Oct 23 2009

Los Angeles City Attorney declares war on medical marijuana

The proposed ordinance filed by Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich on 20 Oct 09 which purports to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries is, in essence, a declaration of war on medical marijuana dispensaries as well as patients. There are so many things wrong with this ordinance it’s difficult to figure out where to begin.  What Continue reading →

Oct 15 2009

Proposition 215 author announces boycott of Blue Sky medical marijuana dispensary

Dennis Peron has announced he will begin a weekly picket at Coffeeshop Blue Sky medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland this Friday, 16 Oct 09, from 5 to 7 pm. Peron owned and managed the first medical marijuana club in San Francisco.  He co-authored The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Proposition 215) which legalized medical marijuana in California and he Continue reading →

Oct 08 2009

The Jack Herer Initiative to legalize marijuana in California has been filed

Posted by J. Craig Canada in charles jacobs, Examiner.com, jack herer, law, legalization, tax

Charles Jacobs has filed The Jack Herer Cannabis Hemp Initiative with the California Attorney General. Mr. Jacobs has spent the past two years as Jack Herer’s assistant, caregiver, and friend.

Oct 07 2009


I’ve been pretty harsh on Santa Cruz in my writing over the past couple of years, much of it deserved. But lately I find myself grateful for things such as the backpack I was given some years ago. It is still in excellent shape and is perfect for my laptop. When I found myself homeless Continue reading →