LIVE EVENT: Sheriff & DA Candidates Take On Cannabis for Riverside County

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Can the Riverside Co. Sheriff's and DA's Offices have rational cannabis policies? Two Candidates Think They Can!

Even though Riverside County has made significant strides towards mainstreaming cannabis for both personnel and business uses with its very realistic policy on personal cultivation for medical users and implementation of an ordinance for commercial businesses, there are still substantial complaints on the actions of law enforcement particularly the heavy handed approach of the Sheriff’s office.

With a nod to a more enlightened approach, you are invited to join in a special MAPP ZOOM meeting and podcast on Sunday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. where you can meet, hear and question two candidates who are opposing the June re-election of the current DA and Sheriff.

Michael Lujan is a former Captain in the Riverside County Sheriff’s office who retired after serving Riverside County residents for 31 years. He is opposing current Sheriff Chad Bianco who is embroiled in controversy over his refusal to enforce state and county mask mandates and, as reported by the Press Enterprise, “was a dues-paying member of the Oath Keepers” a far-right organization that played a major role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. His implementation of "Marijuana Mondays" which were escalated to include "Weed Wednesdays" resulted in a heavy-handed approach to legacy commercial cannabis cultivators in the Anza Valley area of Riverside County who had been cultivating cannabisanza_raid.jpg for a decade or more but were denied the ability to legally cultivate when Riverside County refused to include them in its commercial cannabis cultivation ordinance even though they are in an area zoned for rural agriculture.

The Honorable Burke Strunsky, a judge for the Riverside County Superior Court is opposing current DA Michael Hestrin. Although more low-key and less demonstrative then Bianco, Hestrin has generally worked in tandem with Bianco and has done little, as Riverside County's chief law enforcement officer, to aid in the implementation of Prop. 64 which was approved by Riverside County voters in 2016.

edison_gomez-krause.jpgJoining us on this special meeting/podcast is Edison Gomez-Krause, founder of the High County Grower’s Association which advocates for the legacy cannabis cultivators in the Anza Valley region. Edison will present the history of cannabis cultivation in the region and detail the on-going problems, travails and fruitless efforts of cultivators to bring their area into compliance and the refusal of the Sheriff’s and DA’s offices to work with them.

strunsky_pic.jpglujan_c_lick-page-001.jpgCaptain Lujan and Judge Strunsky offer striking and compelling alternatives in many areas and not just in cannabis law enforcement to the current Sheriff and DA in Riverside County. You are cordially invited to attend a most enlightening virtual zoom meeting on Sunday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. with Captain Lujan and Judge Strunsky. This is your chance to meet, hear and ask questions of both candidates. Zoom MAPP meeting info below:

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Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 7:30 PM PDT

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Police Strike Back at Police

 

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Zoom MAPP meet Sunday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Police have always been the biggest enemy to cannabis legalization and drug law reform. Fortunately there is a growing number of police who want to change that. I would like to invite you to a meeting tonight, Sunday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. - MAPP's virtual ZOOM meeting where you can meet and hear Diane Goldstein, Executive Director Law Enforcement Action Partnership who will explore and explain the changing dynamics in how police enforce cannabis laws in the age of creeping legalization as well as how to change police attitudes to drug law reform.

diane_goldstein.jpgDiane Goldstein, a 21-year veteran of law enforcement, served as the first female lieutenant for the Redondo Beach CA police department. She is the Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a group of criminal justice professionals that work advancing justice and public safety solutions. Goldstein is a guest columnist for many media organizations, and is recognized as an expert on criminal justice and drug policy.

leap_(2).jpgWorking from the inside to change the inside, Diane will explain the programs and actions undertaken by LEAP to effect change in drug policy and in police departments across the nation.  Diane will also take a look at SB County’s refusal to enact Prop. 64 and the malicious and racist enforcement actions of the SB County Sheriff’s office.

Join us for a most enlightening meeting tonight, Sunday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. Information for zooming on in on your computer or on your phone is below. Looking forward to having you join us.

