Month: August 2015

California: Medical Marijuana Bills Retooled

California legislators regrouped last week and cobbled together a revised package of medical marijuana legislation with a wary eye on a growing campaign for a statewide initiative to legalize recreational use of the drug. Three bills were compared, juggled and retooled Thursday in appropriation committee hearings in the Assembly and Senate. All three were amended and passed along the legislative…

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UPDATE Stop AB266 & AB243 Fax the Capitol!! UPDATE

Great news! California Cannabis Coalition, Crusaders for Patient’s Rights, Patient Advocacy Network, Axis of Love and several other statewide activists just completed a conference call with Senator Bonta’s office regarding the changes to AB266. The good news is that they have dropped the arbitrary July 1, 2015 date for provisional licenses. In fact, they have dropped the provisional licenses altogether.…

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Stop AB266 & AB243 Fax the Capitol!!

Here are the fax numbers for the appropriate congress critters: AB 266 & AB 243 Senator Ricardo Lara (Chair) 323-277-4528 and 562-256-9991 Senator Patricia Bates (Vice Chair) (916) 651-4936 Senator Jim Beall (916) 651-4915 Senator Jerry Hill (916) 651-4913 Senator Connie Leyva (916) 651-4920 Senator Tony Mendoza (916) 651-4932 Senator Jim Nielsen (916) 651-4904 Senator Kevin De Leon (916) 651-4024…

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The woes of over regulation a story of greed and crony capitalism

By Lanette Davies Media Director of California Cannabis Coalition & Director of Crusaders for Patients Right     You can email the author directly at: cpr4mercy@yahoo.com Having attended and protected patients’ rights for several years at the State Capitol , testifying at multiple hearings on how laws affect our local farmers, industry and patients wellbeing, I am convinced we need a…

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ReformCa’s Director Charged with taking Bribes from Pot Dispensaries, Feds Say

Click here to read the full indictment   Board of Directors of the Campaign to “ReformCA” took a heavy hit today as a key player was indicted on Federal Fraud Charges. This group of people has long been associated with strong-arm tactics in their bid to control California’s marijuana market.  It has been alleged throughout the industry that ASA’s self…

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