Attending an amazing California Unity Conference in Sacramento, sponsored by a coalition of groups that range from California NORML to the United Food and Commercial Workers union, led by Americans for Safe Access to medical cannabis.
Hundreds of California legislators, activists, patients, care givers, workers and business owners are standing up for rights California passed 16 years ago with Prop 215, Compassionate Use of Medical Marijuana, which have yet to be fully implemented.
AB 2312 by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-SF) will create a board to develop statewide standards for medical cannabis, limit taxation to 2.5%, and make banning patients cooperatives and collectives harder. Click here to learn more about the bill and what you can do to get it adopted!
SB 1182 by Senator Mark Leno (D-SF) will add patients' medical cannabis cooperatives, collectives, and other associations to the list of those protected by the Medical Marijuana Program Act (SB 420). This will help prevent unnecessary harrassment, arrests, or prosecutions in cities and counties statewide.
Everyone here is excited about the Levitt 2012 for US Senate campaign because efforts at safe access to medical cannabis in California have been stymied by a failure of leadership in the US Senate for the past 16 years.
In this video US Senate candidate David Levitt is welcomed enthusiastically by the patient and activist community at an Americans for Safe Access lobby training day.