Lanny

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MAPP meeting with Diane Goldstein
March 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM Pacific Time

ZOOM MEETING LINK:
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Meeting ID: 842 7650 6930    Passcode: 501491

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SB County Sheriff's Attack & MAPP meeting Sat. March 6

 

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The San Bernadino Sheriff’s office has gone off the deep end of reefer madness with their recent busts of mainly Asian cannabis cultivators and the highway robbery of armored vehicles carrying over $1 million of cash from cannabis dispensaries.

Aided and abetted by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, they refuse to recognize the will of the voters of California AND San Bernardino County who voted in favor of cannabis legalization when they approved Prop. 64 in 2016.

SB County Sheriff’s committed highway robbery three times when they looted Empyreal Logistics armored vehicles in November and December 2021 and January 2022 that were transporting money from cannabis dispensaries.  cop_stealing_(2).jpgThe theft totaled more than $1 million which was then transferred to the FBI so the Justice Division might pursue forfeiture using federal legislation. SB County could receive as much as 80% of the cash from the Justice Division’s “equitable sharing” program. The earnings of state-licensed marijuana suppliers usually are not liable to forfeiture under California legislation hence the reason why SB Sheriff’s turned the money over to the feds and not the state.

sheriff_with_gun_crop.JPGContinuing their malicious program to undermine California’s Prop. 64, SB Sheriff’s office undertook a series of raids from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13. Utilizing 16 search warrants for properties in Hesperia, Oro Grande, Twentynine Palms, Wonder Valley, Landers, Adelanto, Helendale, and Lucerne Valley, they arrested 17 people.

sheriff_family_arrest.JPGTotaling more than the combined racial make-up of everyone else arrested, 10 of the 17 people arrested were Asian. This lopsided number of Asians targeted by SB Sheriff’s officers’ is outrageous. Do Asians really cultivate more marijuana then white, black and Native Americans combined? sheriff_with_assalt_rifle_(2).JPGThis targeting of Asians is no coincidence. Is it anti-Asian bigotry? If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck and walks like a duck, it’s a duck.

For a chest-thumping article on the SB Co. Sheriff’s office despicable actions busting the cannabis cultivators that lists the names of the people arrested and their locations CLICK HERE. For the low-down on the armored vehicle robbery of over $1 million dollars of cannabis cash, CLICK HERE.

San Bernardino County, which spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in a losing lawsuit to over turn Prop. 64 in 2017, continues to do everything it can todeny.jpg deny its citizen the benefits of Prop. 64 even though the majority of voters in SB County voted in favor of Prop. 64. Rather then allow people who have property in areas zoned for agriculture to legally cultivate cannabis, the County arrests them for doing what is allowed in next door Riverside County. Furthermore, the SB BOS turns a blind eye to the Sheriff’s office subverting the will of the people by robbing legitimate dispensaries of their cash using federal law as a runaround state law.

We will be discussing SB County’s refusal to enact Prop. 64 and the malicious and racist enforcement actions of the SB County Sheriff’s office along with taking a look at the role law enforcement continues to play in undermining cannabis legalization at the next virtual zoom MAPP meeting on Sunday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.

diane_goldstein.jpgOur featured speaker is Diane Goldstein, a 21-year veteran of law enforcement who served as the first female lieutenant for the Redondo Beach CA police department. She is the Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a group of criminal justice professionals that work advancing justice and public safety solutions. Goldstein is a guest columnist for many media organizations, and is recognized as an expert on criminal justice and drug policy.

Here is the zoom info for attending the MAPP meeting:

MAPP meeting with Diane Goldstein
March 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM Pacific Time

Zoom Meeting link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84276506930?pwd=bTYvREhZS3QyeDNkS0RkaVBmZ1pEdz09

Meeting ID: 842 7650 6930    Passcode: 501491

JOIN BY PHONE:  669-900-9128

Meeting ID: 842 7650 6930    Passcode: 501491

Want to help MAPP? Consider joining our 420 Club and make an effortless donation of $4.20 each month or make a one-time donation. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.

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San Bernardino Sheriffs Bigoted Highway Robbers

 

sheriff_target_asian_trucks-page-001.jpgThe San Bernadino Sheriff’s office has gone off the deep end of reefer madness with their recent busts of mainly Asian cannabis cultivators and the highway robbery of armored vehicles carrying over $1 million of cash from cannabis dispensaries.

