Pages tagged "Dispensaries"

9.9.9. Raids Remembered

| September 09, 2011 |

By: Eugene DavidovichThe month of September has eternally been etched into memories of medical marijuana patients in San Diego. September 9th, marks the second anniversary of District Attorney (DA) Bonnie Dumanis’ Operation Green Rx raids; the largest one day swat...

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California Governor Signs Bill Recognizing Legality of Medical Marijuana Distribution

| August 31, 2011 |

       California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law today recognizing the legality of local distribution centers and the right of municipalities to regulate the much-needed provision of medical marijuana to hundreds of thousands of patients across the state. AB1300,...

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Tell CA Governor Brown to Veto Bad Bills

| August 28, 2011 |

There are two bills on the Governor’s desk that will severely limit safe access to medical cannabis in California. Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is calling on supporters to contact Governor Jerry Brown today and ask him to veto SB...

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Michigan Appellate Court Severely Limits Access to Medical Marijuana, Lansing Mayor Blasts Decision

| August 25, 2011 |

       On Tuesday, Michigan’s Court of Appeals ruled in People v. Compassionate Apothecary that the sale of medical marijuana was illegal under state law, outlawing an important method of distribution relied on by thousands of Michigan patients. According to the City...

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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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DA Bonnie Dumanis Pushes on with Prosecution of Legal San Diego Medical Marijuana Collective

| July 12, 2011 |

By: Terrie Best, San Diego Americans for Safe Access Legal cannabis patient Dexter Padilla was in court last week in front of Judge Albert T. Hartunian III as he and his attorney, Michael J. McCabe, of the Davidovich victory, fought...

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Celebrating Independence Day with an Unhealthy Dependence on the Federal Government

| July 04, 2011 |

         More by a confluence of circumstances than by design, the federal government made clear this past week its intolerance to medical cannabis as well as its intolerance to the independence of local and state governments to decide their own public...

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Medical Cannabis Community on Red Alert

| July 01, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1695" align="alignnone" width="275" caption="Deputy US AG Cole"][/caption]Under the Obama Administration, Deputy Attorney General James Cole issued a memo reinforcing the intent of the federal government to interfere with state medical cannabis laws, specifically the creation and licensing of dispensing...

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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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3 More Indictments in Federal Campaign Against Medical Marijuana

| June 24, 2011 |

       The federal government indicted three people yesterday in Montana, continuing its campaign to undermine medical marijuana laws across the country. The indictment against Jason Burns, Joshua Schultz, and Jesse Leland who were providing medical marijuana to state-qualified patients in Montana,...

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