabis and neuropathic pain, published in the peer reviewed journal Neurology. The study is the first of its kind
SAN DIEGO - A San Diego Superior Court today handed a critical victory to medical marijuana patients nationwide, affirming the ability of states to exempt qualified patients from criminal penalties, despite federal policy that prohibits all marijuana use.
SAN FRANCISCO-Last week the California Supreme Court further clarified the state's medical cannabis laws with a ruling that makes clear there are no conflicts between the initiative passed by voters in 1996 and the law passed by the legislature in 2003.
Americans for Safe Access, the national medical cannabis advocacy group, yesterday took home a third-place award for “Best New Exhibitor Booth” from the American Public Health Association.
SAN DIEGO—The first federal trial of a medical marijuana patient since the high-profile 2003 conviction of author Ed Rosenthal starts in district court in Fresno tomorrow.
California's medical marijuana patients are now protected from arrest and seizure of their marijuana, thanks to a binding agreement between Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and state officials.