Wow, this is a great appearance by a wonderful spokesman I had not seen before on the "Just Say Now" side. Please try to ignore the MSNBC anchormodel who betrays more than he knows when he says in the intro, "I just want to get it in the simplest of terms…." Gotcha, buddy.
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Despite Attorney General Eric Holder’s statement last week that dispensaries would only be prosecuted if they were violating state and federal law, the Drug Enforcement Agency raided a popular medical marijuana dispensary at 12th and Howard Streets in San Francisco yesterday Wednesday, while patients chanted: "Our medicine is marijuana! Listen to Barack Obama!"
Federal agents raided a medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco Wednesday, a week after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signaled that the Obama administration would not prosecute distributors of pot used for medicinal purposes that operate under sanction of state law.
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents raided Emmalyn’s California Cannabis Clinic at 1597 Howard St. in San Francisco’s South of Market district mid-afternoon.
They hauled out large plastic bins overflowing with marijuana plants and loaded several pickup trucks parked out front with grow lights and related equipment used to farm the plants indoors.
The dispensary had been operating with a temporary permit issued by the Department of Public Health.
San Franciscans are eager to find out from our elected officials if the local police department will protect our medical dispensaries from rogue federal agents operating without sanction of the United States Attorney General. Read the rest of this entry →