Medical Marijuana Advocacy Group Training Public Defenders

| May 04, 2004 |

Los Angeles – Successfully defending medical marijuana patients in court will be the focus of a series of legal trainings kicking off in Los Angeles tomorrow. Public defenders and court-appointed attorneys will be on hand at the Los Angeles Board...

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Supreme Court Asked to Overturn Ban on Medical Marijuana Prosecutions

| April 21, 2004 |

San Francisco –  The government wants to roll back the decision by a federal appeals court that the prohibition on marijuana is unconstitutional when used to prosecute people who use it medicinally. Tuesday the Justice Department asked the Supreme Court...

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Prison, House Arrest for Couple Who Grew Medical Marijuana

| April 13, 2004 |

Los Angeles

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Federal Sentencing Tuesday on Medical Marijuana Charges

| April 12, 2004 |

Los Angeles – Arrested for growing marijuana for

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Federal Judge to Allow First Medical Defense for Marijuana Growers

| March 22, 2004 |

Los Angeles

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First Constitutional Challenge to Medical Marijuana Charges

| March 19, 2004 |

Los Angeles –  For the first time, a criminal prosecution of medical marijuana patients is facing a challenge on constitutional grounds that could lead to dismissal of all charges.

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Ban on Federal Medical Marijuana Raids Stands

| February 27, 2004 |

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Veterans Demand VA Provide Better Access to Medical Marijuana

| February 19, 2004 |

SAN FRANCISCO –  At noon today, veterans and medical marijuana activists in San Francisco will be asking doctors working for the Veteran’s Administration to help provide better access to medical marijuana. Veterans report that many VA doctors resist giving recommendations out...

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National Day of Action for Medical Marijuana Activists Today

| February 18, 2004 |

San Francisco –  Patients, doctors and activists are gathering at noon today at the offices of their Representatives to the U.S. House to either praise or protest them, as part of the 2nd annual National Medical Marijuana Action Week. Each...

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Medical Marijuana Changes to be Challenged at Oakland City Council

| February 16, 2004 |

Oakland – Medical marijuana activists are asking Oakland City Council to reconsider new regulations that would limit access to medical marijuana. The second reading of the new restrictions is scheduled for Tuesday night’s council meeting, following a rally and press...

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