Pages tagged "ban"

CA Supreme Court Grants Review to Pack and Riverside, Local Lawmakers Should Take Note

| January 18, 2012 |

The California Supreme Court has made a move that should improve safe access by granting review for two controversial medical marijuana cases decided by lower appellate courts in 2011. As a result of this move, both Pack v. City of...

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Some City Council Members in LA and Long Beach Move to Ban Patients’ Coops and Collectives

| October 12, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1977" align="alignnone" width="202" caption="Long Beach City Attorney Robert Shannon"][/caption]In the wake of a confusing ruling in Pack v. Long Beach from California’s Second Appellate District, efforts are under way in Los Angeles and Long Beach to ban medical cannabis...

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Trial Court Denies Challenge to Anaheim Ban on Dispensaries for a Second Time

| August 19, 2011 |

        In an anticipated trial ruling in Qualified Patients Association v. City of Anaheim, Judge Chafee denied a challenge to Anaheim’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries after he was reversed by the Fourth Appellate District one year ago. In this week’s...

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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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MT Governor vetoes repeal, but the fight continues

| April 14, 2011 |

 [caption id="attachment_1391" align="alignnone" width="275" caption="Governor Schweitzer "][/caption]Medical cannabis patients in Montana scored a victory yesterday, when Governor Schweitzer vetoed a bill that would have repealed that state’s seven-year old medical cannabis law, but there is little time to celebrate. The...

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LA Patients Protest County Ban

| December 07, 2010 |

Fifty medical cannabis patients and advocates protested in front of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ meeting this morning in response to the Board’s 4-1 vote to ban medical cannabis collectives in unincorporated communities. Protesters cheered as motorists honked...

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"Driven to the back alleys"

| December 02, 2010 |

LA County Supervisor Don Knabe and his colleagues on the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission just overturned a ban on raves at the LA Coliseum. The Commission enacted a ban this summer after a 15-year old girl died of a...

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LA Supervisors Fumble

| November 23, 2010 |

[caption id="attachment_1019" align="alignleft" width="106" caption="Supervisor Antonovich"][/caption]Los Angeles County Supervisors voted 4-1 today to ban medical cannabis collectives in the unincorporated communities of the county, overturning a 2006 ordinance regulating safe access. The vote was in response to concerns about public...

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