Mar 092011

George Mull opposed Proposition 19. Steve DeAngelo campaigned for it. Which made it all the more interesting at the recent CalNORML conference in Berkeley, where both said that medical cannabis distribution in California is — and I’m paraphrasing here — a total fucking mess. Mull is a Sacramento attorney who represents several NorCal collectives, and their struggles in assorted cities and counties have convinced him that statewide regulation is necessary. To that end, he co-founded [read more …]

Feb 012011
Bud's Blog: CalNORML conference sets cannabis agenda

This weekend’s CalNORML reform conference in Berkeley sold out, prompting organizers to promise a larger venue next time. Their agenda was plenty big enough already, with complex issues facing medical cannabis advocates and proponents of legal, non-medical use. (Click here for CalNORML video coverage.) Steph Sherer, the national director of Americans for Safe Access, called for more civil discourse after Prop. 19 launched a war of words online. But she didn’t mince words when she [read more …]

Dec 012010

Title: Marijuana Reform Conference – BerkeleyLocation: David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, BerkeleyLink out: Click hereDescription: Join with leaders of the marijuana reform movement, pubic officials, medical cannabis providers, patients and advocates for a post-Prop. 19 conference. Registration is $30 per person (includes lunch). Sponsored by California NORML. For sponsorship information, write to or call 415-563-5858.Start Time: 09:30Date: 2011-01-29End Time: 17:30