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...

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...

Prosecution Sanctioned in Medical Marijuana Trial Due to Illegal Evidence Destruction Day 1 of Dennis and Deborah Littles’ Pre-trial Motions

Prosecution Sanctioned in Medical Marijuana Trial Due to Illegal Evidence Destruction Day 1 of Dennis and Deborah Littles’ Pre-trial Motions

Mar 4, 2014

March 4, 2014 By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator   San Diego, CA – Dennis and Deborah Little were in court in Vista before Judge Richard Munroy with their Attorneys Lance Rogers and Nathan Shaman to take the prosecution to task using what Nathan Shaman referred  to as a Trombetta Motion.  The issue the...

San Diego finally has an MMJ ordinance. What now?

San Diego finally has an MMJ ordinance. What now?

Mar 4, 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA – This Thursday at 6 p.m., the Alliance for Responsible Medicinal Access (ARMA) invites ASA supporters to find out the latest information on the permitting process, timing and proposed implementation of the new ordinance for cooperatives in the city of San Diego. ARMA’s government-affairs strategist will provide a briefing on the...

San Diego Medical Marijuana Patients Beware

San Diego Medical Marijuana Patients Beware

Nov 12, 2013

San Diego Medical Marijuana Patients Beware By: Eugene Davidovich, Chapter Coordinator, San Diego Americans for Safe Access The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has re-launched a massive eradication effort against dispensaries, collective cultivation efforts, and medical marijuana patients. Those using cannabis with a doctor’s recommendation are not safe...

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...

New Medical-Cannabis Plan is a Prescription for Restriction

New Medical-Cannabis Plan is a Prescription for Restriction

Oct 2, 2013

 This morning San Diego CityBeat released the map analysis of the proposed ordinance for the City of San Diego regulating medical marijuana dispensaries. The ordinance Interim Mayor Todd Gloria promised to bring to council in January, and one currently going through community planning groups. New medical-cannabis plan is a prescription for restriction Draft...

San Diego City Council to Discuss Medical Marijuana Oct 1

San Diego City Council to Discuss Medical Marijuana Oct 1

Sep 30, 2013

Thanks to the tenacity of Attorney Hud Collins, the San Diego City Council has placed the issue of medical marijuana on the docket for tomorrow’s council meeting! To the council, Attorney Collins wrote; “with the announcing of the Department of Justice’s new guidelines announcing a hands’ Off of recreational States’ and Medical...

San Diego Union Tribune Endorses Medical Marijuana Urges City Council to Adopt Ordinance Allowing Safe Access

BREAKING NEWS: San Diego Union Tribune endorses medical marijuana and urges San Diego City Council to adopt an ordinance allowing safe access for patients rather then an outright prohibition. Since 1996 just about every editorial published on the subject by the Union Tribune Editorial Board has been either entirely against medical cannabis or in some way...

Councilmember Alvarez Attends ASA Meeting Declares Support for Safe Access

Councilmember Alvarez Attends ASA Meeting Declares Support for Safe Access

Sep 16, 2013

On Tuesday of last week at the September chapter meeting, current San Diego City Councilmember and Candidate for Mayor, David Alvarez stopped by and spoke to the group about his position on medical marijuana. Councilmember Alvarez voiced opposition to any ban and the need for those who use medical cannabis legally to have safe regulated access throughout the...

Medical Marijuana Advocacy Meeting – San Diego Americans for Safe Access

Medical Marijuana Advocacy Meeting – San Diego Americans for Safe Access

Sep 7, 2013

Here are just a few questions that our chapter continues to receive from patients throughout the county on a weekly basis: How many plants can I legally grow? Where can I legally obtain my medicine? Are medical marijuana dispensaries legal? Will the city continue its crackdown? What does the recent Cole memo mean for safe access in San Diego? With the...

Advocates Appeal Marijuana’s Federal Status as a Dangerous Drug with No Medical Value to U.S. Supreme Court

Patient advocacy group argues that over 200 peer-reviewed studies are more than adequate to show medical efficacy Washington, DC — Medical marijuana patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed a petition for writ of certiorari today with the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a January Circuit Court decision that maintained...

June San Diego Americans for Safe Access Chapter Meeting

June San Diego Americans for Safe Access Chapter Meeting

Jun 4, 2013

Join patients, advocates, scientists, and concerned citizens Tuesday, June 11th from 7pm – 9pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant located at 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92123 for the June San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access meeting.   We are excited to announce this month’s special guest will be Dr. J. Hampton...

May Chapter Meeting – New Location

May Chapter Meeting – New Location

May 10, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new location for our chapter’s May meeting. Join patients, advocates, collective operators and concerned citizens on Tuesday, May 14th from 7pm – 9pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant located at 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92123 I’m also very excited to announce that Lanny Swedlow from Riverside will be joining...