May 18 2012

Attacked and beaten

I was beaten up in the lobby of the building where I live by patrons coming out of the Palomar restaurant on 28 Apr 2012 about 7:30pm. I did not go to the hospital or file charges because the police told me, in the presence of the mayor, that I could not have my medicine (marijuana) there or at the hospital.

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Feb 02 2010

Medical marijuana and Jim Crow

Across the country hate speech about marijuana and medical marijuana is not just fashionable, it is the law.

While prominent examples abound, perhaps the most glaring is the resurrection of Jim Crow in Los Angeles through regulations that essentially entrap every single dispensary in the city.

Nov 19 2009

Santa Cruz considers ban on more medical marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Cruz Planning Commission will have a hearing tonight, 19 Nov 09 at 7:00 PM on proposals to ban additional dispensaries, allow the sales of clones as well as on-site cultivation, and increase the set-back from residential property from 50 to 600 feet. To date, the city has no licensed production houses.  Current regulations Continue reading →

Nov 18 2009

WAMM issues press release supporting medical marijuana dispensaries

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release DATE: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 CONTACT: Joe Paquin, 831-425-0580, joe at wamm.org Manager of the Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM).   Santa Cruz, CA. – The Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM), would like to voice our concern with the upcoming medical marijuana dispensary ban. On Thursday, November Continue reading →