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Change of Plea Hearing for Tainted's Michael Martin
Date Wednesday March 26
Time 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location Details
What: Change of Plea
When: Mar 26, 2008 from 02:30 pm to 03:30 pm
Where: 1301 Clay St., Oakland CA (Judge Wilken's
Courtroom)
Event Type Court Date
Organizer/Author
It pains me to have to accept a guilty plea, but on
Wednesday I will be doing just that. Unable to speak
freely about the medicinal nature of our products, the
alternative is to face an uninformed and impartial
jury that could sentence me to a ten year manditory
minimum based on the Federal Government's deception
surrounding cannabis as a medicine. I cannot gamble
with raising my two children from prison for a decade
over principle, so regretibly I will accept the plea
offered to me and hope the judge sees the injustice of
the situation.

On Wednesday March 26th we will be resolving our case
and accepting a plea deal from the US Attorney. We
hope that supporters will show out for this , as it is
the last big deal for us before sentencing. It is our
first appearance in front of Judge Claudia Wilken and
I think it is important to let her know that there is
a community of patients and providers that demand
justice. She will be responsible for the sentencing in
our case and I believe it to be important that she
understand that we are one of many being persecuted
and denied our rights regarding cannabis as a
medicine.

What: Change of Plea
When: Mar 26, 2008 from 02:30 pm to 03:30 pm
Where: 1301 Clay St., Oakland CA (Judge Wilken's
Courtroom)
Contact Name: Mickey Martin
Contact Email: freetainted [at] yahoo.com
Contact Phone: 888-Taint-Me

Please save the date, as we hope to make a strong
showing for the Judge that will be responsible for our
fate. We look forward to everyone joining us in a show
of solidarity, as we continue our fight to protect
patients and providers rights in medical cannabis
states. Court will begin at 2:30 p.m. at 1301 Clay St.
in Oakland. Please come out and let the world know
that we will no longer stand for these injustices in
our community. Thank you.

Tainted Legal Defense Fund
To Donate call 888-Taint-Me
or visit http://www.freetainted.com
or email freetainted [at] yahoo.com

Your support is greatly appreciated as we fight for the rights of patients and
providers to operate safely and effectively in medical cannabis states. We will win
this war!

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