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.
SAN FRANCISCO—Nearly two dozen federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in full tactical gear descended on a medical cannabis dispensing collective in San Francisco and at least half a dozen other related locations today, seizing medicine and making more than a dozen arrests. It is the third such action in California in the past week.
SAN DIEGO – California’s medical marijuana dispensaries are a benefit to both patients and local communities, according to a report released at a press conference in San Diego today as part of the annual League of California Cities convention.
WHAT: Press Conference to release report on ASA’s study of medical cannabis dispensaries and local ordinances in California
Today the Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance allowing medical cannabis dispensing collectives to operate there. The ordinance was passed as presented. Supervisors considered the measure at their June 13 meeting, but modified it to protect patient privacy after hearing the concerns of patients.
SAN DIEGO-- Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) today raided as many as 13 San Diego-area medical marijuana dispensaries and arrested at least two of the dispensary operators.
Continued raids on private patient collectives and poor enforcement of state law meet a legal roadblock