Tag Archives: CUA and MMPA

MMPA Is Broader than CUA
November 20th, 2015

The instruction in People v. London was found to be inadequate because it was based solely on the Compassionate Use Act (“CUA”) and did not comport with provisions of the Medical Marijuana Program Act (“MMPA”). (People v. London (2014) 228 Cal. App. 4th 544, 564.) The CUA allows a patient and his or her primary […]

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Transporting Marijuana: Compassionate Use Act (CUA) Defense
September 30th, 2014

  CC 2361 sets forth criteria that must be satisfied for the defense to apply, including whether “the method, timing and distance of the transportation were reasonably related to the patient’s current medical needs. These criteria are derived from a test developed by the Court of Appeal in People v. Trippet (1997) 56 Cal. App. […]

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