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9.9.9. Raids Remembered

In bonnie dumanis, District Attorney on September 9, 2011 at 10:21 pm

The month of September has eternally been etched into memories of medical marijuana patients in San Diego. 

Bonnie Dumanis' Narcotic Task Force for Medical Marijuana

Image by D.A. Mantis

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ASA Advocates Take Possession of Marijuana Plants from San Diego County Sheriff

In bonnie dumanis, District Attorney, SD Sheriffs on October 21, 2010 at 1:10 pm

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 »

Did Jackson break the law?

In District Attorney on September 23, 2010 at 9:27 pm

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 »

How Bonnie Dumanis Became San Diego’s Most Powerful Politician

In District Attorney, ReElect Dumanis on January 4, 2010 at 9:42 am

RE-POSTED Part one of a five-part series from FROM:

Originally Posted: Sunday, January 3, 2010 2:45 pm | Updated: 5:58 pm, Sun Jan 3, 2010. By KELLY THORNTON

About This Story: The Rise of Dumanis
Part I |
Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V
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Sheriff Bill Kolender walked into Thornton Hospital in La JollaSwearing 'in' of Bonnie Dumanis 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 »

COMMENTARY: California Medical Marijuana laws are NOT ‘vague’ or ‘confusing’.

In Board of Supervisors, District Attorney, Federal Agents on December 19, 2009 at 2:14 pm

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

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Jackson verdict; For-profit marijuana sells legal in California

In District Attorney on December 5, 2009 at 11:16 pm

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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.

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In District Attorney on December 3, 2009 at 9:21 pm

Media Release
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 »

Videos of the Jovan Jackson verdict provided by San Diego ASA

In District Attorney on December 3, 2009 at 7:09 pm

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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…    

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Dumanis interviewed after Jackson verdict, “For Profit” MMJ sales now legal

In District Attorney on December 3, 2009 at 6:25 pm


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.”

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Verdict is in, “Bonnie Dumanis violates Jovan Jackson’s civil rights”, court says. . .

In District Attorney on December 1, 2009 at 4:40 pm

December 1, 2009 marks a historical milestone for the San Diego County medical marijuana community.

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.

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