Medical Marijuana Backers: Raid Illegal
by RACHEL KONRAD
, The Associated Press
July 7th, 2003
A Drug Enforcement Administration raid on a farm that cultivated pot for ailing patients was both illegal and immoral, medical marijuana supporters argued at the start of a federal trial Monday.
This has caused an ``insurmountable'' level of pain and suffering and hastened the deaths of the most vulnerable patients, lawyers said.
Defiant California City Hands Out Marijuana
by Charlie LeDuff with Adam Liptak
, New York Times
September 18th, 2002
Mayor Krohn, several City Council members and two former mayors gathered in front of City Hall this afternoon to witness a medical marijuana giveaway in protest of a federal raid two weeks ago on a local cannabis collective
DEA Raids Another Marijuana Club
by By Josh Richman, Oakland Tribune
September 15th, 2002
For the second time in a week, federal agents on Thursday raided a Bay Area medical marijuana facility that was operating under California's 1996 law.
The Sonoma County club's founder was taken into custody and an estimated 2,800 plants were seized.