On 5/21/2013, Bill Rosendahl, a Councilman in the City of Los Angeles, made history as the first elected Official openly admitting to using medical marijuana. Bill Rosendahl is a big name in California politics, and has openly declared, “It’s true. I use cannabis.” on a Huffington blog post, no less.... Read More »
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Chuck used to sell marijuana in California. But the legalization of medical marijuana in the state meant he was suddenly competing against hundreds of marijuana dispensaries. So he moved to New York, where marijuana is still 100 percent illegal. Since making the move, he says, he’s quadrupled his income.
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 – Read More »
The Beaumont City Council voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries and to extend a moratorium on them until the ban can be put in place. Beaumont Mayor Roger Berg claimed “These dispensaries are just fronts for someone selling recreational drugs.” I’m very sorry for the medical marijuana patients living in Beaumont.
From the US Supreme Court to the local city council chambers, medical marijuana continues to be a contentious issue. Here’s the latest. National On Monday, the US Supreme Court declined to hear a case brought by medical marijuana patients. The four California plaintiffs had argued that local bans on dispensaries... Read More »
New York City seems indifferent to the costs imposed on it by rogue narcs, a Florida deputy gets popped for growing weed, a US Virgin Islands environmental cop gets popped for cocaine trafficking, and a rogue California narc heads for prison. Let’s get to it: In New York City, news... Read More »
The California Senate approved SB 439 on Monday. The bill, which is co-authored by Senate President Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) clarifies the scope of protections offered by the state’s medical cannabis laws and codifies guidelines published by the Attorney General in 2008. SB 439 will formally recognize... Read More »
Weedists: Meet Len Richmond “Weedists are the people who are out there fighting the good fight and these are their stories.” Recently, I had the pleasure of learning about Mr. Len Richmond. He is a marijuana activist and uses his creative talents to help push the conversation on cannabis into a... Read More »
Who: Federal defendant Ronnie Chang and his atty Michael J. McCabe Esq. What: Gag Order Hearing in Federal Medical Marijuana Case, then Press Conference with Mayor Bob Filner When: 2:00PM – Monday, May 20, 2013 Mayor’s Press Conference to Read More »