Guide for medical cannabis ministers
and medical marijuana ministers
This is a Guide for medical cannabis ministers and medical marijuana ministers.
This Guide outlines some of the topics you may need to prepare for in order to have a successful legal defense in both federal (U.S.) and state (California) court for working as a medical marijuana minister or medical cannabis minister in a California medical cannabis collective, dispensary, or cooperative.
Exact material will vary greatly by religion. I provide examples from my own religion, although many of the examples may not apply to your religion. You will want to prepare your own defense, probably with the help of a lawyer skilled in first amendment and criminal law.
The traditional punishment for Cannabis Witchcraft is the death penalty. This is especially true of the Roman Catholic Church (RCC), the official religion of the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court.
A common method of carrying out the Christian death penalty against Witches was hanging.
November 18, 1441 Roger Bolingbroke was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, England, for Witchcraft.
1574 Arnold (first name unknown) hanged at Barking, England, for Witchcraft.
1616 Agnes Berrye hanged at Enfield, England, for Witchcraft.
1631 Edmund Bull hanged at Taunton, England, for Witchcraft.
1649 Matthew Bulmer hanged at Newcastle, England, for Witchcraft.
1650 Joan Allen hanged at Old Bailey, London, England, for Witchcraft.
July 1652 Anne Ashby hanged at Maidstone, England, for Witchcraft.
July 1652 Mary Browne hanged at Maidstone, England, for Witchcraft.
1653 Anne Bodenham hanged at Salisbury, England, for Witchcraft.
1655 mother Boram (first name unknown) hung at Bury St. Edmunds, England, for Witchcraft.
1655 daughter Boram (first name unknown) hung at Bury St. Edmunds, England, for Witchcraft.
March 26, 1658 Jane Brooks hanged in England for Witchcraft.
June 10, 1692 Briget Bishop hanged at Salem, New England, for Witchcraft.
the hanging of George Burroughs
August 19, 1692 George Burroughs executed at Salem, New England, for Witchcraft.
What possible reason could the U.S. government have for such Draconian penalties for cannabis? It is because Chrsitianity has always imposed Draconian penalties for Witchcraft, including torture and the death penalty. The Controlled Substances Act imposes harsher penatlies for cannabis than for rape, murder, and torture because the Christian judges and Congresspersons consider Cannabis Witchcraft to be a more serious religious offense than violent crimes.
The courts have already ruled in multiple cases that a person who starts preparing a religious defense (including gathering certificates and other paperwork) after arrest loses all chance to use the late religious defense. It is essential that you prepare your defense before you are arrested. Adequate preparation may even prevent arrest.
This website is concerned with religious matters and only obliquely discusses the law. I strongly recommend that medical marijuana ministers rely on a high quality lawyer.
I (Milo) use my own religion as an example, because this is the religion I know well. I strongly urge people to get together with their lawyer and prepare a similar discussion for their own religion. Again, my religion is only an example.
Good news: Many people over the years have successfully used Pr Ntr Kmt religious cannabis certificates. The author of this website has personally several times over more than a decade shown various police Pr Ntr Kmt documentation and the police have politely returned the religious cannabis. There are at least two Pr Ntr Kmt cannabis ministers who have been released after the police discovered several pounds of religious cannabis (although the police kept the cannabis). There are numerous real world successes.
Reality: If the government decides it wants to get you, then your only chance is if you can afford a really, really good lawyer.
The law is whatever the government decides the law is.
The rights you heard about in grade school only apply if you can afford a great lawyer. Public defenders are under-budgeted and only want to process paperwork for plea bargains. They simply dont have the time or money for trials.
We dont want to discourage anyone from worshiping with cannabis, but we do want to strongly warn everyone that you have a significant risk of long term imprisonment or worse, especially outside of major industrialized nations.
Please act responsibly. Please hire a lawyer if you can possibly afford to do so.
Get a Pr Ntr Kmt certificate as proof that your cannabis religion is real.
These web pages contain religious advice. These web pages are not professional legal or medical advice. Nothing on this website should be considered as a substitute or replacement for professional medical, health, or legal advice. All persons should seek the advice of qualified medical, health, or legal providers.
If you spot an error in fact, grammar, syntax, or spelling, or a broken link, or have additional information, commentary, or constructive criticism, please contact Milo at PO Box 1361, Tustin, Calif, 92781, USA.