California Cannabis Attorney Blog

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

According to this Mlive article, U.S Representative Justin Amash and Representative Ted Lieu introduced the "Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act"  with the goal of dismantling the Drug Enforcement Administration's marijuana enforcement program. The … [Read more...]

Marijuana Watershed Protection Act

The Marijuana Watershed Protection Act Proposed by California Assemblyman Jim Wood is, according to an article in the Times-Standard, a way to seek "greener" pot for California. According to the article, Assembly Bill 243, as it is known, would “require indoor and outdoor medical … [Read more...]

Marijuana and Midterm Elections

Marijuana and Midterm Elections: How the Vote Affects Northern California. The legalization of marijuana was on the ballot and voters’ minds locally and across the country. Many California cities and counties passed bans on collectives, cooperatives, and dispensaries. Two Lake … [Read more...]

California Medical Marijuana Bill Killed for 2014

California Medical Marijuana Bill Killed for 2014, Exceptions and the Rule in Sacramento, and the Perspective from Fresno. Thursday, August 14 marked the death of California’s medical marijuana regulation bill for the year. The California Assembly Appropriations Committee failed … [Read more...]

House Votes to Defund Federal Interference with State Medical Marijuana Laws

State medical marijuana laws may soon stand on firmer ground. On Friday, June 1, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives, controlled by the Republican Party, voted to prohibit the Department of Justice from distributing federal taxpayer funds to state and local law enforcement … [Read more...]

Marijuana Crackdown to Continue Despite White House Directive

Marijuana Crackdown, despite White House directives to the contrary will continue largely unchanged in California. This means that despite a historic new memo from the White House announcing that it will not stand in the way of marijuana legalization in Colorado or Washington … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana Legislation For Patient Treatment Supported by Illinois Doctors

Medical Marijuana Legislation making its way through several states. These states are becoming more lenient in allowing seriously ill patients to obtain medical marijuana.  One example of a state in the process of making a legal decision to allow medical marijuana for patients … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana – There’s an App For That

A medical marijuana app for growers and patients is in the making. According to this article Fairfield real estate investor David Kling, a 38 year old self-described business man, has developed a new app for medical marijuana that will bring marijuana … [Read more...]

Two Little Medical Marijuana is Too Much

The Two Little medical marijuana  in this case are 59 year old Deborah Little and her Husband, 64 year old Dennis Little of Ramona California, a city of 20,000 in rural San Diego county. It seems that Grandpa Dennis Little had a medical marijuana Dr's recommendation and was … [Read more...]

Marijuana Reclassification AKA “Catch 420”

As we reported in our Marijuana Reclassification news article of January 23rd, a federal appellate court ruled that marijuana would remain a Schedule 1 drug, defined as having no accepted medial value and a high potential for abuse. The court deferred to the judgement of … [Read more...]


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