Aided and abetted by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, they refuse to recognize the will of the voters of California AND San Bernardino County who voted in favor of cannabis legalization when they approved Prop. 64 in 2016.

SB County Sheriff’s committed highway robbery three times when they looted Empyreal Logistics armored vehicles in November and December 2021 and January 2022 that were transporting money from cannabis dispensaries.  cop_stealing_(2).jpgThe theft totaled more than $1 million which was then transferred to the FBI so the Justice Division might pursue forfeiture using federal legislation. SB County could receive as much as 80% of the cash from the Justice Division’s “equitable sharing” program. The earnings of state-licensed marijuana suppliers usually are not liable to forfeiture under California legislation hence the reason why SB Sheriff’s turned the money over to the feds and not the state.

sheriff_with_gun_crop.JPGContinuing their malicious program to undermine California’s Prop. 64, SB Sheriff’s office undertook a series of raids from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13. Utilizing 16 search warrants for properties in Hesperia, Oro Grande, Twentynine Palms, Wonder Valley, Landers, Adelanto, Helendale, and Lucerne Valley, they arrested 17 people.

sheriff_family_arrest.JPGTotaling more than the combined racial make-up of everyone else arrested, 10 of the 17 people arrested were Asian. This lopsided number of Asians targeted by SB Sheriff’s officers’ is outrageous. Do Asians really cultivate more marijuana then white, black and Native Americans combined? sheriff_with_assalt_rifle_(2).JPGThis targeting of Asians is no coincidence. Is it anti-Asian bigotry? If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck and walks like a duck, it’s a duck.

For a chest-thumping article on the SB Co. Sheriff’s office despicable actions busting the cannabis cultivators that lists the names of the people arrested and their locations CLICK HERE. For the low-down on the armored vehicle robbery of over $1 million dollars of cannabis cash, CLICK HERE.

San Bernardino County, which spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in a losing lawsuit to over turn Prop. 64 in 2017, continues to do everything it can todeny.jpg deny its citizen the benefits of Prop. 64 even though the majority of voters in SB County voted in favor of Prop. 64. Rather then allow people who have property in areas zoned for agriculture to legally cultivate cannabis, the County arrests them for doing what is allowed in next door Riverside County. Furthermore, the SB BOS turns a blind eye to the Sheriff’s office subverting the will of the people by robbing legitimate dispensaries of their cash using federal law as a runaround state law.

We will be discussing SB County’s refusal to enact Prop. 64 and the malicious and racist enforcement actions of the SB County Sheriff’s office along with taking a look at the role law enforcement continues to play in undermining cannabis legalization at the next virtual zoom MAPP meeting on Sunday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.

diane_goldstein.jpgOur featured speaker is Diane Goldstein, a 21-year veteran of law enforcement who served as the first female lieutenant for the Redondo Beach CA police department. She is the Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a group of criminal justice professionals that work advancing justice and public safety solutions. Goldstein is a guest columnist for many media organizations, and is recognized as an expert on criminal justice and drug policy.

I will be sending out a newsletter next Sunday with more information on this meeting including the zoom link so you can attend this most enlightening seminar along with any additional information I have received regarding both the highway robbery of the armored vehicles and the arrest of the cannabis cultivators.

Want to help MAPP? Consider joining our 420 Club and make an effortless donation of $4.20 each month or make a one-time donation. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.

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So You Want to be a Cannabis Entrepreneur?

 

DSC05758_(2).JPGHandling $$$ in the Cannabis Business and other topics at Sunday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Zoom MAPP meet

ian_rassman.jpgWant to lean the intricacies of managing a thriving cannabis business – the easy part is growing the cannabis and selling it to clients. The difficult and trickiest part is how to manage the money that you receive and spend so as to not run afoul of the law. At the Sunday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Zoom MAPP meeting, you will have the opportunity to learn about this and so much more from our special guest Ian Rassman. From being the Operations Manager for the International Olympics Committee to currently developing compliant banking and payment solutions for the cannabis industry, Ian Rassmussen has an exemplary vitae.

As the Executive Director of Los Angeles NORML, one of the oldest chapters in the country of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Ian is well-versed in the legal conundrums faced by cannabis consumers and businesses. Whether cannabis activist or cannabis entrepreneurial consultant, Ian’s perspective on what is happening in the cannabis world is eye-opening if not eye-popping.

