Pages tagged "Washington"

Another Bad Employment Law Decision

| June 09, 2011 |

         In an 8-1 decision, a third state supreme court -- in this case, the Washington Supreme Court -- issued a negative decision regarding the employment rights of medical marijuana patients.  In Jane Roe v. TeleTech Customer Care Management, LLC, the...

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AG Holder: DOJ is Working to “Clarify” Federal Position on Medical Marijuana

| June 02, 2011 |

        At a press conference earlier today in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was peppered with questions about medical marijuana. This is understandable, given that a month ago U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha sent a letter to Rhode Island...

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Urge Governors to Stand Up for Patient Rights

| May 19, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1472" align="alignnone" width="252" caption="US AG Holder: Rattling Sabers"][/caption]In the past few months, United States Attorneys General in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Rhode Island, and Vermont  have issued letters threatening federal action against any entity, including state employees, participating...

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Activists rally against the imprisonment of patients & in defiance of increased federal attacks in medical marijuana states

| May 03, 2011 |

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) staged rallies yesterday in Sacramento, California and Washington, DC to bring attention to the unnecessary incarceration of more medical marijuana patients and to defy what has become an escalated federal attack on medical marijuana states....

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