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Title Bill Would Let Medical Marijuana Patients Include Medicinal Use as Part of Defense
 
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Description In the wake of the U.S.
<a href="http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=3288&category_id=27">Supreme Court&rsquo;s ruling in the
Raich case</A> earlier this year, which
permits the federal government
to continue arresting and
prosecuting medical marijuana
patients and their caregivers--
even in states where medical
use of marijuana is permitted--
U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA) and
his bipartisan co-sponsors have re-introduced
legislation to that would let
medical marijuana defendants have the right to tell the truth in court.

<br /><br /><a href="http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h109-4272">H.R 4272</A>, officially dubbed
&ldquo;The Steve McWilliams Truth in
Trials Act&rdquo;, guarantees
medical marijuana defendants
the right to introduce
evidence demonstrating that
the marijuana-related
activities for which they
stand accused were performed
in compliance with State law
regarding the medical use of
marijuana. In addition, the bill
specifically limits the
government&rsquo;s ability to seize
assets &ndash; including medical
cannabis plants. <a href="http://democracyinaction.org/dia/organizations/asa/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=1647">Americans for Safe Access</A> is encouraging people to contact their member of
Congress to urge him or her to co-sponsor
H.R. 4272. <strong><A href="http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/12/1788089.php">Read more</A></strong>

<br /><br /><A href="http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=3387&category_id=12">Steve McWilliams</A> was a medical marijuana patient and activist who died earlier this year. He had apparently overdosed on the medications that he had been given in place of the marijuana that he had been denied since his 2002 arrest.
 
Article Text In the wake of the U.S.
<a href="http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=3288&category_id=27">Supreme Court&rsquo;s ruling in the
Raich case</A> earlier this year, which
permits the federal government
to continue arresting and
prosecuting medical marijuana
patients and their caregivers--
even in states where medical
use of marijuana is permitted--
U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA) and
his bipartisan co-sponsors have re-introduced
legislation to that would let
medical marijuana defendants have the right to tell the truth in court.

<br /><br /><a href="http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h109-4272">H.R 4272</A>, officially dubbed
&ldquo;The Steve McWilliams Truth in
Trials Act&rdquo;, guarantees
medical marijuana defendants
the right to introduce
evidence demonstrating that
the marijuana-related
activities for which they
stand accused were performed
in compliance with State law
regarding the medical use of
marijuana. In addition, the bill
specifically limits the
government&rsquo;s ability to seize
assets &ndash; including medical
cannabis plants. <a href="http://democracyinaction.org/dia/organizations/asa/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=1647">Americans for Safe Access</A> is encouraging people to contact their member of
Congress to urge him or her to co-sponsor
H.R. 4272. <strong><A href="http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/12/1788089.php">Read more</A></strong>

<br /><br /><A href="http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=3387&category_id=12">Steve McWilliams</A> was a medical marijuana patient and activist who died earlier this year. He had apparently overdosed on the medications that he had been given in place of the marijuana that he had been denied since his 2002 arrest.
 
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