As the featured speaker at the Sunday, Feb. 6 Zoom virtual MAPP meeting, Ian will provide an insider’s insights at to what is happening in the commercial cannabis industry. He will take a specific look at the over-regulated and underdeveloped cannabis industry in Los Angeles which provides insights to what is happening throughout California from the no_weed.jpgsupersaturated cannabis dispensaries in the Coachella Valley’s green triangle of Desert Hot Springs, dispensaryopen_sign_(2).jpgPalm Springs and Cathedral City to the refusal of most cities and counties to allow any development at all.

Ian will also speak about his pet project which is the enacting of the provisions of SB34, the Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary act, which allows cannabis businesses to provide free cannabis or cannabis products to medicinal cannabis patients or their primary caregivers.

After Ian’s presentation there will be ample time to ask the questions and get the answers you will need to know if you have any interest in the cannabis business whether as a perspective entrepreneur, customer or just because the cannabis business is fascinating.

Here is the info to join the Sunday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Zoom meeting.

Zoom Meeting link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88351112795?pwd=TXI3bXh5a0xyaTZEakxxUlg0WVNhUT09

Meeting ID: 883 5111 2795

Passcode: 746468

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For the Friends of Al Olthof

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Celebration of Life Memorial

Sunday, January 16 at 2 p.m.

There will be a memorial observance for Al Olthof at the Beatnik Café in Joshua Tree on Sunday, January 16 at 2 p.m. Al died on December 24 at his home in 29 Palms. The coroner determined that his death was due to natural causes.

Al was a long-time local medical marijuana and cannabis law reform activist and a staunch supporter of MAPP. He was an excellent videographer and directed almost 100 Marijuana Compassion and Common Sense TV shows for MAPP that were cablecast throughout the Inland Empire and for a six month period in Los Angeles County as well.  Al’s work as a video chronicler went far beyond cannabis as he attended and made recordings and documentaries of many High Desert events at the Beatnik Café and elsewhere as well as documenting many of the events and programs of the Palm Springs Chapter of Veterans for Peace. Many of Al’s videos produced under the name of Ruby Dunes can be found on youtube.com.

Tom Swann, Executive Director of Palm Springs Chapter of Veterans for Peace will be presenting a commerative and others in attendance are encouraged to do so as well. Coffee and other beverages will be provided and if you would like to bring a food item to share, that would be much appreciated.

Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend Al’s Celebration of Life Memorial on Sunday, January 16 at 2 p.m. at the Beatnik Café, 61568 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252. Due to the fact that many elderly people will be attending, please note that we ask that only people who are vaccinated attend the event and that masks are required to be worn. For more information contact Lanny at 760-799-2055 or at [email protected]

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Invitation to meet cannabis cultivation guru Ed Rosenthal

ed_rosenthal2.jpgMeet Cannabis Cultivation Guru and Legendary Legalization Activist Ed Rosenthal

I would like to extend an invitation from the Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project, an Inland Empire based medical marijuana patient support group and law reform organization I founded back in December 1999, to attend their Sunday, Jan. at 7:30 p.m. ZOOM meeting to hear and learn from one of our movement's most famous and infamous proponents Ed Rosenthal.

ed_rosenthal.jpgEd is a leading cannabis horticulture expert, educator and legalization activist. Reverently given the nickname, “Guru of Ganja” by High Times Magazine, Ed has propelled the effort to legalize marijuana as well as leading the movement to grow your own cannabis. He is the author and editor of more than a dozen books on marijuana cultivation and social policy, including his latest, “Cannabis Grower’s Handbook.”. For more info on Ed's extensive selection of cannabis cultivation books CLICK HERE.

If you have ever thought about growing your own, you will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts and most knowledgeable educator on the subject of cannabis cultivation. If you have been growing your own, this is your chance to get some answers to those vexing questions that will make your cannabis grow reach the zenith of perfection as there will be plenty of time for your questions. If you don't want to grow your own and/or learn how to grow bigger and better, you shouldn't miss your opportunity to meet and hear from one of the movements most respected and colorful pioneers

jan._2.pngMark your calendar for the MAPP Zoom meeting with Ed Rosenthal on Sunday, January 2 at 7:30 p.m.  Zoom-in and phone-in meeting information below.

