Current Affairs 2006 - USA (25 items)
|Jan 27, 2006|| Medical Marijuna Refugee Steve Kubby Arrested Medical marijuana refugee Steve Kubby was taken to the Placer County jail today to begin serving a 4-month sentence on drug possession charges. Supporters are fearful that he will not survive in jail without access to medical marijuana. Kubby has used cannabis exclusively to treat a rare form of adrenal cancer, pheochromocytoma , since the 1980s, and is thought to be the longest living survivor of the disease.
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|Jan 24, 2006|| Medical Marijuana Advocate Must Leave VANCOUVER ( CP ) -- After losing his last legal challenge to stay in Canada, medical marijuana advocate Steve Kubby has been told to leave the country by Thursday.
|Jan 20, 2006|| Judge Says Cancer Victim, Steve Kubby, Must Be Sent to US Denies Appeal to Stop Removal Order. Claims Kubby Will Not Be Arrested Despite Statement by California Prosecutor. Claims Prop 215
Protects Patients, Despite Fact No US Jails Allow Medical Cannabis Use. Family Fears He Will Die in US.
VANCOUVER -- Canadian Federal Justice, Yvon Pinard, ruled today that
Immigration Canada may now proceed with its attempt to send Steve
Kubby, cancer patient and medical marijuana refugee, to die in an
American jail. Immigration Canada is expected to issue a new removal
date, presumably sometime next week.
For more info call:
Michele Kubby (250)578-8422
Please phone or fax the Ministers of
Immigration, Health, Justice and Public Safety:
[In transition due to election - how convenient.]
|Jan 9, 2006|| Judge refuses to issue stay BREAKING NEWS: |
Judge in Kubby Hearing has taken case under advisement and will issue
a decision at a later date.
"Considering that this was a routine request to issue a temporary
stay while the court considers our motion, I have lost all remaining
faith in the court system and can only plead with people who hear
about our situation to call, call and call again until those
Ministers who are responsible fix this legal nightmare," said Mrs.
"Phone calls to the Ministers of Immigration, Health, Justice and
Public Safety may be our only hope now," added Mrs. Kubby.
Press Info and Contact Info HERE
|Jan 6, 2006|| Stay Of Charges Against Pot Activist Paves The Way For Extradition A lawyer for pot activist Marc Emery says the federal government's decision not to proceed with drug charges against his client clears the way for his possible extradition to the United States and means Ottawa is kowtowing to the Americans.|