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Haborside Health Center: Oakland Files Lawsuit Against Feds to Prevent Closure of Pot Club

October 11, 2012

By Erin Sherbert : sfweekly.com/thesnitch – excerpt

“The federal government has acted beyond its authority by initiating the forfeiture action outside of the statute of limitations,” said Cedric Chao, the attorney representing Oakland in this case. “Moreover, the government has indicated for many years by its words and actions that so long as dispensaries and medical patients acted consistently with state law, the dispensaries would be allowed to operate. Oakland has reasonably relied on these assurances, and the government should be prohibited from disrupting Oakland’s medical cannabis program.”… (more)

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