Medical Marijuana Advocates Sue Federal Government over Rescheduling Delay

Medical Marijuana Advocates Sue Federal Government over Rescheduling Delay

May 23, 2011

Writ filed today in DC Circuit Court for unreasonable delay in answering 9-year-old petition Washington, DC — A Coalition of advocacy groups and patients filed suit in the DC Circuit Court today to compel the Obama administration to answer a 9-year-old petition to reclassify medical marijuana. The Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis (CRC) has never...

LCI – Free Marijuana Education Night – June 7

LCI – Free Marijuana Education Night – June 7

May 20, 2011

YOU are invited to Legal Cannabis Institute’s FREE Marijuana Education Night! We want you to understand cannabis and all it’s many benefits. Medical Marijuana laws are complex! We will discuss: Why does society have this tainted view of cannabis? Is there any science behind cannabinoids? Is it easy to grow marijuana? What is all this 420, 215, Attorney...

ACTION ALERT: Urge Governors to Stand Up for Patient Rights

Patients, Activists, and Friends— 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 in state sanctioned medical cannabis programs. While our community has seen these types...

Chula Vista PS Subcommittee to Discuss Medical Marijuana Wednesday May 18

Chula Vista PS Subcommittee to Discuss Medical Marijuana Wednesday May 18

May 16, 2011

Chula Vista – Public Safety Subcommittee To Discuss Medical Marijuana Dispensaries On Wednesday, May 18, 2011, the City of Chula Vista’s Public Safety Subcommittee will be meeting to discuss “Medical Marijuana Dispensaries” and crafting their recommendations to the Chula Vista City Council. The City currently has a moratorium on dispensaries which is due...

ASA Raid Preparedness Training 5/15 – 1pm – Legal Cannabis Institute

ASA Raid Preparedness Training 5/15 – 1pm – Legal Cannabis Institute

May 15, 2011

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement agencies continue to raid medical cannabis providers in San Diego County, even if their conduct is legal under state law and complies with all regulations, just this month we saw raids across different states as well as right here in San Diego County. To help the community prepare, Americans for...

Delaware legalizes medical marijuana

Delaware legalizes medical marijuana WILMINGTON, Delaware | Fri May 13, 2011 5:23pm EDT (Reuters) – Delaware became the 16th state on Friday to legalize marijuana for medical use after the governor signed the bill into law. The law allows patients who certify they have a serious medical condition such as cancer to possess up to six ounces, or 170 grams, of...

ACLU Calls On Holder To Make Clear DOJ Will Not Prosecute People Complying With State Medical Marijuana Laws

Recent Letters Issued By U.S. Attorneys Threaten Prosecution FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union has called on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to make clear that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will not prioritize prosecution of people who comply with state medical marijuana laws, in...

Protect Patients’ Right to Work – Support SB 129

The California Senate will soon vote on SB 129, a bill sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA) that will protect responsible, law abiding patients from discrimination in the workplace. Can you take minute right now to call your Senator and ask him or her to support SB 129? Employers in California can fire an employee just for being a medical cannabis...

San Diego ASA May Chapter Meeting

San Diego ASA May Chapter Meeting

May 5, 2011

Attention: Patients, Collectives, and Concerned Citizens! The San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will be holding its MAIN San Diego Chapter Meeting at 7 pm on Tuesday May 10, 2011 at the La Jolla Brew House located at 7536 Faye Ave. San Diego CA Collective and Cooperative Directors are encouraged to attend! We will be discussing the ASA Ballot...

Oceanside Stop the Ban Letter Drive – Saturday May 7

Oceanside Stop the Ban Letter Drive – Saturday May 7

May 5, 2011

Help collect letters to Stop the Ban in Oceanside! MAY 7TH 11:30AM OCEANSIDE PIER – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Join patients, advocates and concerned citizens at the Oceanside Pier at 11:30 on Saturday May 7, 2011 in front of the Oceanside Pier Sign on the corner of North Pacific St. and Pier View Way for a day of educating Oceanside residents about the impending ban...

Patient Care Association of California – Referendum on San Diego City Council Medical Marijuana Ordiancne

Patient Care Association of California – Referendum on San Diego City Council Medical Marijuana Ordiancne

May 4, 2011

The Patient Care Association of California, a newly formed non-profit association of San Diego medical cannabis collectives and cooperatives has launched an effort to repeal the recently adopted medical marijuana ordinance through a referendum process. For more information on how to get involved with the referendum effort contact: (858) 413-7722 or email...

San Diego Medical Marijuana Advocates Participate in National Day of Action Against Federal Interference

San Diego Medical Marijuana Advocates Participate in National Day of Action Against Federal Interference

May 2, 2011

Advocates deliver “Cease and Desist” orders to the US Attorney’s office in San Diego as well as to District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ office SAN DIEGO — Monday, May 2, 2011 our community lost two more of our brothers and sisters to the failed war on drugs. Dale Schafer and Dr. Mollie Fry turned themselves over to federal agents to serve...

Monday, May 2: Order the DEA to Cease and Desist Defend Patients’ Rights!

Monday, May 2: Order the DEA to Cease and Desist Defend Patients’ Rights!

Apr 30, 2011

San Diego Patients, Activists and Friends— Join us at San Diego Federal Courthouse on Monday May 2, 2011 at 9am, when fellow community members and local activists will be delivering ASA’s Cease and Desist to the US Attorney’s Office, local DEA offices, and San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ office. WHAT: CEASE AND DESIST WHEN: Monday 9am May...

Medical Marijuana Raids San Diego

This morning with the support and approval of San Diego County District Attorney (DA) Bonnie Dumanis and in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), swat style raids were perpetrated in both San Diego and Riverside Counties. As soon as the local chapter was notified of the raids the SD ASA Raid Response team was activated and several members...

Medical Marijuana Advocates Threaten to Sue if San Diego Fails to Amend Flawed Ordinance

New law shuts down more than 100 operating facilities & leaves virtually no options for relocation San Diego, CA — Medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) threatened to file suit against the City of San Diego today if it doesn’t amend a recent ordinance that patient advocates are calling a de-facto ban on local...