Pages tagged "sonoma"

  • ASA California Roundup: April 28, 2014

    Contents:

    Message from the CA Director - A busy week for medical cannabis in the California legislature

    California 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 lack of research (California)
    • Cops and Politicians Play Doctor With California Patients (California)
    • Sacramento County supervisors vote to ban outdoor marijuana gardens (Sacramento County)
    • Video: Applicants seek permits for medical pot shops (San Diego)
    • Inside a Christian Pot Shop (Sacramento)
    • Santa Monica City Council Balks At Endorsing Medical Marijuana Bill (Santa Monica)
    • Medical marijuana advocacy group seeks suspension of Diamond Bar’s ban on dispensaries (Diamond Bar)
    • D.A. candidates tackle medical pot at Santa Rosa forum (Sonoma County)
    • Pot grower sues Fresno County, saying cultivation fines excessive (Fresno County)
    • Tehama County Supervisors ban marijuana cultivation on vacant lots; require annual registration renewal (Tehama County)

    Events

    • 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)
    • Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - CA Senate Public Safety Committee Hearing on SB 1193 (Sacramento)
    • Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – CA Senate Health Committee Hearing on SB 1262 (Sacramento)
    • Monday, May 12, 2014 – Bloodganja: Medical Cannabis Movie & Panel (Santa Barbara)
    • Wednesday, May 28, 2014 – Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Meeting (Sacramento)

    Take Action

    • Oppose AB 2500 in California!
    • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

    ASA Website Spotlight

    • The Informed Advocate

    ASA CA Chapter Spotlight

    • Sonoma ASA

    ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

    • Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - San Diego ASA (North County)
    • Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Sonoma ASA (Santa Rosa)
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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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  • Medical Cannabis News Roundup

    For your perusing pleasure, here are several recent articles about the medical cannabis movement.