Month: October 2012

Show Your Opposition to SB423 on Facebook

October 31, 2012

Social media is an outstanding tool to get the word around quickly among friends and family. Show your opposition to our broken medical marijuana law by posting and sharing these images with your friends on Facebook or other social media site.

Kim Gillan, Democratic Candidate for Congress

October 31, 2012

Kim Gillan, the Democratic Candidate for US Congress, was one of the few politicians willing to stand up for our state’s patients and for personal liberties in last year’s disaster of a state legislative session. Her comments were some of the most inspiring I heard during the Republican legislature’s effort to repeal the will of Read More »

Honk and Waive Outside Tester Rally in Butte a Big Success

October 30, 2012

Special thanks to everyone who participated in a “honk and waive” outside the rally for Senator Jon Tester in Butte yesterday. MTCIA volunteers and Hiedi Hanford from Let’s Connect USA had a great time getting the word out holding up signs and passing out literature educating voters on the vote coming up on November 6. The Read More »

Judge Reynolds Unwilling to Issue Temporary Restraining Order… for Now

October 24, 2012

Following the Supreme Court ruling yesterday, our case is now back before district court in Helena. Our attorney Jim Goetz filed a motion for a Temporary Restraining Order this morning to keep the state from enforcing SB423’s limit of 3 or fewer patients for providers and the ban on any form of compensation for back-end Read More »

Montana Supreme Court Denies Motion for Rehearing in Medical Marijuana Case

October 23, 2012

(October 23, Helena) The Montana Supreme Court today denied a motion filed by the Montana Cannabis Industry Association in its constitutional challenge of the state’s medical marijuana law. The motion asked the Supreme Court to reconsider a recent decision overturning significant parts of a lower court’s injunction against the law. As a result of the Read More »

Efforts Underway to Keep the Montana Medical Marijuana Program Alive

October 18, 2012

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 on September 25. The state’s Attorney General filed a response on October 9. The matter Read More »

The Myth of the Return of the Wild, Wild West

October 16, 2012

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 lobbying group Safe Communities, Safe Kids can talk about the repeal of SB423 without trying Read More »

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