Month: April 2012

Important News for Cardholders

April 27, 2012

As you may already know, DPHHS is changing its fees for registrations and renewals.  Both new applications and renewals will change to $75 effect on June 1, 2012.  For the nitty-gritty details, the state has posted a .pdf file here.  We thought we would give you some other pointers to make sure things go smoothly Read More »

Patient Seminars Scheduled for May

April 25, 2012

Montana’s medical marijuana law was designed to drastically reduce the number of medical marijuana providers in the state.  In 2010, there was 1 caregiver for every 6 patients.  Today, that ratio is 1 to 47, and over 45% of the remaining patients have no provider at all according to the Department of Public Health and Read More »

MTCIA Comments on Recent Federal Indictments

April 12, 2012

The most recent round of federal indictments stemmed from the March 2011 raids of Big Sky Patient Care, Montana Cannabis, and MCM as well as the May 2011 raid of Sleeping Giant Caregivers.  This news was a grim reminder of the inherent risks of doing business in this industry as well as the ongoing conflict Read More »

Missoula Meeting Rescheduled

April 10, 2012

The Missoula MTCIA Meeting has been rescheduled for next Wednesday April 18 at 7:15pm. The meeting will be hosted at 2935 Stockyard Rd. Suite K5, Jerry Spurlock’s space.

The State of Montana’s Reply and Response Brief

April 5, 2012 Lawsuit

The following link is to the combined reply and response brief filed by the State of Montana in regards to their appeal on the temporary injunction.  It will give you an idea of what the State will present during oral arguments with the Montana Supreme Court on April 30. State’s Combined Reply and Response Brief Read More »

Landlords: The Latest Victim in the War on Drugs

April 5, 2012

On April 19, Jonathan Janetski will learn how long he will be spending in federal prison.  He is looking at 30 to 36 months behind bars.  Janetski’s tenants were among the medical marijuana providers that were raided in March 2011.  It appears that the federal government is making good on their threat to go after Read More »

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