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sydney international aids conference starts: “a shameful failure” (726)

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Global Challenges | World Must Act To Achieve Commitments To Provide Universal Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment, Conference Delegates Say
[Jul 23, 2007]
The world cannot celebrate advances in HIV diagnosis and treatment until global commitments to provide HIV-positive people in developing countries with universal access to treatment by 2010 are […]

la citybeat this week: 4 cover articles on medical cannabis (724)

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

citybeat: the federal government’s endless crackdown on medical marijuana and all things pot
issue 215 week of july 19-25, 2007
Ron Garmon: Crushing Your Local Cannibis Collectives
Feds use asset-forfeiture laws to spell evictions for medical-pot providers
The feds stepped in last week with a flurry of letters to landlords of collectives reminding them of federal preeminence […]

please attend asa patient-based community forum and input session 1-3pm saturday 7/21 (723)

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

From: Christopher Fusco []
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2007 2:14 PM
Subject: [losangeles] Sat 7/21: An ASA Patient-Based Community Forum and Input Session
Just a reminder…
ASA sees it as as very important that patients stay plugged into the developing situation in LA. ASA will be hosting a patient-based community forum to keep everyone informed. We also […]

kearns’ public comments to la city council 7-17 re: dea letter-threat to seize property from landlords who allow medical cannabis sales (722)

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

my name is richard kearns. i am a 56-year-old gay man alive with AIDS in los angeles for more than 20 years. i am a new media citizen journalist. i am a medical cannabis patient and advocate. i am poet-secretary of the patient advocacy network.
when last i spoke to you, the lapd had turned a […]

dea landlord threat part of dog-and-pony show for house subcommittee, including ca reps waters & lundgren; vote expected in coming week (721)

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

this past week’s dea dog-and-pony show in ca has been for the benefit of house judiciary subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security (maxine waters & dan lundgren included). the dea wants a big budget increase. that seems to be more important than our health.
below is the list of members of the subcommittee (and a […]

aids-write: ask congress to support medical marijuana, hinchey amendment (720)

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

Since medical marijuana initiatives were first passed nine years ago, the DEA has conducted raids against medical marijuana clinics in California,and most recently contacted landlords with forced evictions. This has forced hundreds if not thousands of patients to procure marijuana in the black market instead. In a ruling issued on June 6, 2005, the […]

kearns’ statement to weho city council: dea threatens dispensary landlords with confiscation of property (719)

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

richard kearns, poet activist.
as i write this, we in the medical cannabis wellness community have confirmed that nearly 30 la-area landlords for medical cannabis-dispensing collectives have received warning letters from the DEA, telling them that federal law allows the u.s. government to seize their real property for permitting medical cannabis to be sold there. the […]

transcription of dea letter threatening la medical cannabis landlords with federal seizure of property (718)

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

Dear xxxxx,
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has determined you own, or have under your management or control, a building located at xxxxx Avenue, xxxxx, California. The DEA has determined thaere is a marijuana dispensary, xxxxx, operating on the property. This is in violation of Federal law 21 U.S.C. § 856(a) states:
“It shall be unlawful to […]

kaiser network: broad opposition to holsinger; kennedy, waxman ask for carmona documents (711)

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Politics and Policy | HIV Medicine Association, Other Groups Oppose Bush Surgeon General Nominee
[Jul 12, 2007]
The HIV Medicine Association and other groups — including the American Public Health Association and some gay and lesbian organizations — have announced their opposition to President Bush’s surgeon general nominee, James Holsinger, […]

susan kingston in chicago: “crystal meth uncensored” part 3 from lifelube (710)

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007