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MAP - Conant vs. McCaffrey

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Published: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:17:06 -0800

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US CA: Doctor's Suit Progresses

Wed, 12 Sep 2007 07:00:00 GMT

Record Searchlight, 12 Sep 2007 - Judge Decides Against Throwing Out Pot Dispenser's Claims A federal judge rejected a government move to throw out a First Amendment lawsuit filed by a Redding doctor caught up in a sting against a local medical marijuana dispensary.

US: Web: Column: Denney vs. DEA Heading for Trial

Sat, 08 Sep 2007 07:00:00 GMT

CounterPunch, 08 Sep 2007 - Will Snoops Get Stopped? U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton has denied the Drug Enforcement Administration's motion to dismiss a civil suit brought by Philip A. Denney, MD. The case will be tried in June 2008 in Sacramento. Denney is seeking to enjoin government agents from infiltrating a medical practice under false pretenses.

US: Web: Column: Another Walter Reed Scandal

Mon, 12 Mar 2007 07:00:00 GMT

CounterPunch, 12 Mar 2007 - Cannabis for the Wounded Screaming Chris Mathews and the corporate media would have us believe that it's only the living conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center that are deplorable, not the medical care itself. Donna Shalala and Bob Dole have been assigned to investigate the situation. A superficial clean-up will ensue -rodents poisoned, moldy drywall replaced-while the quality of care gets lauded and prosthetic limbs are presented as proof that all is state-of-the-art.

US OR: Legal Green

Sat, 23 Sep 2006 07:00:00 GMT

Ashland Daily Tidings, 23 Sep 2006 - Robert Kridel Is 53 Years Old, Confined To A Wheelchair And In Constant, Agonizing Pain. Eight years ago he cut off his finger while working on an engine and after it was sewed back on he contracted tetanus, the bacteria that causes what used to be known as lockjaw.

US CA: Column: The Situation In Redding

Wed, 01 Mar 2006 08:00:00 GMT

Anderson Valley Advertiser, 01 Mar 2006 - Early in February an anonymous concerned citizen sent Philip A. Denney, MD, documents revealing that two of the patients he'd examined at his Redding office in the Fall of 2005 had misled him. A report filed by one of the poseurs, a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent, was quoted extensively here last week. The second infiltrator, a civilian confidential informant, was the source of the following "investigative narrative" by Redding PD officer Tracy Miller: On 09-21-05 at approximately 1415 hours, Redding Police Department Investigator WALLACE, DEA Agent HALE, and I met and conducted a briefing regarding using a confidential informant to make a controlled buy of a marijuana prescription.

US CA: Column: Dr Mikuriya's Appeal

Wed, 15 Feb 2006 08:00:00 GMT

Anderson Valley Advertiser, 15 Feb 2006 - - -A Last-Minute Twist Led by doctors who learned nothing about cannabis in medical school and never employed it in clinical practice, the Medical Board of California decided in April 2004 to discipline the state's leading authority on the subject.

US CA: Column: The Raich Decision: All Power To The Federal

Wed, 15 Jun 2005 07:00:00 GMT

Anderson Valley Advertiser, 15 Jun 2005 - In a six-to-three vote announced June 6, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied Angel Raich and Diane Monson the right -established by California voters in 1996- to obtain and use marijuana for medical purposes. Phony Tony awards go to Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy, two of the five justices who advocate limits on federal power but in this case made a War-on-Drugs exception to their "principles." John Paul Stevens, who wrote the majority opinion, was joined by Kennedy, David Souter, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Steven Breyer. Scalia wrote a concurring opinion trying to justify his switcheroo. Kennedy didn't feel he owed the public an explanation.

US CA: Shattered Grass?

Wed, 08 Dec 2004 08:00:00 GMT

Metro Santa Cruz, 08 Dec 2004 - It's not looking good for medical marijuana advocates in the landmark case currently before the Supreme Court. As they watch with a mixture of hope and horror at justices arguing about wheat production rather than the medical and humanitarian importance of the case, they're already asking the toughest question of all: 'What happens if we lose?' "WAMM is a club you literally have to be dying to get into," says Val Corral, co-founder of the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana.

US CO: OPED: Medical Marijuana Case Affects State

Fri, 03 Dec 2004 08:00:00 GMT

Rocky Mountain News, 03 Dec 2004 - Assault weapons drawn, dozens of black-clad federal agents, in full riot gear and body armor, burst into a peaceful suburban Aurora home at the end of quiet cul-de-sac. No, they don't seek Osama bin Laden; instead, agents scour every nook and cranny for that pernicious threat to national security: state-approved medical marijuana, used by sick patients for relief from illness and pain, as Colorado voters intended. Inside the home, agents find a terrified man who peacefully presents his state of Colorado-issued card and certificate, the government's permission for him to grow, possess and use medical marijuana. This gentle man, Dana K. May, suffers from reflex sympathetic dystrophy, a debilitating and potentially lethal nerve disease with pain so intense that some of its sufferers take their own lives. May, a clean-cut Republican and married father of three, describes the pain as though "my feet are in a deep fryer."