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Allen appeals 4/20 lawsuit, states city should run, promote cannabis celebration ‘to make plaintiff whole’

Allen appeals 4/20 lawsuit, states city should run, promote cannabis celebration ‘to make plaintiff whole’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Arcata resident Gregory Allen has appealed his dismissed lawsuit against the City of Arcata over the former 4/20 celebration in Redwood Park.  Allen had filed suit against the city, Police Chief Tom Chapman, former City Manager Randy Mendosa and 10 other unspecified individuals alleging an illegal scheme

Arcata’s 4/20 tactics ruled legal, so lawsuit goes up in smoke

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata’s stoner-encumbering tactics to keep Redwood Park accessible for non-smokers on April 20 have been ruled legal by a federal judge, who has dismissed as unfounded a lawsuit against the city. The city was sued last October by plaintiff Gregory Allen, president of the Redwood Chapter

City allows limited 4/20 ‘free speech celebration’ in Redwood Park

Mad River Union ARCATA – According to a press release from the Humboldt Center for Constitutional Rights (HCCR), the City has agreed to allow the group to use Redwood Park for a “free speech celebration” on April 20, the traditional cannabis holiday. City officials had initially denied the event, prompting a successful appeal. Mindful of past abuses in the

Arcata sued over 4/20 clampdown

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – A First Amendment lawsuit against Arcata demands the full restoration of the annual 4/20 “Cannabis Celebration” in Redwood Park. Full restoration, according to the federal suit, would return the event to its initial status some 10 years ago and stipulate the government’s mandatory advertising of it. Arcata would

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