Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 2011

MTCIA Announces Dates For November Membership Meetings & the Chamber of Commerce’s Upcoming Webinar

Meetings will run from 7:15 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. Any changes in time or location will be announced in advance. These meeting are for MTCIA members. If you are not currently a member and would like to become one, please arrive at 7 pm to sign up. Kalispell Monday, November 14 Glacier View VFW 330 1st Ave West Missoula Tuesday, November 15 Top Hat, 134 West Front St.   Bozeman Wednesday, November 16 Best Western 1325 North 7th Avenue Billings Thursday, November 17 [...]

By |October 29, 2011|Uncategorized|

MTCIA News & Update

First, a reminder: When patients send in their paperwork, they need to include the paperwork from their doctors and the paperwork from their providers. Be sure a copy of your driver’s license is included in the paperwork. Another reminder: The legislature successfully overrode the will of Missoula voters by overturning their lowest priority ordinance for cannabis-related misdemeanors. Please keep in mind that this change has occurred and there may be people who are very happy about that, perhaps even, enthusiastic. Be [...]

By |October 23, 2011|News, Uncategorized|

MTCIA Reports on Hearing of Montana Caregiver on Issue of Admissible Evidence

The hearing for Richard and Justin Flor to determine what would, or would not, be admissible evidence was scheduled for this morning in Helena in federal court. At this hearing, Judge Lovell was expected to rule on whether the fact that Montana state law allows for medical cannabis would be admissible in federal court, or whether the Flor trial would move forward as though the Flors’ medical cannabis business was a black market operation in a state without medical marijuana laws. [...]

By |October 13, 2011|News, Uncategorized|

MTCIA News & Update

Montana medical cannabis providers were required to submit their fingerprints to DPHHS by October 1, a requirement that concerned many. Ninety-three providers have dropped off the provider registry as a result of this requirement, most by choice, a few due to technical problems with their submission. With the number of providers down near a mere 300 and patient numbers in the 25,000 range, and more than 19,000 patients without providers, it is clear that many patients have had to resort to [...]

By |October 10, 2011|News, Uncategorized|

MTCIA Announces Schedule for Monthly Membership Meetings

Meetings will run from 7:15 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. Any changes in time or location will be announced in advance. These meeting are for MTCIA members. If you are not currently a member and would like to become one, arrive at 7 pm to sign up. Second Monday of every month Kalispell: Glacier View VFW 330 1st Ave West Kalispell , MT 59901 Second Tuesday of every month Missoula: Top Hat 134 West Front Street Missoula, MT 59802-4304 Second Wednesday of every month [...]

By |October 6, 2011|Events, Uncategorized|

MTCIA Offers List of Links to Cannabis-Related Petitions on the White House Server

We all recognize the need for change in cannabis-related laws at the federal level. See the links below to sign on to petitions on the White House server. Release all known beneficial information regarding cannabis (hemp, marijuana) and its derivatives. Stop denying the medical value of cannabis (marijuana.) Remove it from schedule one of the controlled substances act. Remove Marijuana from the Schedule 1 list of drugs in the Controlled Substances Act Allow United States Disabled Military Veterans access to medical marijuana to [...]

By |October 5, 2011|Uncategorized|

MTCIA Applauds Attorney General Bullock’s Response to ATF Memo

The Montana Attorney General has issued a response to the memo by the ATF that rescinded 2nd amendment rights for medical cannabis patients. Below is an excerpt from Attorney General Bullock’s letter addressed to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder: “Currently, 16 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. More than 90 million people live in these jurisdictions, comprising 29.2% of the total population of the United States. In our federal system [...]

By |October 3, 2011|News, Uncategorized|

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