Pages tagged "ASA Chapters"

A Light at the End of the Tunnel

| August 23, 2011 |

A Light at the End of the TunnelBy: Eugene DavidovichIt is no secret that medical marijuana patients in San Diego have been historically treated as second class citizens by our local elected officials. The County Board of Supervisors has done...

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Chula Vista Police Strong-Arm Medical Marijuana Patients

| August 14, 2011 |

Chula Vista Police Strong-Arm Medical Marijuana Patients By: Eugene Davidovich, San Diego Americans for Safe Access, August 14, 2011Patients stand up in the face of threats, violence, and intimidation by Chula Vista Police Department during an illegal attempt to search...

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ASA California Tour: August 19 - September 1

| August 07, 2011 |

This month, ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer and I will be visiting eleven cities in California to train, empower, and activate the grassroots base of support for medical cannabis! Mark your calendar today for the closest stop on the ASA...

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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Support New Bills

| August 02, 2011 |

August is the month to visit your Congress Critter! Most Representatives will be back home soon, so this is your chance to explain why it's important to pass the bi-partisan legislation pending in Congress. H.R. would block the federal prosecution...

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First Permitted Dispensary Receives Final Permit from San Diego County Sheriff

| July 03, 2011 |

By: Eugene Davidovich, San Diego Americans for Safe AccessOn July 1, 2011, Mother Earth’s Alternative Healing Cooperative Inc. received their final permit the “Medical Marijuana Collective Operations Certificate”, signed by Sheriff Gore himself, allowing the coop to operate in full...

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Oppose SB 847 to protect local access in CA

| June 25, 2011 |

The California Assembly Committee on Local Government will vote on a bill that will make it much more difficult to establish a legal medical cannabis patients’ cooperative or collective on Tuesday, June 29. Senator Lou Correa’s (D-Santa Ana) SB 847...

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Congress to AG Holder: Let States Implement Medical Marijuana Laws without Federal Interference

| June 23, 2011 |

          Congressional members Barney Frank (D-MA) and Jared Polis (D-CO) wrote to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this week urging him to re-avow his commitment to an October 2009 memorandum that de-emphasized federal enforcement regarding medical marijuana.The 2009 memo was...

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Imperial Beach to Ban Collective Cultivation; City Council Refuses to Implement State’s Medical Marijuana Laws

| June 13, 2011 |

By: Eugene Davidovich and Marcus BoydImperial Beach, CA - On June 15, 2011 at 7pm, the Imperial Beach City Council will discuss and vote to enact an outright ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and all collective cultivation efforts in the...

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Patient Advocates Urge AG Holder to Clarify Federal Medical Cannabis Policy

| June 06, 2011 |

Americans for Safe Access is mobilizing its base to seek specific clarification from Holder regarding the Ogden memo and the Department of Justice policy related to medical cannabis. Holder made comments at a press conference in Providence, Rhode Island on...

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Bonnie Dumanis Continues War on Collective Cultivation in San Diego

| May 24, 2011 |

Benjamin Gasper Cultivation charges re-filed against legitimate medical marijuana patient after being previously dismissed in the same courthouse by different Judge. By: Terrie Best and Eugene Davidovich - San Diego Americans for Safe AccessSAN DIEGO – In the summer of...

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