Recent Medical Marijuana Convictions Spur Action from State and Federal Government - Americans for Safe AccessIn a press conference in San Francisco today, state assembly member Mark Leno released a letter co-authored by state senator Don Perata and signed by 48 of their colleagues in the state assembly and state senate urging the CA congressional delegation to:
1. Secure states rights to regulate and oversee the use and cultivation of medical cannabis
2. Amend the controlled substance act to allow medical necessity defense and
WHERE: Pacific Bell Park, San Francisco
WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, 2002; 5:00 pm, at beginning of World Series game
WHO: Sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a medical marijuana rights campaign. More details on ASA can be found online at www.safeaccessnow.