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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.