Patients to Plant a Million Pot Seeds at Oakland City Hall Sunday

| February 13, 2004 |

Oakland – Medical marijuana patients plan to plant more than a million marijuana seeds at Oakland City Hall on Sunday.

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National Medical Marijuana Action Week Begins Sunday, February 15th

| February 12, 2004 |

San Francisco – Patients, doctors and activists will be gathering for fun events and political protests across the country during the 2nd annual National Medical Marijuana Action Week. Activities to raise awareness of the issues facing patients and the injustice...

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Government Seeks Right to Resume Medical Marijuana Prosecutions

| February 12, 2004 |

San Francisco –  The government wants to roll back the decision by a federal appeals court panel that the prohibition on cannabis is unconstitutional when used to prosecute people who use it medicinally.

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Feds Grab Medical Marijuana Patients from California State Courtroom

| January 15, 2004 |

SACRAMENTO - On Tuesday, in a stunning display of duplicitous double dealing, federal agents seized two medical marijuana patients from a California state courtroom after the local prosecutor lured the couple’s defense counsel into the judge’s chambers by moving to...

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Medical Marijuana Raids Are Unconstitutional, Appeals Court Rules

| December 17, 2003 |

In a decision with far-reaching implications, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case of Raich v. Ashcroft back to the district court for the issuing of an injunction against any further arrests or prosecutions...

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Probation for Directors of West Hollywood Medical Marijuana Center

| November 24, 2003 |

LOS ANGELES -- Despite attempts by federal prosecutors to portray three former directors of a West Hollywood medical marijuana dispensary as common drug dealers, a federal judge showed leniency today and sentenced them each to one year of probation.  ...

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Sentencing in Case that Closed West Hollywood Medical Marijuana Center

| November 21, 2003 |

LOS ANGELES -- West Hollywood’s mayor and city council have asked the federal judge for leniency in a high-profile medical marijuana case. Three directors of the Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Center, a West Hollywood medical marijuana dispensary that was a...

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Campaign Targeting Congressmen on Medical Marijuana Starts Today

| November 20, 2003 |

For the first time, a medical marijuana advocacy group is going after Congressmen where they live. Beginning today, every registered voter in four House Congressional districts will receive a phone call about their Representative’s vote against the Hinchey-Rohrabacher amendment, which...

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Drug Czar Tries to Duck Debate on Medical Marijuana Today

| November 17, 2003 |

Medical marijuana patients and activists are giving the nation’s drug czar another chance to debate them today, by taking their Town Hall Meeting to him at Moscone Center, where he is addressing the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting.  ...

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Drug Czar’s Visit to San Francisco Draws Community Protestors Today

| November 17, 2003 |

When the nation’s drug czar arrives in San Francisco today to take on medical marijuana and its supporters, he’ll be facing a tough crowd. As the leading spokesman for the federal government’s stated policy that there is no such thing...

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