December 2008 Entries
On October 16, 2008, Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) filed a Data Quality Act Petition requesting that the drug czar's office correct information printed in the 2008 Marijuana Sourcebook — specifically, the claim that marijuana is the greatest cause of illegal drug abuse.
Another Data Quality Act case now pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Americans for Safe Access v. Department of Health and Human Services, No. 07-17388 (ASA v. DHHS) found there is no right to judicial review from a Data Quality Act petition. In its Order Granting Motion to Dismiss, November 20, 2007, the U.S....
On December 12, 2008 I mailed certified letters to each of the Attorneys General for the 13 states that accept the medical use of marijuana, asking them why they have not contacted the United States Drug Enforcement Adminsitration about removal of marijuana from schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act. Links to those letters are listed below:
December 12, 2008 - Letter to the Attorney General of Alaska
December 12, 2008 - Letter to the Attorney General of California
I received another response from the Government.
The Government responded to my Motion for Summary Judgment with an Opposition and a Response to my statement of material facts.
I responded with a Reply to the Government's Opposition and a Reply to the Government's statement of material facts.
Time flies when you're having fun. I filed an Opposition to the Government's Motion to Dismiss, and then filed a Motion for Summary Judgment and a Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
The Government responded with an Opposition to my Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
I responded with a Reply to the Government's Opposition.