In the first part of this clip, Sen. Mark Leno expresses his support for Daisy Bram, mother of 3, who is fighting CPS to retain custody of her children. https://youtu.be/jd5LIMvugFU By Sam Sabzehzar | January 31, 2013 Senator Mark Leno shared a stage with a rare mama bear at the California NORML 100 ...
January 31, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: I am writing to you as a wife and mother of two young daughters, whose 34-year old husband, Matthew Davies, faces 10 years or more in federal prison for providing medical marijuana to sick people in California, even though he ...
January 22, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
All are invited to California NORML’s conference marking the 100th anniversary of marijuana prohibition in California. This two-day event, held January 26 & 27 at Ft. Mason Conference Center in San Francisco, will explore the history, causes and costs of the war on cannabis, and strategies for ending it. Following up on Cal NORML’s “Next ...
January 21, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
By Joe Elford | Published in SafeAccess.org “The matter is now final,” according to the California Supreme Court. The California Supreme Court denied requests from the League of California Cities, the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office, the Sonoma District Attorney’s Office, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and the Los ...
January 19, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith Refuses Closure of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Cases, Sends Misleading Letter to Litigants, Mayor and City Council By Terrie Best | Published in ASA SD City Attorney Jan Goldsmith dashed off a letter to litigants in medical marijuana dispensary cases indicating he is not answerable to his ...
January 18, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
Three experts explain everything you need to know about the battle to legalize marijuana By Paul Armentano, Neill Franklin, Mason Tvert | Published in AlterNet.org PBS recently ran a Need to Know segment on marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. The episode featured interviews with three prominent marijuana policy reform activists: Paul Armentano, Deputy ...
December 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
Beyond Bars is part of the national movement to curb mass incarceration. Their mission is to make short videos and use social media to enhance the work of groups across America pursuing a fairer, more cost-effective approach to public safety. By partnering with others to transform Americans’ hearts and minds, we ...
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
LEAP's Stephen Downing, along with Terry Nelson, join The Real News Network to explain why they support legalizing drugs. By The Real News Network | November 15, 2012 Law Enforcement Against Prohibition's Stephen Downing, a retired deputy chief of police for the LAPD and commander of the Bureau of Special Investigations, along ...
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
By Mara Leveritt | Published in MaraLeveritt.com Family Council president Jerry Cox opposes the ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana. "It's a family values issue," he said. So, let's talk medicine, marijuana — and, especially, family values. I began suffering undiagnosed leg pain in childhood. At 17, my doctor's best advice was ...
October 29, 2012Sam Sabzehzar