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Tue Feb 9 2010 (Updated 02/10/10)Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Shut Down in Fresno
Tue Feb 9 2010 (Updated 02/10/10)Owner of MedMar Rick Morse Arrested
Sat Jan 23 2010WAMM Remains Vigilant While Settling Case Against Feds
The Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM), a collective providing cannabis under California’s 1996 Compassionate Use Act (Prop. 215), along with the city and county of Santa Cruz, have reached a settlement in their unprecedented lawsuit against the federal government. WAMM's case was prompted by the US Drug Enforcement Administration's raid of their medicinal garden in Davenport on September 5, 2002, in which armed agents terrorized residents and patients, and seized more than 160 cannabis plants.
Wed Jan 6 2010 (Updated 01/08/10)New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Likely at Santa Cruz City Council Meeting
Wed Jan 6 2010 (Updated 01/08/10)City of Santa Cruz Looks to Ban New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Tue Nov 17 2009Planning Commission Hearing May Seal Fate of New Medical Marijuana Clubs in Santa Cruz
Mon Oct 5 2009WAMM Collective Wins Prestigious Award, Survives Wildfire
The Santa Cruz, CA collective Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) won a major award in August from The Society for the Study of Social Problems, a national organization of sociologists. The SSSP’s "Social Action" award and a check for $1,000 are given each year to a not-for-profit organization which embodies and enacts the social justice goals of the SSSP.
Mon Oct 5 2009 (Updated 10/07/09)Canadian Marc Emery Becomes a Political Prisoner of the USA
Mon Oct 5 2009 (Updated 10/07/09)Canadian "Prince of Pot", Marc Emery, to Be Extradited to USA
Canadian authorities, acting at the behest of U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency officials, arrested seed distributor, activist and magazine publisher Marc Emery, often referred to as the "Prince of Pot", on July 29th, 2005 on charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana seeds, conspiracy to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to engage in money laundering. His arrest was politically motivated, based on drug legalization efforts. Emery and supporters spent years fighting extradition, however he surrendered into the custody of the British Columbia Supreme Court on September 28th, 2009 and is awaiting extradition to a US federal prison.
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