Tag: Activist

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Dec2011
Portions of a letter to The Honorable Judge David Frasier and Prosecuting Attorney Bill Druffel in Seattle, Washington, regarding Tyler Markwart, who began a hunger strike December 4, 2011 to highlight the ineffectiveness of the War on Drugs. Tyler is doing this while facing prosecution for his use of medicinal cannabis, ... Read More
December 4, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Dec2011
By Charles Monson  |  December 4, 2011 I am absolutely shocked by the most recent developments in the Joe Grumbine and Joe Byron Medical Marijuana trial in Long Beach, and you should be too! Not only did Judge Charles Sheldon try to deny an affirmative medical marijuana defense, and was overturned by ... Read More
December 4, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Dec2011
Through 'objections' and barely cross-examining the prosecution's first witness, Defense Attorneys for Joe Byron and Joe Grumbine have virtually assured a non-guilty verdict, although the case may be thrown out before a verdict comes down. By Sam Sabzehzar  |  December 2, 2011 In what has become quite a swell of support, the ... Read More
December 2, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2011
An undercover officer for the Long Beach Police Department is caught on tape threatening a witness the day Joe Grumbine and Joe Byron won back their affirmative defense in a medical marijuana case that puts the city at the center of the medical cannabis conversation. By Sam Sabzehzar  |  November 29, ... Read More
November 30, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2011
Court to decide on legality of "sales" & whether dispensary operators are entitled to a defense By Kris Hermes  |  Published by Americans for Safe Access Medical marijuana patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) today appealed the September 2010 conviction of San Diego dispensary operator Jovan Jackson in a case ... Read More
November 22, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2011
https://youtu.be/OlfRj0FKrPw By Sam Sabzehzar  |  Published on Facebook/SaveMMJ SaveMMJ and MedicalMarijuana411.com bring you J. Tony Serra's statement of support for medical marijuana. Mr. Serra expresses his concern for medical marijuana patients and has hope that marijuana will be rescheduled due to it's medicinal properties.      
November 16, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Nov2011
Medical Marijuana Patients, Supporters Rally TODAY in Sacramento Against DOJ Attacks - Lively, peaceful protest called for Noon today, Wednesday, Nov 9th at Sacramento federal building By Kris Hermes  |  Americans for Safe Access Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and a coalition of advocacy and labor groups are staging a demonstration at Noon ... Read More
November 9, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
One of the major themes raised by the Occupy movement is the increasing power of large corporations over more and more aspects of our lives. Harriet Washington is a medical ethicist and has just published a book that examines the extent to which what she calls the medical-industrial complex has come ... Read More
October 31, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
Lawsuit uses 10th amendment to challenge federal overreaching and commandeering of state law By Kris Hermes  |  Americans for Safe Access  Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the country's largest medical marijuana advocacy organization, filed suit in federal court today challenging the Obama Administration's attempt to subvert local and state medical marijuana laws ... Read More
October 27, 2011Sam Sabzehzar