Prior toXXXXXdecision Riach vs. US, I participated in medical cannabis industry. I have been under heavy surveillance (what I would characterize as Harassment) ever since. As a result, I have resigned from two well paying construction management positions due to exhaustion / sleep deprivation. I am at the point of surrendering myself to authorities. It is such an difficult decision. I have a beautiful 8 month old daughter that I absolutely adore and treasure. Please advise.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): California
I spoken to attorney's in the past and they recommend doing nothing. Would you recommend hiring a local attorney prior to surrender?
Hi, thanks for your inquiry! I have been practicing law for 17+ years and have specific experience with issues similar to yours. That being said...Can you please clarify for me who you are thinking of surrendering too and why? Briefly, a few sentences.Alexia Esq.41089.0315743403
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Hi Alexia - thanks for your reply.I am considering surrendering to the Local Police Dept. Why? My hope is that I aknowledge my past mistakes, face the consequences of my actions and hopefully someday not to far in the future become a productive member of society. If you happen to be familar with the term "gang stalking", you will understand.
Are you charged with something? What are you thinking of turning yourself in for? Prior pot selling?Were you a gang stalker or are you a victim of criminals gang stalking you?
Presently, I have not been charged with any crime.However, I have been harrased for several years. I find myself the victim of criminal gang stalking (I fear it is a federal government agency). My prior involvment in the medical cannibas industry included compensation for the use of medicinal product, which was legalized in CA by state proposition 215, however federal law supersedes state law after the Supreme court decided the case.
So you believe the federal government is keeping you under surveillance and believe it is akin to gang stalking. Do you believe they do it to all of those legally involved in that industry at one time? Or do you believe they are only interested in you and if so, why?
I do not believe they apply surveillance akin to gang stalking to all of those involved in the industry. It just so happens during that period of time, I traveled overseas on multiple occasions and constructed a new home, which is the likely reason for their interest in me personally. Do you believe this type of surveillance is considered to be a violation of due process?
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Alexia - I sincerely XXXXX XXXXX for your responses. I entered the industry with all the best intentions and was very hopeful that the decision before the Supreme court would honor State law, especially since it was a voter initiated proposition. I'm sure I made mistakes along the way, but nothing i reckon to warrant such action. I suppose certain statements that one makes whether they are in fact true or false is enough to be placed on a list and subsequently targeted with no regard to due process or Human Rights. I've rated your responses as Excellent. Thank you again for your helpful responses.
Hi again,Alexia - I sincerely XXXXX XXXXX for your responses. I entered the industry with all the best intentions and was very hopeful that the decision before the Supreme court would honor State law, especially since it was a voter initiated proposition. Boy can I understand that. Times are changing and in a different year, things will likely be different. Not exactly fair, I know. But for now it is what it is.I'm sure I made mistakes along the way, but nothing i reckon to warrant such action. I understand.I suppose certain statements that one makes whether they are in fact true or false is enough to be placed on a list and subsequently targeted with no regard to due process or human rights. "Information" regardless of where it comes from, can lead to investigation, persons "of interest", etc. That is true. So long as they don't infringe on your rights in any actionable way (such as entering your home without a valid warrant, etc.), if they are not breaking the law, there is typically little anyone can do. How to you oppose or prevent non-illegal behavior?I've rated your responses as Excellent. Thank you again for your helpful responses. Thank you so much, I will alert the company, as your Rating has not come through. (Did you click a icon to the right side?)
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