Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

Apr 18, 2014

Bonnie Dumanis makes victims out of our vulnerable young people, please don’t vote for her.

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

Mar 16, 2014

San Diego Americans for Safe Access For Immediate Release: March 16, 2014 Ronnie Chang, a state legal medical marijuana patient and a directing member of Club One Collective/Extreme Holistic Care in San Marcos, will be sentenced on money laundering charges in San Diego’s Edward J. Schwartz Courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014 at 9:00AM.  “This case has...

Deputy District Attorney Compelled to Offer Misdemeanor in Medical Marijuana Transportation Case

Deputy District Attorney Compelled to Offer Misdemeanor in Medical Marijuana Transportation Case

Mar 3, 2014

March 3, 2014 By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator San Diego, CA – Well-know medical cannabis defense attorney, Michael J. McCabe and his client Alexander Ayres were in the Vista courthouse in San Diego County today to accept a plea deal and bring an end to the months-long ordeal for Ayres, a legal medical...

Charges Dropped Against Landlord in Ronnie Chang Federal Medical Marijuana Case

Charges Dropped Against Landlord in Ronnie Chang Federal Medical Marijuana Case

Jul 14, 2013

By Terrie Best San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator July 14, 2013  San Diego, CA – It has been a great summer for medical cannabis attorney, Mark Bluemel, and his clients when days after the Tim O’Shea case was dismissed in state court in the interest of justice, Mr. Bluemel announced that in the federal arena, charges were...

Tim O’Shea Medical Marijuana Trial – Play by Play

Tim O’Shea Medical Marijuana Trial – Play by Play

Jun 12, 2013

Day 1 (pre-trial motions)   June 12, 2013   By Terrie Best, San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator   San Diego, CA – After a day and a half of delays finding a courtroom to try the Tim O’Shea case – in an overbooked courthouse that has no business wasting rooms on legitimate medical cannabis patients...

Senior Citizens and Patient Advocates Brave San Diego Federal Courthouse in Support of Legal Cannabis Patients Victimized by Unethical Wire Tap

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access San Diego, CA – Over 60 senior citizens put the Edward Schwartz Federal Courthouse on its ear by forming a long line outside the building, donning green medical cannabis ribbons of support, and setting off metal detectors with their canes and walkers. Their mission: To support Ronnie Chang, Hal Pilotte...

State legal Medical Cannabis Patient Remains in Federal Detention as U.S. Attorney Pressure for Plea

State legal Medical Cannabis Patient Remains in Federal Detention as U.S. Attorney Pressure for Plea

Jul 31, 2012

By: Terrie Best San Diego, CA – Ron Chang, a state legal medical cannabis patient, remains in federal custody after a motion to modify his pretrial release was denied by Judge Michael M. Anello in the United State District Court for the Southern District of California. On July 30th, 2012, in front of Ron Chang’s supporters and patient advocates, Michael...

Mistrial Declared in Medical Marijuana Trial; Judge Dismisses Refilling of Charges In The Interest of Justice

Mistrial Declared in Medical Marijuana Trial; Judge Dismisses Refilling of Charges In The Interest of Justice

May 25, 2012

By: Eugene Davidovich, San Diego Americans for Safe Access Another devastating blow to San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ fierce fight against medical marijuana patients; Judge Parsky declared a mistrial after the jury was hopelessly deadlocked. SAN DIEGO – On May 16th, twelve jurors and two alternates were selected in the trial of DA Bonnie Dumanis...

Club One Collective – Federal Court Update

A team of attorneys along with six defendants were in Department 5 of the San Diego Federal Courthouse Tuesday, January 10, 2012, before Judge Anello to file a motion to continue an alleged case of conspiracy to distribute and manufacture cannabis, among other charges typical of the injustice of federal interference in California state law. The motion was...

Court Support Requested – THURSDAY 3/11/2010 – 10am

Court Support Requested – THURSDAY 3/11/2010 – 10am Department 55 – 220 W Broadway San Diego CA 92101 Today, Wednesday March 10, 2010 all in limine motions were completed and a jury was selected in the medical marijuana trial of People v Davidovich. On Thursday opening statement will begin from both the prosecution and the defense. This will be the...

UPDATE: People V. Davidovich

The prosecutor in my case is Ms. Theresa Pham, a local Deputy District Attorney that seems to be reporting to and getting her marching orders directly from Bonnie Dumanis in this case. In fact several other Deputy DA’s are working for her on this case, including Romil Tohidi and a number graduate law clerks that have now been retained by th prosecution to...

Pretrial Motion Based on Congressional Spending Bill May Get Traction in State Medical Cannabis Case

Pretrial Motion Based on Congressional Spending Bill May Get Traction in State Medical Cannabis Case

Apr 1, 2015

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access April 1, 2015 San Diego, CA – Today in court, absent their clients, attorneys Michael J. McCabe and Heather Bugan argued a motion to dismiss the charges in a medical cannabis case. The argument was based on a much-publicized federal spending bill that is proving promising for cannabis patients.  The...

Federal Medical Marijuana Defendant Ronnie Chang Reaches Plea Bargain with U.S. Justice Department

Federal Medical Marijuana Defendant Ronnie Chang Reaches Plea Bargain with U.S. Justice Department

Oct 14, 2013

  By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator San Diego CA – Medical cannabis patient and collective operator, Ronnie Chang’s ordeal with the federal government will come to an end on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, after spending over a year behind bars in federal custody awaiting a trial that was to have started...

U.S Attorney Folds Under Pressure, Backs Away from Gag Order in Medical Marijuana Case, as San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Observes and Prepares Public for Jury Nullification

U.S Attorney Folds Under Pressure, Backs Away from Gag Order in Medical Marijuana Case, as San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Observes and Prepares Public for Jury Nullification

May 23, 2013

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator San Diego, CA  – San Diego’s medical cannabis community saw history in the making when the city’s Mayor, Bob Filner, showed up to a federal hearing, sat with his arm around the defendant’s elderly mother and held a press conference discussing jury nullification –...

Federal Medical Marijuana Court Support and Press Conference with San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Federal Medical Marijuana Court Support and Press Conference with San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

May 18, 2013

Who:         Federal defendant Ronnie Chang and his atty Michael J. McCabe Esq. What:        Gag Order Hearing in Federal Medical Marijuana Case        Press Conference with Mayor Bob Filner When:       2:00PM – Monday, May 20, 2013 Mayor’s Press Conference to Follow Where:      Dept. 5, on the 3rd Flr. of the San Diego...