Medical Cannabis Policy in the US: A History of Resistance - Valerie Corral

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Medical Cannabis Policy in the US: A History of Resistance - Valerie Corral

  1. 1. A mericans F or S afe A ccessNational Medical Cannabis Unity Conference Washington, D.C. February 22-25, 2013 Bridging the Gap Between the Public & Policy: National Medical Cannabis Unity ConferenceWo /Men’s A lliance for M edical M arijuana WAMM Santa Cruz, CA Presented by Valerie Leveroni Corral
  2. 2. 1992 Measure A - Santa Cruz County1993 WAMM is born1996 Proposition 215 - State Law - WAMM’s pivotal role in assuring that cultivation is included in P.2152000 Santa Cruz City Ordinance Re: Cannabis Collectives Differential Effects of Medial Marijuana Based on Strain and Route of Administration: A Three-Year Observational Study, Author: Valerie Leveroni Corral, Journal: Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics (ed: Ethan Russo)2001-04 SB420 State Regulations Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee appointed by A.G. Bill Lockyer2002 Santa Cruz County Cannabis Identification System WAMM garden raided by the DEA WAMM organizes Medical Marijuana Give Away on Steps of City Hall with Santa Cruz City & County support Santa Cruz City & Santa Cruz County Join WAMM Lawsuit
  3. 3. 2005 Raich loses in Supreme Court on the Commerce Clause argument WAMM’s Injunction is lifted WAMM Protests! Medical Marijuana Plant Parade on Pacific Garden Mall2006 WAMM, Mike and Val & County & City of Santa Cruz in Federal Court 10th Amendment & Substantive Due Process Raha Kudo - Design for Dying Project is born - WAMM’s sister non-profit hospice support2007 WAMM case reenters the Judicial arena in District Court 10th Amendment Argument Capitol Hill - testimony before the Department of Justice- House Judiciary Committee on Crime, Terrorism & Homeland Security2008 WAMM 10th Amendment Argument Wins in Federal Court First Medical Marijuana Victory in Federal Court2009 Department of Justice agrees to settlement2013 In this land of Wealth Care Homelessness follows the diagnoses of 38
  4. 4. Visit our websites: wamm.org rahakudo.org Or friend us on facebook or add us to your myspacemyspace.com/scwamm

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