Lanny Swerdlow is inviting you to a meeting with Cannabis Cultivator Guru Ed Rosenthal

Sunday, Jan 2, 2022 at 7:30 PM PST

Join Zoom Meeting at:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84111591152?pwd=ODJEOFp6b0pTbVZkUHlrMitlZWprUT09

Meeting ID: 841 1159 1152

Passcode: 918536


phone.pngTo join by phone call: 1 669 900 9128

Meeting ID: 841 1159 1152
Passcode: 918536

Looking forward to seeing you at this most worthwhile meeting.

Lanny

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MAPP meet features cannabis cultivation guru Ed Rosenthal

Over the last few months, I have received calls and emails asking about when I will start sending out email newsletters and re-start the MAPP meetings. I have been derelict in getting this done as I have been working as an RN at COVID vaccination centers and it has been keeping me very busy with lots of overtime. However, I have now set the time aside to get it done and I am delighted that this long overdue email newsletter is to let you know that I have gotten it done.

When MAPP first started meeting in December 1999, the meetings were always held on the first Sunday of every month and now that we are in our 21st year, I thought going back to the original day would be very fitting. Only this time instead of meeting at 3 p.m. at the Cathedral City Public Library or other venue, we will be meeting at 7:30 p.m. and we will be meeting virtually utilizing ZOOM making it easy, convenient and accessible for all.

This will allow us to have speakers both famous and infamous. For our first meeting which will be on Sunday, January 2 at 7:30 p.m. I am so proud to announce that our speaker will be both famous and infamous – one of the premiere proponents and educators of cannabis cultivation, Ed Rosenthal.

ed_rosenthal.jpgEd is a leading cannabis horticulture expert, educator and legalization activist. Reverently given the nickname, “Guru of Ganja” by High Times Magazine, Ed has propelled the effort to legalize marijuana as well as leading the movement to grow your own cannabis. He is the author and editor of more than a dozen books on marijuana cultivation and social policy, including his latest, “Cannabis Grower’s Handbook.”. For more info on Ed's extensive selection of cannabis cultivation books CLICK HERE.

If you have ever thought about growing your own, you will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts and most knowledgeable educator on the subject of cannabis cultivation. If you have been growing your own, this is your chance to get some answers to those vexing questions that will make your cannabis grow reach the zenith of perfection as there will be plenty of time for your questions. If you don't want to grow your own and/or learn how to grow bigger and better, you shouldn't miss your opportunity to meet and hear from one of the movements most respected and colorful pioneers.

Mark your calendar for the MAPP meeting with Ed Rosenthal on Sunday, January 2 at 7:30 p.m.  Zoom-in and phone-in meeting information below.

Lanny Swerdlow is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: MAPP meeting with Ed Rosenthal - Cannabis Cultivator Guru
Time: Jan 2, 2022 07:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84111591152?pwd=ODJEOFp6b0pTbVZkUHlrMitlZWprUT09

Meeting ID: 841 1159 1152

Passcode: 918536


phone.pngTo join by phone call: 1 669 900 9128

Meeting ID: 841 1159 1152
Passcode: 918536

Looking forward to seeing you at this most worthwhile meeting.

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From working to establish reasonable and realistic regulations for cannabis businesses to protecting cannabis consumers from losing their jobs for using legal cannabis, MAPP is here. Please help us be there for you.

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MAPP Receives Veterans Award

veterans_for_peace.gifMAPP TO RECEIVE AWARD FROM VETERANS GROUP

You are invited to attend the Veterans for Peace Memorial Day ceremonies and award luncheon on Monday, May 31

I am proud to announce that the Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project has been selected to receive the Veterans for Peace “Outstanding Organization of the Year Award.” From working with VA Hospitals to lobbying local, state and national officials, MAPP has worked diligently over the years to facilitate safe and easy access for cannabis for our veterans.

At the award ceremonies we will be announcing the start-up of our program to provide free cannabis to veterans. Beginning in mid-June, we will be working with Veterans for Peace to enroll eligible veterans, Bloom Networks to provide free cannabis and the 420Bank to distribute free cannabis to veterans who benefit from its use. We will be signing veterans up for the program at the event.

