Only one Fountain Valley City Council Member, Mark McCurdy, voted against the ordinance – and he did so with good reason. As McCurdy pointed out there are cancer patients and others who could benefit from medical marijuana – which should be legal in California because voters passed Prop. 215. Continue reading
For Immediate Release: July 15, 2015
Contact: Francis Taylor, 1-310-297-5201
BOE Chairman Announces: Board of Equalization Will Accepts Cash Payments From Medical Cannabis Business Operators
Los Angeles — Medical cannabis business owners may pay their tax liability to the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) in cash, simply by securing a seller’s permit from the Board of Equalization (BOE) and submitting a written request. BOE district offices will work with cannabis operators, whether they are legitimate medical cannabis distributors or underground sellers who wish to come out of the shadows, to establish a recurring schedule for cash payment. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2015
CALIFORNIA PATIENTS FILE THE “COMPASSIONATE AND SENSIBLE ACCESS ACT”AS A STATEWIDE CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE
Sacramento, California – Washington State and Colorado have failed to provide protection for people who use cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Corporate greed has brought new players into the legalization movement. These people seek to corner the marijuana distribution market by eliminating competition and access to increase their profit.
These people seek to continue the high profits of Prohibition by the continued criminalization and attacks against people who choose to use cannabis for medicinal purposes. Continue reading
The City of Santa Ana says U.S. Rep. Sanchez “isn’t political”
Santa Ana Parks and Recreation Agency Director Gerardo Mouet called me today to assure me that all is on the up and up over at the Fiestas Patrias event that is taking place this weekend in Downtown Santa Ana.
Mouet explained that it is okay to let local elected officials participate in the Fiestas Patrias because, well, they’re elected. But it is not okay for other candidates and campaigns to have booths at the Fiestas Patrias or participate in the parade on Sunday because, well, they’re not elected.
Huh? Did I miss something? Does becoming an elected official automatically bestow extra Constitutional powers to our incumbent politicians? Because that is what Mouet is saying. Free speech is apparently available in Santa Ana but only if you were fortunate enough to win an election. Free speech is not extended to anyone else! Is this what we expected from our all-Democrat Santa Ana City Council? Does this mean the “Santa Ana Spring” is dead? Continue reading
Judge Jim Gray Slams Obama For Demanding Shutdown Of Medical Marijuana Centers
August 9, 2012
DURING VISIT TO COLORADO, LIBERTARIAN PARTY VP NOMINEE JIM GRAY CRITICIZES PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR INTERFERING IN STATE’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS
August 9, 2012, Denver, CO — Visiting a Denver medical marijuana dispensary Thursday, Libertarian vice presidential nominee and retired Superior Court Judge Jim Gray urged passage of Amendment 64, the statewide initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol that will appear on this year’s ballot. Continue reading