CA: 64 Year Old Military Veteran Evicted over Medical MarijuanaBy Phillip Smith | StopTheDrugWar.org January 5, 2013
SANTA BARBARA, CA — Santa Barbara man said Thursday he was being evicted from his apartment for smoking medical marijuana.
James Cerda, 64, said the Santa Barbara Housing Authority recently imposed new no-smoking rules in his complex and that he had received an eviction notice because of his medical marijuana use.
Cerda added that he had lived in the complex for 10 years and that housing officials had known for years that he was a medical marijuana patient.
Cerda said he spent six years in the military, including two years in Alaska.