Steven Wynn "Steve" Kubby was a Libertarian Party activist who played a key role in the drafting and passage of California Proposition 215.
37 Facts About Steve Kubby
Steve Kubby authored two books on drug policy reform: The Politics of Consciousness and Why Marijuana Should Be Legal.
Steve Kubby died in South Lake Tahoe, California on November 20,2022, aged 75.
In 1968, at the age of 23, Steve Kubby began experiencing symptoms of hypertension and palpitations.
Steve Kubby was diagnosed with malignant pheochromocytoma, a rare, fatal form of adrenal cancer.
Steve Kubby underwent surgery to remove a tumor in 1968,1975 and 1976.
Two months after the election, Steve Kubby's home was raided by the Placer County sheriffs department.
Steve Kubby was a contender to be the Libertarian Party's vice presidential candidate in the 2000 election.
Steve Kubby was opposed by fellow Californian Art Olivier, and by Ken Krawchuk of Pennsylvania.
Steve Kubby had since campaigned at various community and Libertarian Party events and launched a campaign web site.
Meanwhile, Steve Kubby was continuing to actively campaign and has made Internet history with the first animated presidential campaign video.
On May 25,2008, Steve Kubby did not gain his party's nomination and was eliminated after the second ballot at his party's national convention.
Cannabis Sativa, Inc announced on June 30,2014, that Steve Kubby was named Chairman of the company.
In 1996, Steve Kubby was instrumental in the drafting and passage of California Proposition 215, The Compassionate Use Act of 1996.
The Placer County Sheriff's Department had been sent an anonymous letter alleging that the Steve Kubby's had been operating a major grow operation from their residence, and began an investigation.
Steve Kubby learned of this, and invited them to inspect the grow room, by passing a note through his own household trash, which the police had begun searching.
Steve Kubby maintains that the prosecution was politically motivated, implicating then-Attorney General Dan Lungren's office.
In jail for 72 hours after the arrest, Steve Kubby was deprived of medical marijuana and became seriously ill.
USC Medical Center's Dr Vincent DeQuattro, who made Kubby's original diagnosis, wrote a letter to the court explaining Steve's condition and warning the judge what could happen if Steve was further deprived of cannabis.
Steve Kubby's tumor is manufacturing large quantities of norepinephrine and possibly epinephrine.
Steve Kubby's trial, owing to one juror's refusal to acquit, received a mistrial on all the cannabis charges, which were eventually dropped.
In 2001, exercising his right to appeal the conviction for peyote possession, Steve Kubby obtained the court's permission to move to Canada with his wife and two children.
Steve Kubby appealed his fugitive status through the Canadian legal system for five years.
Steve Kubby arrived in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, January 26,2006, accompanied by his attorney Bill McPike, and was immediately arrested.
Steve Kubby was held in San Mateo County Jail in Redwood City, where, according to NORML spokesman Dale Gieringer, he was becoming rapidly ill.
Steve Kubby was transported to Placer County Jail Friday afternoon and was arraigned at 1 pm in Dept.
Michele Steve Kubby reported that the Marinol helped in specific quantities, but that her husband could tell subjectively that it will not be effective in the long run.
Steve Kubby has a cell all to himself and he was freezing.
Steve Kubby must be on a constant monitor in order to gauge the severity of his medical condition.
On March 6,2006, Steve Kubby was released early from jail for good behavior.
In July 2007, the Office of National Drug Control Policy used testimony submitted to Congress to misrepresent the position of Steve Kubby, claiming that he no longer supports medical marijuana.
Steve Kubby suffered from almost constant nausea while on Marinol, he wrote, adding that Murray took his sentence about Marinol out of context.
Steve Kubby was a strong supporter of the United States Constitution and civil liberties.
Steve Kubby advocated for legal abortion, gay rights, gun rights, a non-interventionist foreign policy, immediate withdrawal of US troops from the war in Iraq, open borders, and the elimination of federal individual income tax.
Steve Kubby was opposed to most governmental regulations, programs, and federal subsidies.
Steve Kubby opposes the War on drugs, Patriot Act and the Military Commissions Act.