Pages tagged "Federal"

New Documentary Illustrates the Need for and Benefit of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

| October 07, 2007 |

In a time of increased federal raids and DEA attacks on patients and providers across California, it is important to have educational tools like the new documentary, "Dispensing Cannabis: The California Story," to illustrate the importance of understanding and protecting...

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No Pattern or Rules to DEA Attacks

| October 03, 2007 |

Guest post written by James Anthony. James Anthony is a former Deputy City Attorney for Oakland and a LEAP member ( He now serves as land use permitting counsel for better MCDs throughout the State of California and looks forward...

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DEA Raid analysis 6/1-9/26/07

| September 27, 2007 |

As the Legal Coordinator, I recently started trying to collect all of the data on DEA raids and state-to-federal-turnovers so that we could all see how widespread and insidious this despicable war on patients really is. The results were interesting...

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Michael Teague Is Free at Last, as Federal Judge Questions Another Federal Medical Marijuana Prosecution

| September 25, 2007 |

Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge David Carter terminated the supervised release of Michael Teague fifteen months early in response to a motion filed by Americans for Safe Access.  Michael was one of the first federal medical marijuana prosecutions in California. ...

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60-Minutes Highlights Medical Cannabis Dispensaries and Interference by the Feds

| September 24, 2007 |

A 60-Minutes episode, which aired on Sunday, September 23, 2007, has finally shed some light on one of California's medical cannabis (marijuana) predicaments. The fact that 60-Minutes has chosen this moment in time to educate the U.S. public on medical...

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