Pages tagged "San Diego"

CA cities: License, ban, or let voters decide?

| March 09, 2015 |

California communities are still grappling with medical cannabis in the absence of a statewide licensing and regulation program. Dispensary applications in San Diego continue to move forward, clearing an important legal hurdle last week. Voters in Riverside and Yucca Valley...

Read more

Happy MLK Day, California!

| January 19, 2015 |

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, California! I hope you are all having a safe and healthy holiday. There is good news and bad news at the local level in this week’s California Weekly Roundup. The good news is that...

Read more

ASA California Weekly Roundup: October 6, 2014

| October 06, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: 5% used medical cannabis, 92% found relief State & Local News: Mendocino County, Humboldt County, San Jose, Los Angeles, Vallejo, El Cajon, San Diego, and more Public Meetings & Events: Richmond, Alameda County, Lincoln, Nevada City, San...

Read more

One More Week...

| July 28, 2014 |

   Contents: Message from the CA Director: One more week... State & Local News: News From Communities All Over California Public Meetings & Events: CA Citizen Lobby Day & Sonoma Blossom Festival Court Support: Westminster Take Action Now: Register for...

Read more

San Diego's Higher Love Cooperative Sentenced to Summary Probation for Manufacturing Medical Marijuana Concentrates

| June 24, 2014 |

San Diego, CA – Three medical cannabis patient defendants were sentenced on felony manufacturing and possession charges after butane canisters and hash oil were discovered in their home - the friends were free to go yesterday when the judge sentenced them...

Read more

ASA California Roundup: May 12, 2014

| May 12, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Don’t regulate medical marijuana like alcoholCalifornia News Congress Says “No” To VA Doctors’ Abilities To Recommend Pot To Vets (National) Law enforcement, cannabis industry support Evans’ drug storage bill (California) California's Police Fear Weed...

Read more

ASA California Roundup: May 5, 2014

| May 05, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Well done, CaliforniaCalifornia News Veterans Equal Access Amendment Nearly Passes in Milestone Congressional Medical Marijuana Vote (National) League of California Cities Report Crucial Doctor Provisions Deleted from Medical Marijuana Bill in Senate Health Committee...

Read more

ASA California Roundup: April 28, 2014

| April 28, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - A busy week for medical cannabis in the California legislatureCalifornia News Regulations are good for patients (California) State Senate panel advances medical marijuana regulations (California) Medical Association won't back medical pot bill because of...

Read more

Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases

| April 16, 2014 |

San Diego, CA – Over a handful of weeks three state legal medical cannabis patient defendants have had charges dropped against them in two different courts.  Congratulations to Andrew Turner and his attorney, Mark Bluemel and Daniel Gregg with co-defendant, Donna...

Read more

ASA California Roundup: April 7, 2014

| April 07, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Californians in DCCalifornia 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)...

Read more