Pelosi voices concern that federal crackdown on medical pot suppliers is … – Greenfield Daily Reporter

Posted on: May 5th, 2012 by admin No Comments

We also have more stories about: (click the phrases to see a list) People: Subjects: Places: SAN FRANCISCO — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she is concerned that the Obama administration’s crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries is hurting patients with a legitimate need for the drug. The San Francisco congresswoman said in a statement Wednesday that the crackdown has undermined “a policy that has been in place under which the federal government did not pursue individuals whose actions complied with state laws providing for medicinal marijuana.” The crackdown was initiated last fall by federal prosecutors in California , Colorado and other states against landlords, growers and dispensary operators

Pelosi criticizes federal medical pot crackdown – Huffington Post

Posted on: May 5th, 2012 by admin No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she is concerned that the Obama administration’s crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries is hurting patients with a legitimate need for the drug. The San Francisco congresswoman said in a statement Wednesday that the crackdown has undermined “a policy that has been in place under which the federal government did not pursue individuals whose actions complied with state laws providing for medicinal marijuana.” The crackdown was initiated last fall by federal prosecutors in California, Colorado and other states against landlords, growers and dispensary operators.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Petition Nancy Pelosi to End Federal Crackdown on … – SF Weekly (blog)

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Pot patients are marching to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco office as we type to deliver a petition demanding she do something to stop the ongoing and significant crackdown on local pot clubs. The petition, which you can find here , asks Pelosi to defend medical marijuana users who rely on medical marijuana to relieve themselves of pain they have from illnesses. Five city-permitted pot dispensaries have shuttered their doors in the last few months, and five more are slated to close this month, thanks to President Obama’s unpopular policies on medical marijuana.

Medical Marijuana Patients Petition Pelosi – Bay Area Indymedia

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by admin No Comments

For Immediate Release: SF Medical Cannabis Patients Petition Pelosi San Francisco, CA – May 1, 2012. The Patient Advocacy Committee of the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Task Force has gathered thousands of signatures from San Francisco voters to deliver to Congressional Representative Nancy Pelosi in reaction to recent closures of local medical cannabis cooperatives and the five additional cooperatives slated to close their doors mid-May

Berkeley marijuana dispensary forced out of business after 13 years – San Jose Mercury News

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by admin No Comments

After nearly 13 years in business, a San Pablo Avenue medical marijuana dispensary in Berkeley was set to close Monday evening under pressure from the federal government for being too close to two schools. The 9,000 member Berkeley Patients Group has not yet found a suitable new location in Berkeley and plans to open a delivery service, dispensary management said Monday. Sixty nine employees of the dispensary will be out of work come Tuesday, but they will be paid through the end of the month.

SF Democrats demand that Feds cease cannabis closures – KALW

Posted on: April 30th, 2012 by admin No Comments

The San Francisco chapter of the Democratic Party is demanding that the Democratic administration in Washington immediately “cease all Federal actions in San Francisco, respect State and local laws, and stop the closure of City-permitted medical cannabis facilities.” The resolution , approved last Wednesday, notes that San Francisco “has been a Safe Harbor City for medical cannabis since 2000 and its citizens have continually supported and voted for regulated safe and ethical access to medical cannabis,” adding that the Party, Senator Nancy Pelosi , the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and Mayor Ed Lee continue to support medical cannabis.

Feds’ war on medical marijuana goes overboard – San Francisco Chronicle

Posted on: April 30th, 2012 by admin No Comments

The Department of Justice maintains that there has been no change in the Obama administration’s medical marijuana policy.

San Francisco Democratic Party Calls on Obama to End Medical Marijuana Attacks – eNews Park Forest

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Democrats seek to re-open closed dispensaries & call for passage of statewide regulations San Francisco, CA–(ENEWSPF)–April 27, 2012.  The San Francisco Democratic Party adopted a resolution yesterday demanding that President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S

San Jose Medical Marijuana Collective Elemental Wellness Introduces … – PR Web (press release)

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2012 Elemental Wellness Center has long been considered a leader in providing only the highest quality medicine to its patients. Now the premier San Jose medical cannabis dispensary has taken another leap forward in patient care and quality control by adopting the latest innovation in cannabis analysis: QuantaCann. This on-site testing system tests samples for terpenes, moisture and cannabinoids such as THC, THCA and CBD profiles, so patients can easily find the right medication for their specific medical needs.

Wiz Khalifa Cited for Marijuana Possession in Nashville – RollingStone.com

Posted on: April 26th, 2012 by admin No Comments

April 26, 2012 11:10 AM ET Wiz Khalifa performs at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images Wiz Khalifa was cited for misdemeanor marijuana posession while in Nashville to headline Vanderbilt University’s Rites of Spring concert, reports  The Tennessean . Investigators were called to the Holiday Inn on West End Avenue after the front desk recieved a handful of complaints about marijuana coming from Khalifa’s room.  According to police, when they arrived at Khalifa’s room they saw him throw a marijuana blunt out the window as they walked in

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