Below is a special invitation from Tom Hernandez, President of Veterans for Peace, inviting all MAPP supporters to attend the Memorial Day Ceremonies on Monday May 31, 2021 at 10:00 AM to be held at Desert Memorial Park, 31-705 Da Vall Drive, Cathedral City followed by the 15th Annual MEMORIAL DAY AWARDS LUNCHEON from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Nicolino’s Italian Restaurant, 35-325 Date Palm Drive, Suite 111, Cathedral City CA.

In addition to MAPP’s recognition, awards will also be presented to Bishop Paul Breton and Palm Springs City Council member Lisa Middleton. Please see Tom’s special invitation below.

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A Special Invitation to the Supporters of the Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project

by Tom Hernandez

Veteran, United States Marine Corps President, Veterans for Peace

VA_awards-page-001-2.jpgOn behalf of our veterans, I want to cordially invite you to attend our 15th annual Memorial Day Awards Luncheon on Monday May 31 at 12 Noon in Cathedral City. This year we are so pleased to present the “Outstanding Organization of the Year Award” to MAPP. Several years ago we honored Lanny Swerdlow and now we are honoring the fine organization he leads. We want you to please attend this luncheon and receive the recognition you deserve.

For many years our government that was created to protect our liberty waged a war against people who used cannabis. As military veterans we know how horrific a war is especially when it is against our own citizens. The war on cannabis launched by late President Richard Nixon that lasts even until today in many states is a disgrace.

What is remarkable is that MAPP courageously and with great perseverance launched a strong tide of resistance against the war on cannabis. You educated both elected officials and the public to realize this war was wrong. You transformed people’s attitudes and behaviors. You made it legal and safe to use cannabis. You are true patriots who have changed our country for the better.

book_cover_ad-page-001.jpgAs a military veteran with PTSD, I have to thank you for making it legal and safe for me to use cannabis to effectively treat my medical condition. Thousands if not millions of veterans like me are so grateful for your endurance and hard work to help us receive the medical benefits of cannabis. The benefits of cannabis would not be a reality for many veterans if MAPP had quit the cause at the first obstacle. You overcame numerous stubborn hurdles and roadblocks and you won for all of us.

VFP salutes MAPP. Our luncheon is very affordable with a sliding scale for low-income residents. Please come to our luncheon and receive the appreciation and gratefulness we want to bestow upon you. Thank You.

Tom Swann Hernandez

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Kicking Butt in SB County to Allow Cannabis Businesses

kick_sb_co-page-001.jpgIt’s Time to Kick the Butts of the San Bernardino Co. Board of Supervisors to Allow Cannabis Businesses

Riverside County has allowed cannabis businesses to open as permitted under Prop. 64. It’s time for San Bernardino County to end their reefer madness and enter the 21st century and allow cannabis businesses too.

zoom_meet.jpgIt can be done and we are going to discuss just how it can be done on a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. that is open to all. Here is what we will be discussing:

  1. A letter and phone campaign to every San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors’ member asking that San Bernardino follow in the footsteps of Riverside County and enact an ordinance that will regulate and license cannabis businesses including cultivation, manufacture, distribution (sales) and on-site consumption lounges.
  2. Organize a meeting with each member of the SBBOS to secure their support to direct the Planning Commission to develop an ordinance that will allow cannabis businesses in San Bernardino County.
  3. Determine what actions can be taken to elect SBBOS members who will support allowing cannabis businesses by “unelecting” any SBBOS member who refuses to take action to allow cannabis businesses. This will include getting political activist-oriented' individuals to run against them and joining a coalition of organizations that can get them elected.

Joining us on the meeting will be cannabis activists and political experts that can provide the blueprints that will be make us an effective force. Put it on your calendar now. Forward this email to all your cannabis consuming friends and family member and ask them to join in on the Zoom conference.

Note: You can attend this meeting on your computer and also by phone. See the information below for the Zoom weblink and for phone numbers to call.

arrow.pngTopic: Allowing Cannabis Businesses in San Bernardino County

Time: Apr 13, 2021 06:30 PM PST

      Meeting ID: 863 1366 8684

Join Zoom Meeting at the following weblink:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86313668684

No computer? Phone in at 1-669-900-9128

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