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ASA California Roundup: March 31, 2014

Contents:

Message from the CA Director - Maral v. Live Oak – Local Politics Matter

California News

  • Crime Reduces at Steeper Rate in States Allowing Medical Marijuana, Study Says (National)
  • Medical marijuana eases some MS symptoms, neurologists report (National)
  • California Supreme Court upholds ruling on local medical marijuana cultivation bans (California)
  • Police Lobby Wants to Gut Medical Pot in California (California)
  • Leland Yee corruption case: State senator faces uphill fight against strong FBI evidence(California)
  • On marijuana legalization in California and Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s remarks (Califonia)
  • Petition drive seeks to overturn Watsonville medical marijuana ban (Watsonville)
  • Shasta County expecting busy marijuana grow season as number of illegal farms explodes (Redding)
  • City to ban pot growth; Council requests ordinance draft before next meeting; mayor says public welcome to comment on it (Colusa)
  • Measure A Gives Long Beach Voters Option To Tax Medpot (Long Beach)
  • Fresno County imposes marijuana growing fines (Fresno County)
  • Fresno man pleads guilty in marijuana growing operation near Newman (Stanislaus County)
  • The 102 Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries closed since Proposition D (map) (Los Angeles)

Events

  • April 5-7, 2014 - The 2nd Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference (Washington, DC)
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Medical Cannabis Forum with District Attorney Candidates (Sonoma)

Take Action

  • Oppose AB 2500 – Don’t turn patients into criminals!
  • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

ASA Website Spotlight

  • Limiting Law Enforcement Encounters

ASA Merchandise

  • ASA Cloud Vaporizer Pen
  • ASA Condition-Specific Booklets for Kindle

ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - San Francisco ASA (San Francisco)
  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - Yuba County ASA (Valley)
  • Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Sonoma ASA (Santa Rosa)
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ASA California Roundup: March 17, 2014

Contents:

Message from the CA Director - Let's do it again!

California News

  • ‘Cannabis Madness’ Revives Debate Over Medical Marijuana and Epilepsy (National)
  • New rules for medical pot (California)
  • In a Radical Shift, California Police Chiefs Push for Regulation of Medical Marijuana (California)
  • Odor, Sight of Marijuana Enough to Justify Car Search (California)
  • Medical Marijuana Patients Lose Custody Of Baby, Deemed Unfit Parents (Northern California)
  • Is it too late for California to regulate medical marijuana? (Los Angeles)
  • DEA, LAPD raid marijuana dispensaries, Beverly Hills homes (Los Angeles)
  • Medical marijuana brings in $8.6M in taxes to LA (Los Angeles)
  • San Bernardino marijuana dispensaries raided by police, sheriff’s deputies (San Bernardino)
  • Council approves medical marijuana ordinances (San Diego)
  • More than 300 marijuana plants seized from Merced home (Merced)
  • Calaveras sues to shutter 2 pot shops (San Andreas)

Events

  • Monday, March 17, 2014 – San Pablo City Council (San Pablo)
  • Monday, March 17, 2014 – Court Support for Elias Tuvor (Stockton)
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014 – Court Support for Daniel Gregg (Vista)
  • April 5-7, 2014 - The 2nd Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference (Washington, DC)
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Medical Cannabis Forum with District Attorney Candidates (Sonoma)

Take Action

  • Oppose AB 2500 – Don’t turn patients into criminals!
  • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

ASA Website Spotlight

  • Medical Cannabis Research

ASA Merchandise

  • ASA Cloud Vaporizer Pen
  • ASA Condition-Specific Booklets for Kindle

ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - San Francisco ASA (San Francisco)
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - East Bay ASA (Oakland)
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - Lake County ASA (Clearlake Oaks)
  • Sunday, March 23, 2014 - Nevada County ASA (North San Juan)
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