Axis of Love Represents to Protect Safe Access Centers
Axis of Love holds an emergency press conference in response to D.E.A. threats.
by Newsbrief posted by PNN Staff
Axis of Love SF was successful in an emergency response press conference held earlier this week. The press conference was held in response to the DEA's threat to shut down San Franciscoâ€™s safe access centers.
Axis of Love would like to recognize the hard work of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's legal aide Dan Bernal who worked overtime with giving guidance to patient advocates on how to successfully accomplish their goals.
Mr. Bernal secured the following statement from John Conyers Jr.- the House Judiciary Committee Chair in Washington DC.
CONYERS EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT DEA MEDICAL MARIJUANA THREATS
Washington DC- House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. (D-MI) released the following statement today about the reports that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is threatening private landlords for housing legal medical marijuana facilities:
"I am deeply concerned about recent reports that the Drug Enforcement Administration is threatening private landlords with asset forfeiture and possible imprisonment if they refuse to evict organizations legally dispensing medical marijuana to suffering patients. The Committee has already questioned the DEA about its efforts to undermine California state law on this subject, and we intend to sharply question this specific tactic as part of our oversight efforts."
Axis of Love SF patient advocates had the support of the following state and local officials:
The office of State Senator Carole Migden