The Pot TV News for June 10, 2002

EXPANDED COVERAGE OF DEA PROTESTS AND ARRESTS


MEDICAL MARIJUANA BACKERS STAGE PROTESTS ACROSS US
(Reuters) Medical marijuana patients and activists targeted an estimated 60 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) offices today in a nationwide “Day of Action” to protest the federal government’s increasing crackdown on California’s medical marijuana patients and dispensaries.

WASHINGTON DC DEA PROTEST VIDEO
(MPP) Compelling video coverage of the arrest of ten prominent advocates for medical marijuana . Arrests start at nine minutes into the video.

REFORMERS BACK NATIONAL CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
(DRCNet) “Civil disobedience may not be the choice of first resort, but on medical marijuana, at least, the time for nonviolent civil disobedience has arrived.”

ACTIVISTS LAUNCH HUNGER STRIKE
(Los Angeles Times) Five supporters of the Los Angeles Cannabis Resource Cooperative launched an “open-ended hunger strike and encampment” Wednesday against federal authorities who last week filed a forfeiture action against the West Hollywood building where they had set up shop as a provider of medical marijuana to nearly 2,000 patients.

DEA CAUGHT INTIMIDATING PHYSICIAN WITNESSES
Courtroom photo exposes DEA agents conspiring with Sacramento prosecutor Caroline Park and a California Medical Examiner to intimidate doctors into altering their testimony.

ANALYSIS WITH DALE GIERINGER
Comprehensive analysis of the upcoming federal war on cannabis clubs in California — and why we will win.

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