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Kathy Nicholson, with the Wo/Men's Alliance
for Medical Marijuana, who says she suffers
from rheumatoid arthritis, sits with her bag
of marijuana next to bottles of cannabis milk
at City Hall in Santa Cruz, Calif., 
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002. 

Calling Santa Cruz a "sanctuary" from federal authorities,
medical marijuana advocates, such as Nicholson,
_ joined by city leaders _ passed out pot to sick 
and dying patients from City Hall Tuesday.

(AP Photo/Mike Fiala) 



Santa Cruz (Calif.) Mayor Christopher Krohn
attends an event at City Hall in Santa Cruz, 
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, during which 
medical marijuana advocates _ joined
by Krohn and other city leaders _ passed out
pot to about a dozen sick and dying patients.

"Santa Cruz is a special place, and today
we're letting the world know how compassionate
we can be," said Krohn.

More than 1,000 community members
jammed into the garden-like courtyard 
at City Hall for a supportive demonstration
during the giveaway.

(AP Photo/Mike Fiala) 



Jeremy Griffey, with the Wo/Men's Alliance
for Medical Marijuana, who says he suffers
from HIV/AIDS and chronic leukemia, sits
with his bag of marijuana at City Hall
in Santa Cruz, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002.

Calling Santa Cruz a "sanctuary" from federal
authorities, medical marijuana advocates, 
including Griffey, joined by city leaders
_ passed out pot to about a dozen sick
and dying patients from City Hall, Tuesday.

(AP Photo/Mike Fiala) 

 


Robert Anton Wilson, who says he suffers from
post polio syndrome, is wheeled away after
receiving marijuana from Jeremy Griffey, left,
and Kathy Nicholson, second from left, both 
with the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana,
at City Hall in Santa Cruz, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002.

Calling Santa Cruz a "sanctuary" from federal authorities,
medical marijuana advocates _ joined by city leaders
_ passed out pot to about a dozen sick
and dying patients from City Hall Tuesday.

(AP Photo/Mike Fiala) 

 


 

 

 

Elizabeth Velosa shows her support for the distribution 
of marijuana at City Hall in Santa Cruz, Calif.,
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002. Calling Santa Cruz
a sanctuary from federal authorities,
medical marijuana advocates, joined
by city leaders, passed out marijuana
to about a dozen sick people at City Hall.

Marijuana is illegal as a medicine or as a 
recreational drug under federal law.
But state law, and county and city ordinances,
say it's legal if recommended by a doctor.

(AP Photo/Mike Fiala) 

 


WAMM Raided on September 5, 2002

 

News Articles

From

Cannabis News.com

 

Updated September 27th, 2002

 

 Feds Vs. Marijuana Reformers: The Battle Escalates
 Smoke and Mirrors
 Pot Activists Face Federal Hurdle
 Pot Advocates Ask For City Leaders' Help
 People's Will Is Clear, if Not Laws
Pot Got You Confused? You Must Be the DEA
 Pot Garden Uprooted in Raid
 Pot Co-op Sues After Confiscation
 Local Pot Advocate's Home Raided
 Santa Cruz Marijuana Farmer Sue Federal Government
 Students Pipe Up on Medical Pot Legalization
 Wo/Menís Seeks Return of Pot
 Federal Stance on Medical Marijuana Law Protested
Medical Marijuana Activists are Arrested
 War on Medical Pot a War Against Reason
 Hysteria Still Reigns on Pot Laws
 Protesters Rally For Medical Marijuana Use
 Marijuana Protest Leads to Arrests at White House
 Medical-Pot Supporters Fight Feds
 Withdraw From This War
 A Serious Look at Wacky Weed and Suffering
 Faces at Rally Reveal Tragic Truth of Patients
 The Thrashing of a Dying Dinosaur's Tail
 Editorial: Friends of Meth?
 Get Off the Pot and Learn the Facts
Why I'm Fighting Federal Drug Laws From City Hall
 Calif. Pot Raids are Wasteful and Abusive
 Medicinal Pot Issue is About The Sick, Dying
DEA Fighting The Wrong War
 Marijuana Given Out at City Hall
Medical Marijuana is All Right, If...
 Medical Pot Dispute Boiling Over
 Activist Prods S.D. on Medical Pot Rules
 California Town's Leaders Join Pot Protest
 Pot Giveaway in Santa Cruz Draws 1,100
 Santa Cruz Joint Effort Hands Out Medical Pot
 World Watches Pot Handout
 Santa Cruz Defies U.S. On Marijuana
 Medical Marijuana Backed in Santa Cruz
Defiant California City Hands Out Marijuana
 Santa Cruz City Council Distributes Medpot
 Californians Get Pot in Medical Marijuana Protest
City Leaders Help Marijuana Giveaway at City Hall
 Marijuana Activists Give It Away at City Hall
 Medical Marijuana Initiative Accepted for Election
 Medical Marijuana Protesters Again Rally
 Federal Crackdown On Med. Marijuana Spark Protests
 Pot Raid Angers State, Patients
Leaders To Stand by Pot Giveaway
 City Leaders Help Pot Giveaway at City Hall
 Medical Pot Rallies Held Across State
 Marijuana for Aids Patients
Raid of Med. Marijuana Co-op Touches Off Protests
Wolf Blitzer Reports Transcripts: WAMM Raid
 Odd Twists Leave Couple in Center of Pot Debate
 Feds Pose Challenge To Use of Medical Marijuana
 US Ignoring Marijuana Research
Marijuana Fiasco
 Medpot Advocates Plan Powerful Protests
 Pot Confusion
 Conflict Heightens in California Marijuana Battle
Santa Cruz Officials to Defy Feds, Hand Out Pot
 Marijuana Showdown Looms in Santa Cruz
 WAMM Bam--Thanks, Uncle Sam!
City Leaders Back Medical Pot Giveaway
 Margaret Sanger of Marijuana Arrested
 Santa Cruz Council to Allow Marijuana in City Hall
Officials Seek to Send Message on Medicinal Pot
 Council Invites Marijuana Users to Distribute Pot
 County, City Condemn DEA Marijuana Raid
DEA Raid Ends With No Charges, Many Questions
 State's Prop. Doesn't Trump Federal Regulation
 California Marijuana Raid Contradicts State Law
 War on Medpot in California Intensifies
 Marijuana Drug Czar Distorts Report
 DEA's War on The Sick
 Enforcement or Harassment?
 Pot Club Raid Signals New Push
 Agents Seize Couple, Plants
The DEA in Chains: Bound by a Patient in a Chair
The Brutal War on Medical Marijuana
Lockyer Assails Federal Pot Operations
 Pot Bust Draws Statewide Protests
 No Charges After DEA Anti-Pot Raids
 DEA Raid Sparks Medical Marijuana Protests
 DEA Raids Medical Marijuana Farm Before Harvest
 Activists Nabbed in Raid of Medical Marijuana Site
 DEA Agents Raid Medical Marijuana Farm
Santa Cruz Officials Fume Over Pot Club Bust
 DEA Continues to Dismantle Democracy
Drug Agents Raid Calif. Medicinal Marijuana Farm
DEA Raids California Medical Marijuana Farm


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