The month of September has eternally been etched into memories of medical marijuana patients in San Diego.
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October 21st, 2010 REPOSTED FROM ASA
San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and her ‘fierce fight’ against medical marijuana patients suffered another devastating defeat this week. Advocates from the local chapter of Americans for Safe Access (SDASA), the nation’s largest advocacy group promoting safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research, successfully obtained an order from the courts for the release of five large impounded medical cannabis plants.
The judge ordered the plants released to a representative of SDASA for their safe keeping. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Eugene Davidovich REPOSTED . . .
San Diego Americans for Safe Access
SAN DIEGO – Wednesday of this week marked the third day of arguments in the second medical marijuana trial of Jovan Jackson a founding members of the Answerdam collective, patient, and US Navy Veteran.
The second trial, just as the first is being held in state court. Both have drawn lots of local Read the rest of this entry »
RE-POSTED Part one of a five-part series from FROM: www.VoiceOfSanDiego.org
Originally Posted: Sunday, January 3, 2010 2:45 pm | Updated: 5:58 pm, Sun Jan 3, 2010. By KELLY THORNTON
Sheriff Bill Kolender walked into Thornton Hospital in La Jolla two years ago to visit District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ dying father. In one of the sheriff’s signature moves, he removed his silver-star lapel pin, leaned over Abe Dumanis and attached it to the beaming 82-year-old’s hospital gown.
“Don’t worry,” the sheriff told him. “I’m going to take care of your daughter.” Read the rest of this entry »
If you listen to the misinformation by medical marijuana prohibitionists like San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis you would believe that the law surrounding medical marijuana is vague and confusing.
However, consider this going forward… Read the rest of this entry »
For profit or not, it did not matter on December 1, 2009. In the case of the People vs. Jackson the jury decided “very quickly” and the verdict proves “conclusively” that due to the “medical marijuana affirmative defense”, a jury cannot convict anyone in a collective or cooperative of “selling marijuana for profit” because selling marijuana for profit is not strictly forbidden in the law that allows for an affirmative defense.
DEMAND FOR RETRACTION/CORRECTION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 3, 2009)
Please be advised that at 8:10 am on the KUSI News morning segment, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis made a false and misleading statement regarding the defendant in a medical marijuana case, People v. Jovan Jackson.
Contrary to Ms. Dumanis’ assertion, Mr. Jackson was not found guilty of Read the rest of this entry »
The following videos are provided by the San Diego ASA. By the way, the media was also rolling cameras during the following interview, however, to date, “our side” has not been aired on any network news…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On 12/03/09 Tom Fudge with KPBS released this radio interview with San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis after the Jovan Jackson verdict, in which Dumanis’ prosecutor lost the historic case miserably. Dumanis finally admits to the public. . .
“I think what this case shows us is the legislature needs to act to clarify certain parts of the law.”
After being locked in solitary confinement, sent to a court appointed psychiatrist and held for almost a month without bail just for attempting to exercise his constitutional right to defend himself in court from Bonnie’s ridiculous “fierce fight“, Jovan Jackson was ultimately acquitted of all charges relating to the operation of Answerdam Alternative Care Collective/Cooperative, a former San Diego medical marijuana “safe access” storefront.