This is our second annual Medical Cannabis Round-Up . As time goes by since the passage of Prop 215 by California voters in 1996, each year brings with it new challenges, successes, clarity and confusion. I sometimes feel like we are taking two steps forward and at least one step back ~ and 2011 was no different.
We would like to let our patients know that we are not one of the dispensaries who have received threatening lettters from the DOJ this week. However, we stand in solidarity with our fellow Californians and patients to fight the injustice of these attacks on our legal, and voter approved system of SAFE ACCESS to MEDICAL CANNABIS. Following are details of how these threats were made and information about what you can do to help! We will keep you posted on new developments.
This Tuesday, a national coalition of medical marijuana advocates renewed their demand to the Drug Enforcement Administration to act on an eight-year-old petition to reschedule marijuana for medical use..The rescheduling petition offers a unique opportunity to narrow the ever widening gap between federal and state medical marijuana laws under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), to make it consistent with the now fifteen, state medical marijuana policies and that of its own Department of Justice. "