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18 Oct
2

Efforts Underway to Keep the Montana Medical Marijuana Program Alive

As many of you know, the recent Montana Supreme Court decision in the MTCIA lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the current medical marijuana law is now being reconsidered by the Court. Our attorney, Jim Goetz, filed a Petition for Rehearing ...

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16 Oct
0

The Myth of the Return of the Wild, Wild West

Much is being made by supporters of SB423 that a return to I-148 (the state’s former medical marijuana law) represents a return to the fabled days of the “wild wild west.” It seems like neither Senator Jeff Essmann nor the ...

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15 Oct
1

Patients for Reform, Not Repeal Responds to Bad Journalism in Billings Gazette

The following was posted on the Patients for Reform website earlier today: Don’t Let Lazy Press Mislead You On SB 423 October 15, 2012 Here’s is how the Billings Gazette is defining the decision over SB 423: “Voting ‘for’ means ...

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12 Oct
3

“Code of the West” Documentary Now Available Online

Drug policy reform continues to make national headlines, but reasoned, bipartisan dialogue on the issues is increasingly rare. Now, CODE OF THE WEST captures the human story behind the legislative process of state-level marijuana policy reform, revealing with nuance and ...

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11 Oct
0

National Marijuana Business Conference in November

The first annual National Marijuana Business Conference is an event focused on business, financial and legal concerns for medical marijuana industry professionals. There will be keynotes from Rob Kampia of the Marijuana Policy Project, Steve DeAngelo from Harborside Health Center ...

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10 Oct
7

State Attorney General’s Office Responds to Petition for Rehearing

The state’s Attorney General’s office responded to the MTCIA’s motion for rehearing by filing its “Objection to Petition for Rehearing” yesterday, October 9. According to the Supreme Court’s online docket, it now considers the matter officially submitted for determination. We ...

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10 Oct
4

IR-124 Under Attack on Radio – Bullock Says He’ll Vote Against IR-124

This went out earlier today from Patients for Reform. HELENA, Oct. 10 – No poll shows IR-124 with majority support, and the new law now faces two new hurdles to approval by the voters this year. Patients for Reform, Not ...

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08 Oct
2

Chris Lindsey’s Follow Up on the Chris Williams Trial – Why I Decided to Plead Guilty

I thought it was about time to follow up on my previous post about Chris Williams’ trial. The decision to plead guilty, and ultimately be compelled to testify, came down to a few key factors for me, and I relied ...

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04 Oct
6

Safe Communities Safe Kids Distorts the Truth – Again

The group Safe Communities, Safe Kids was the strongest supporter of complete repeal of the voter-approved medical marijuana law during the last legislative session, and worked against all forms of regulation and a workable system for Montana citizens. When complete ...

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27 Sep
9

Chris Williams Found Guilty On All Counts

Chris Williams was found guilty on all counts related to his work at a state-licensed medical marijuana caregiver organization, which was the subject of a federal raid in March of 2011. The verdict was reached by the jury shortly after ...

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