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BREAKING NEWS: David Bronner CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Soap – Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins

Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins CEO Bets President Can’t Prove His Hemp Plants are Marijuana American Farmers Continue to be Shut Out of Booming Global Industry   WASHINGTON, DC – David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, America’s top-selling...
June 11th, 2012 | Activism, News | Read More

Profit Is Allowed Under California Law

Profit Is Allowed Under California Law
In a Recent Letter, the Originator of SB 420 Clarifies that Medical Cannabis Providers Can Make a Profit. There is a widely held miss-perception that businesses in the California medical cannabis industry are prohibited from making a profit.  In reality, no California law prohibits cannabis-related...
March 1st, 2012 | Activism, Featured | Read More

Candelight Vigil to Commemerate the Death of the Compassionate Use Act in San Diego!

Candelight Vigil to Commemerate the Death of the Compassionate Use Act in San Diego!
Source: Patient Care Association of California (PCA) When: Wednesday, February 15th  at 4:20pm Where: In Front of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, San Diego Civic Center Plaza, 1200 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92100 RSVP:http://www.facebook.com/events/290168584371983/ , http://www.citizens4patientrights.org As...
February 10th, 2012 | Activism, Featured, News | Read More

A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs

A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs
By Dion Markgraaff The 2011 International Drug Policy Reform Conference held in downtown Los Angles this past November was the biggest and best meeting of freedom fighters in this epic ongoing “war on drugs.” The bi-annual gathering of peacemakers in this war came together for three days...
December 8th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

The U.S. Government has no regard for the People or Freedom of Speech


The U.S. Government has no regard for the People or Freedom of Speech

By Dion Markgraaff The United States President, Barrack Obama, and his administration have launched a new assault on California’s sovereignty and the rights of its citizens. In a top level orchestrated announcement about pending attacks, Obama has decided to assault California and the medical...
November 3rd, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

BREAKING NEWS: San Diego City Council Votes to Repeal Medicinal Marijuana Ordinances

BREAKING NEWS: San Diego City Council Votes to Repeal Medicinal Marijuana Ordinances
By: Esther Rubio-Sheffrey SAN DIEGO – After listening to almost two hours of public commentary, both in favor and against repealing the ordinances that attempted to regulate medicinal marijuana co-ops, the city council reluctantly voted 6 to 2 in favor of repeal. The two repealed ordinances would...
July 25th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

Private Prisons are Un-American

Private Prisons are Un-American
By: James Stacy One of the worse things to happen to our freedom is the privatization of our prison system. Prisons are supposed to be a drain on our society so that we are reluctant about taking away freedom from our citizens. Freedom is our most important right as American citizens. Prison labor has...
June 10th, 2011 | Activism | Read More

Twelve Words That Will Help You Avoid Jail Time

Twelve Words That Will Help You Avoid Jail Time
By: Esther Rubio-Sheffrey James Stacey was driving away from his medicinal marijuana co-op, Movement in Action, on September 9, 2009 when a patrol car and two undercover officers in an unmarked car pulled him over. He complied with the officer, stepped out of his vehicle, and was immediately placed in...
June 9th, 2011 | Activism | Read More

Obama/FEDs Cave to Patient Pressure on Safe Access!

By Freshman | hempbeach.tv In a monumentally historic move made by the Obama Administration via comments from Attorney General Eric Holder, the Feds announced today that they would begin to work with Governors and State lawmakers in seeking a legal compromise that allows for State-sponsored medical...
June 3rd, 2011 | Activism, News | Read More

L.E.A.P. LAWSUIT AGAINST SAN DIEGO TO BLOCK NEW DISPENSARY ORDINANCE APPEARS UNLIKELY. . . BUT

L.E.A.P. LAWSUIT AGAINST SAN DIEGO TO BLOCK NEW DISPENSARY ORDINANCE APPEARS UNLIKELY. . . BUT
By Leo E. Laurence, J.D.; Law Enforcement Against Prohibition When you wear a badge and carry a weapon 24/7, you look at the world differently. As a sworn officer, you ARE different! Ordinary events like going to a private party with friends can present serious ethical problems for a law enforcement...
June 3rd, 2011 | Activism | Read More

