Seriously Ill Medical Marijuana Patients File Federal Lawsuit Against San Diego Officials for Rights Violations

Seriously Ill Medical Marijuana Patients File Federal Lawsuit Against San Diego Officials for Rights Violations

Sep 24, 2014

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 24, 2014 Contact: San Diego Americans for Safe Access 619-651-0706 Seriously Ill Medical Marijuana Patients File Federal Lawsuit Against San Diego Officials for Rights Violations San Diego couple were acquitted by a jury after enduring a questionable paramilitary-style raid on their property San Diego, CA — A...

House votes to block the DOJ from spending money on medical marijuana investigations

House votes to block the DOJ from spending money on medical marijuana investigations

Jun 1, 2014

I can’t keep myself from congratulating the staff at Americans for Safe Access … for all of their work to help make this happen. […] ASA is the one organization dedicated to medical marijuana issues exclusively–[…]–and the vote is a huge win for ASA’s constituency and its staff.

Medical Marijuana Patients Launch Not Dumanis Campaign

Medical Marijuana Patients Launch Not Dumanis Campaign

May 30, 2014

San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) launches NotDumanis.com website to draw public attention to District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ fierce fight against medical marijuana patients as well as her many other failures in office. SAN DIEGO, CA – In her service as San Diego County District Attorney, Bonnie Dumanis has undermined the most...

Civic Engagement May be First Step to Expanding Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Civic Engagement May be First Step to Expanding Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Apr 24, 2014

By Terrie Best I want what the City of San Diego is now calling a Medical Marijuana Consumer Cooperative (MMCC) in my neighborhood but nowhere in my community is there an appropriate zone.  Expanding the allowable zones for MMCC’s will be challenging but according to the Planning Division, a Division of the Planning, Neighborhoods and Economic Development...

Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases

Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases

Apr 13, 2014

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator SAN DIEGO, CA – Over a handful of weeks three state legal medical cannabis patient defendants have had charges dropped against them in two different courts.  Congratulations to Andrew Turner and his attorney, Mark Bluemel and Daniel Gregg with co-defendant, Donna and their...

EXPOSED: U.S. Attorney Caught Cheating in Marijuana Case

EXPOSED: U.S. Attorney Caught Cheating in Marijuana Case

Mar 8, 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to Article 10 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights; “Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.” After a completely unfair trial and a severe berating...

CA Action Alert – Oppose AB 1588

CA Action Alert – Oppose AB 1588

Mar 6, 2014

The California Assembly Committee on Public Safety will hear testimony on AB 1588, a bill authored by Assembly Member Connie Conway (R- Visalia), on Tuesday, March 11. Americans for Safe Access (ASA) would like to ask members and allies to speak up in opposition to this bill at or before Tuesday’s hearing.Please take a minute to call or email the Assembly...

Judge Hears Witness Testimony in Medical Marijuana Trial – Day 2 of Dennis and Deborah Littles’ Pre-trial Motions

Judge Hears Witness Testimony in Medical Marijuana Trial – Day 2 of Dennis and Deborah Littles’ Pre-trial Motions

Mar 6, 2014

March 6, 2014 By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator San Diego, CA – Day two of pretrial motions for Deborah and Dennis Little took place yesterday in the Vista Courthouse as what is referred to as 402 hearings ate up most of the day.  The hearings are a disclosure process the court uses to ascertain if witness...

Prop 215 Party, Get your Tickets Today!

Prop 215 Party, Get your Tickets Today!

Jan 26, 2014

A Celebration of 18 Years of Safe Access in California. The San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access brings you the City’s premier Prop 215 Party on Saturday, February 15th! Join us for a jammin’ night of live Music, Food, Raffles, Prizes and Safe Access. ••• We are excited to announce “C-Money”, trumpeter of Slightly Stoopid,...

Jovan Jackson Sentenced to Probation, Work Furlough but Under Judge’s Order will be Allowed Medical Cannabis Use

Jovan Jackson Sentenced to Probation, Work Furlough but Under Judge’s Order will be Allowed Medical Cannabis Use

Dec 14, 2013

By Terrie Best – San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator December 14th, 2013 San Diego, CA – In a significant loss for San Diego District Attorney, Bonnie Dumanis, Jovan Jackson, a medical cannabis patient and former Answerdam Collective Operator will serve only three years probation and a handful of months in a work...

November Chapter Meeting San Diego Americans for Safe Access

November Chapter Meeting San Diego Americans for Safe Access

Nov 7, 2013

Join the San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access on Tuesday, November 12th from 7-9pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant located at 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92123 for the November monthly chapter meeting. At this months meeting we will be joined by candidate for San Diego County District Attorney Robert Brewer who will discuss his campaign and...

Medical Marijuana Advocacy Monthly Chapter Meeting – San Diego ASA

Join patients, advocates, scientists, and concerned citizens Tuesday, July 9th from 7pm – 9pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant located at 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92123 for the July San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access monthly meeting. At Tuesday’s meeting we will discuss federal legislation as well as updates regarding...

Proposed Medical Marijuana Ordinance Released – Item Officially Docketed

Proposed Medical Marijuana Ordinance Released – Item Officially Docketed

Apr 18, 2013

The San Diego City Council has officially docketed Mayor Filner’s proposed medical marijuana ordinance for April 22 — here is the proposed ordinance and all the UPDATED supporting documentation released this week including memos from Councilmember Marti Emerald and Council President Todd Gloria:...

Medical Marijuana Seminar: Law Science and Advocacy

Medical Marijuana Seminar: Law Science and Advocacy

Mar 24, 2013

This one day seminar will focus on medical cannabis law, science, and advocacy featuring two expert attorneys, a doctor and a registered nurse. The experts will discuss recent state court decisions and federal lawsuits which have changed the landscape for medical cannabis lawyers, cultivators, providers, and patients, aligning cannabis with the natural products...

ACTION ALERT: Ask Your Representative to Back Two New Federal Medical Cannabis Bills

ACTION ALERT: Ask Your Representative to Back Two New Federal Medical Cannabis Bills

Mar 6, 2013

SUPPORT HR 689 AND HR 710 Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Sam Farr recently introduced legislation that will end the federal conflict with state medical cannabis programs. Blumenauer’s bill, titled the States’ Medical Marijuana Patient Protections Act (HR 689), will move cannabis out of Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act and allow for medical...