Pages tagged "California Weekly Roundup"

  • ASA California Roundup: April 21, 2014

    Contents:

    Message from the CA Director - Is an ASA Chapter, Action Group, or Affiliate Right for Your Community?

    California News

    • Support building to fix state medical pot system (California)
    • Local Government Groups Join in Effort to Establish Clear Regulations for Medical Marijuana (California)
    • Pot Smoke And Mirrors: Vaporizer Pens Hide Marijuana Use (California)
    • 420 College -Continuing Complications: Medical Marijuana vs. IRS (California)
    • Long Beach officials loosen restrictions on medical marijuana collectives in draft law (Long Beach)
    • Medical marijuana case dismissed against two men (Long Beach)
    • Pastors reach out on 4/20 (Los Angeles)
    • Medical Marijuana Distributor Sentenced To 22-Year Prison Term Wins 8-Year Reduction (Santa Ana)
    • Marijuana growers being driven from the Valley floor may be heading to Sierra foothills (Tulare County)
    • Martinez makes move to ban outdoor marijuana growing (Martinez)

    Events

    • Monday, April 21, 2014 – CA Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee Hearing on SB 1262 (Sacramento)
    • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – Sacramento County Board of Supervisors (Sacramento)
    • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – CA Assembly Public Safety Committee Hearing on AB 1894 (Sacramento)
    • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Medical Cannabis Forum with District Attorney Candidates (Sonoma)
    • Sunday, April 27, 2014 – Google Hangout for New & Potential ASA Chapters (Online)
    • Monday, April 28, 2014 – CA Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing on SB 1029 (Sacramento)
    • Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – CA Public Safety Committee Hearing on AB 2500 (Sacramento)
    • Monday, May 12, 2014 – Bloodganja: Medical Cannabis Movie & Panel (Santa Barbara)

    Court Support

    • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Court Support for Shelby Lucero (Sacramento)

    Take Action

    • Don’t Ban Indoor Cultivation in Sacramento County!
    • Oppose AB 2500 in California!
    • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

    ASA Website Spotlight

    • Work With ASA

    ASA CA Chapter Spotlight

    • Sacramento ASA

    ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

    • Thursday, April 24, 2014 – Sacramento ASA (Sacramento)
    • Sunday, April 27, 2014 – Google Hangout for New Chapters (Online)
    • Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Nevada County ASA (North San Juan)
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  • ASA California Roundup: April 14, 2014

    Message from the CA Director - A New Medical Cannabis Bill in CA

    California News

    • Medical-Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill (National)
    • California Gets Stricter Medical Marijuana Regulations (California)
    • Marijuana: Another Contributor to California's Drought (California)
    • How medical marijuana is helping Californian children with epilepsy (California)
    • Vague state marijuana rules cost cities (California)
    • Medical marijuana supporters launch effort (Costa Mesa)
    • Medical marijuana activist sues Redondo police (Redondo Beach)
    • Marijuana addressed by Gridley City Council (Gridley)
    • Permit issued for Arnold medical collective (Calveras County)
    • Lathrop just says no to medical pot dispensaries (Lathrop)
    • Long Beach voters favor Measure A tax on medical marijuana (Long Beach)

    Events

    • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – San Diego Public Safety Committee Hearing (San Diego)
    • Saturday, April 19, 2014 – CBD Seminar (Grass Valley)
    • Monday, April 21, 2014 – CA Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee Hearing on SB 1262 (Sacramento)
    • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – CA Assembly Public Safety Committee Hearing on AB 1894 (Sacramento)
    • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Medical Cannabis Forum with District Attorney Candidates (Sonoma)

    Court Support

    • Monday, April 14, 2014 – Court Support for Ronnie Chang (San Diego)
    • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Court Support for Taryn Hughey & Ryan Metroka (Oroville)
    • Thursday, April 17, 2014 – Court Support for Joe Grumbine (Long Beach)

    Take Action

    • National: Support HR 689 and HR 710
    • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

    ASA Website Spotlight

    • ASA Live

    ASA CA Chapter Spotlight

    • San Francisco ASA

    ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

    • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - San Francisco ASA (San Francisco)
    • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - East Bay ASA (Oakland)
    • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Lake County ASA (Clearlake Oaks)
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  • ASA California Roundup: April 7, 2014

    Contents:

    Message from the CA Director - Californians in DC

    California News

    • Supreme Court Approves Returning Medical Marijuana to California Patient Stopped in Arizona (National)
    • AAN endorses cannabis for MS (National)
    • More Pot, Safer Roads: Marijuana Legalization Could Bring Unexpected Benefits (National)
    • Rural County Representatives of California Report Medical Marijuana Bills to Develop Statewide Regulatory Scheme on the Legislature’s Agenda (California)
    • Long Beach’s Measure A would set tax on medical marijuana (Long Beach)
    • More than 450 medical pot shops file to renew taxes in Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
    • Group using cannabis oil to treat children’s seizures told to shut down by L.A. City Attorney (Los Angeles)
    • Stockton man heads to prison for supplying medical marijuana (Stockton)
    • 400 marijuana plants seized from underground garden in Hilmar (Merced County)
    • Council pledges to ban outdoor marijuana grows (Martinez)
    • State Medical Board issues settlement, disciplinary order for Upper Lake doctor; probation, courses ordered (Lake County)
    • Judge upholds Bakersfield's marijuana dispensary ban (Bakersfield)

    Events

    • Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - CA Senate Human Services Committee Hearing on SB 1029 (Sacramento)
    • Thursday, April 10, 2014 – Book Signing with Peter Hecht, Author of Weed Land (Sacramento)
    • Monday, April 14, 2014 – Court Support for Ronnie Chang (San Diego)
    • Thursday, April 17, 2014 – Court Support for Joe Grumbine (Long Beach)
    • Monday, April 21, 2014 – CA Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee Hearing on SB 1262 (Sacramento)
    • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Medical Cannabis Forum with District Attorney Candidates (Sonoma)

    Take Action

    • Support HR 689 and HR 710
    • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

    ASA Website Spotlight

    • ASA Monthly Activist Newsletters

    ASA CA Chapter Spotlight

    • San Diego ASA - 2013 Chapter of the Year

    ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

    • Tuesday, April 8, 2014 – Nevada County ASA (Grass Valley)
    • Tuesday, April 8, 2014 – San Diego ASA (San Diego)
    • Thursday, April 10, 2014 - San Diego ASA (Imperial Beach)
    • Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Yuba County ASA (Foothills)
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  • ASA California Roundup: March 24, 2014

    Contents:

    Message from the CA Director - Local victories in CA

    California News

    • Medical marijuana dispensaries are denied federal tax breaks (National)
    • Boom and bust in California’s medical marijuana industry (California)
    • Medical marijuana should be regulated by state (California)
    • Medical Marijuana Appeal Rejected, Aaron Sandusky Faces Nine More Years (California)
    • Anti-Pot Rhetoric Out of Step With California Voters (California)
    • San Pablo puts brakes on tough new anti-marijuana ordinance (San Pablo)
    • Fresno City Council bans all marijuana growing (Fresno)
    • Fontana’s Last Medical Marijuana Dispensary Fights Looming Shutdown (Fontana)
    • West Covina joins neighbors in medical marijuana dispensary ban (West Covina)
    • Judge Blows Smoke On LA Pot Shops' Equal Protection Suit (Los Angeles)

    Events

    • Monday March 24, 2014 – Court Support for Steve Wick (Inyo County)
    • 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 Advocates Training Center

    ASA Merchandise

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

    ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

    • Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - San Diego ASA (North County)
    • Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sacramento ASA (Sacramento)
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