Steele Smith is the central figure in what could be the most significant Federal Marijuana Case in U.S. History

Steele Smith is the central figure in what could be the most significant Federal Marijuana Case in U.S. History
The first to allow a medical defense based on state law http://www.steelescase.org/ A medical marijuana patient and his wife face 10 years in federal prison in a fight to uphold the Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and the state’s rights that allow safe, legal access to medical...
June 2nd, 2011 | Activism, News | Read More

We’ll See You in Court!

We’ll See You in Court!
At this point, it’s fair to say that most of the medical cannabis collectives, their patients and primary caregivers feel alone and cast aside by the city they call home. However, now is not the time to give up and walk away, it is time to bring the fight to the City of San Diego. It’s...
May 13th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

Prepare for Battle: Medicinal Marijuana Advocates vs. San Diego’s City Hall

Prepare for Battle: Medicinal Marijuana Advocates vs. San Diego’s City Hall
Article and Photo By: Esther Rubio-Sheffrey San Diego’s medicinal marijuana community is in the beginning stages of a potentially long and expensive legal battle against city hall. At stake: safe access to medicinal marijuana approved by California voters in 1996. For over a decade, communities...
May 10th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

Today I keep thinking about why I do what I do…

By: Nicole Scott Today I keep thinking about why I do what I do…. Why start a cannabis institute devoted to teaching the laws that protect us? Why be active in the cannabis community? Why try to change the face of marijuana? Why join all the activist groups and try to invoke change? I think I do...
April 20th, 2011 | Activism | Read More

Moms United to end the war on Drugs

Moms United to end the war on Drugs
A New PATH-Parents for Addiction, Treatment and Healing www.anewpathsite.org By: Simon Eddisbury Drug users represent the overwhelming majority of the U.S. prison population. According to a recent report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, 85% of the country’s inmates have...
April 19th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

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By: Leo E. Laurence, J.D., Law Enforcement Against Prohibition leopowerhere@msn.com MARIJUANA COMMUNITY MOBILIZES FOR MARCH 28TH VOTE BY SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL, AND MAJOR LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY POSSIBLE Mobilization of the Southern California marijuana community is underway to oppose an unreasonable and...
April 1st, 2011 | Activism | Read More

Non-violent crimes make big money in California prisons

Non-violent crimes make big money in California prisons
By Tiffani Kjeldergaard A marijuana arrest is classified as a non-violent offence, unless of course, you use violence. For the peaceful cultivator, transporter, possessor, or seller of marijuana, this pertains to you. You are the California prison system’s big ticket item! California...
March 21st, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

Medicinal Cannabis and its Impact on Human Health (Documentary)

By Eugene Davidovich, San Diego Liaison for Americans for Safe Access This game-changing documentary presents the most comprehensive synopsis of the medical science surrounding the world’s most controversial plant to date. Medicinal Cannabis and its Impact on Human Health follows the research...
March 16th, 2011 | Activism | Read More

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COST OF COUNTY’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD RANGES FROM $83 TO $166 by Leo E. Laurence, J.D., Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Senior, local, law enforcement officers have revealed to me that police and deputies will soon, gradually and unofficially, recognize and only accept medical marijuana...
March 8th, 2011 | Activism | Read More

Stop the Ban SD – The effort to save Medical Cannabis in San Diego

Stop the Ban SD – The effort to save Medical Cannabis in San Diego
It is no secret that some in the government of the City of San Diego have been working ceaselessly to oppress medical cannabis providers and make life more challenging for medical cannabis patients. The Medical Marijuana Task Force’s recommendations were ignored; the planning commission sided...
March 2nd, 2011 | Activism, Featured, News | Read More
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