Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:23 PM
green for victory (591 posts)
calling cannabis medicine “sends a terrible message”
Kerlikowske also said that calling cannabis medicine “sends a terrible message” to the nation’s teens. High school students are more likely to smoke marijuana than tobacco due to the growing “perception” that marijuana is less harmful, he said.
What kind of message does taking out a patent on the use of the main ingredient in Marijuana send to High School students? The patent is already being awarded- what message does that send?
What kind of message does it send our High School Students when they watch the news and see advertisements for antidepressant pills every 15 minutes?
What kind of message does it send our High School Students when the "Drug Czar" (thanks Joey Biden) lies and says there is no war on drugs when there is?
Federal Medical Marijuana Prisoners and Cases
December 11, 2012 - Bryan Smith, 28, of Elk Grove, pleaded guilty to federal drug charges stemming from owning and operating the R & R Wellness marijuana dispensary formerly located at 75 Quita Court in Sacramento and growing marijuana related to the dispensary operation.
According to the terms of the plea agreement, Smith agreed to a sentence of not less than 5 years in prison and not more than 7 years and 3 months in prison. His sentencing date is scheduled for Jan. 25.
Smith is the last defendant to plead guilty in the case. Co-defendants Daniel Goldsmith, 27, Galt- Elk Grove; Robert Klaus, 36, San Diego; Ryder Phillips, 27, Galt; Kelly Smith, 55, Elk Grove and Bruce Goldsmith, 61.
All are pending sentencing. Read more.
October 11, 2012 - OAKLAND SUES FEDS WHILE LONG BEACH RAIDS 7 DISPENSARIES
In contrasting moves, the city of Oakland has sued the federal government to stop its forfeiture actions against city-regulated dispensaries, while Long Beach has joined the feds to arrest 40 dispensary workers and is threatening to arrest more.
October 12, 2012 - Aaron Sandusky, whose G3 Holistic collective had storefronts in Upland, Colton and Moreno Valley, was found guilty on two felony counts of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute charges. The jury deadlocked on four other charges having to do with operating a location involved with drugs. Judge Anderson declared a mistrial on those counts. Sandusky was sentenced to 10 years in prison on January 7, 2013. He plans to appeal.
Sandusky's brother Keith and four other former employees of G3 Holistic have pleaded guilty in the case. They are awaiting sentencing.
Lying and Pill popping are cool, plants will get you arrested. And whatever you students do, do NOT ask why the Feds patented the Use of the Main Ingredient in Cannabis because you have been told that Cannabis is NOT Medicine!
Get it? Got it? Good.
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