Local Access Project In San Diego County

Local Access Project In San Diego County

Dec 15, 2015

Dear Chapter Members, Happy Holidays from San Diego Americans for Safe Access! As a reminder, we have canceled our December 22 chapter meeting because of its proximity to the holiday.  Instead of holding the meeting, SDASA would like to ask for your help! We are rolling out our Local Access Project and reaching out to citizens of the 17 municipalities in San...

DEA Agents Don’t Lie, Says San Diego Judge in Medical Marijuana Case

DEA Agents Don’t Lie, Says San Diego Judge in Medical Marijuana Case

Aug 29, 2015

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access August 28, 2015 San Diego CA – In one of the most depressing statements from a judge I’ve heard, Judge Jay Bloom of the San Diego Superior Court vilified cannabis patient witnesses from the bench while at the same time insisting DEA agents are bound to tell the truth on the witness stand or risk...

Feds Defy Court Order, Don’t Return Medical Cannabis

Feds Defy Court Order, Don’t Return Medical Cannabis

Nov 8, 2014

November 8, 2014 By Terrie Best, San Diego Americans for Safe Access Babbette Kurtz, a resident of northern California got a taste of border town, USA when she, a state legal cannabis patient, was stopped and arrested while her Jeep, medical cannabis and possessions were confiscated at a US Border Patrol checkpoint in San Diego County.  The stop happened in...

Mysterious Burglary Leads to Raid on Activist’s Office Space

Mysterious Burglary Leads to Raid on Activist’s Office Space

Oct 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access San Diego, CA – Last week, a well-known local activist and small business owner was effectively shut down when Police raided his office, stole his legal medical cannabis and ordered the electric meter removed. Very little explanation was given. The bizarre story began very early...

U.S. Attorney’s Office Doubles Down on Intimidation

U.S. Attorney’s Office Doubles Down on Intimidation

Mar 9, 2014

by Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access Court Support Coordinator SAN DIEGO, CA – In October of 2013 I went to a federal court hearing here in San Diego to witness another medical cannabis patient stand before a judge and attempt to navigate a means to fair treatment from a court that does not recognize his lawfulness as a patient and...

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...

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,...

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...

Another Perspective: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Already Are Permitted in San Diego

At last week’s San Diego ASA meeting held Giovanni’s, aside from Councilmember Alvarez we also heard from several attorneys. Among them, Attorney Nathan Shaman spoke about Andrew Fisher’s pro-bono case as well as his defense of Higher Love, a legal medical marijuana collective targeted by the DA for prosecution right here in 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...

Ken Cole Dispensary President Interview – One on One Patients Assiciation

Ken Cole Dispensary President Interview – One on One Patients Assiciation

Jun 6, 2013

Six weeks after the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) raid on ‘One on One Patients Association’, a medical marijuana dispensary located in downtown San Diego, Ken Cole, President of the association along with Lance Rogers, his attorney sat down with Eugene Davidovich of San Diego Americans for Safe Access for an in depth interview about...

City Attorney Sends Medical Marijuana Ordinance to Mayor, City Council

DRAFT MARIJUANA ORDINANCE SENT TO MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL On April 23, the City Council provided direction to the Mayor and City Attorney with respect to medical marijuana regulation and enforcement. Among the directions to the City Attorney’s office was to “draft a ‘land-use’ ordinance on medical marijuana nearly identical to 0-20043 (Passed on April 27,...

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...

Dispensary Press Conference – One on One Patients Association

Last week, the Narcotic Task Force headed by the DEA conducted a raid on ‘One on One Patients Association’, a legal medical marijuana dispensary in Downtown San Diego. Tomorrow at 11am, please join the directors, members, and concerned citizens for a press conference about the raid and related outrageous acts by the DEA. ANNOUNCEMENT FROM ONE ON...

Medical Cannabis Seminar Videos – Law, Science, and Advocacy

Did you miss the one day San Diego ASA seminar; Medical Cannabis: Law, Science, and Advocacy? Watch the entire seminar including videos of all the presentations...