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High Times Interviews Attorney Diamond About Medical Marijuana Case

High Times magazine reported about a case involving Attorney David Diamond's client, a Pasadena man named Charles Pollard who had almost 25 ounces of his medical marijuana seized by Pasadena ...
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Complete Bans Unlawful

The Second District Court of Appeal in California issued a important decision in County of Los Angeles v. Alternative Medicinal Cannabis Collective (AMCC), whereby the Court affirmed the legality of ...
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Primary Caregiver for Medical Marijuana

In People v. Peron (1997) 59 Cal.App.4 th 1383, the court ruled that a primary caregiver who consistently grows and supplies physician approved or prescribed medical marijuana for a section 11362.5 ...
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Medical Marijuana Defense Can Be Used for Transportation

In People v. Wright (2004) 21 Cal.Rptr.3d 609, the court held that the medical marijuana defense applies to transportation charges.
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Medical Marijuana Court Rulings- Jury Cannot Second Guess Need

In People v. Spark (2004) 121 Cal.App.4 th 259, the court held that there is no need to show defendant was "seriously ill." During a trial for medical marijuana, a jury cannot second guess a ...
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Medical Marijuana Growing - People v Colvin

The California Supreme Court recently decided not to hear a case, this affirming the ruling that collective members are NOT required to cultivate their own marijuana. In People v. Colvin, the court ...
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MMP Card or Recommendation or Both?

Often times our office is asked whether or not a person needs an MMP card and/or the physician's recommendation. Even peace officers are misguided under the law. The simple answer is you do NOT ...
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Courts Can Prohibit Medical Marijuana Use While on Probation

On January 27, 2012, the California COurt of Appeals was asked to decide if the trial court property mandated that a defendant could not use medical marijuana while on probation. The Court of Appeals ...
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