Month: December 2012

Chris Williams Reaches Deal with US Attorney’s Office

December 19, 2012

According to news reports, Chris Williams, a Montana medical marijuana caregiver who was charged and convicted of 8 felony counts related to his work at Montana Cannabis has reached a rare “post-conviction” agreement with the US Attorney’s office Helena. According to a report on CBS affiliate KBZK, the government will drop six of the eight Read More »

Hearing Today on New Injunction

December 13, 2012

Today the MTCIA had its day in court to determine if District Court Judge Reynolds will set up a new injunction under the standard required by the Supreme Court. The judge is taking the matter under advisement and has extended the Temporary Restraining Order until he issues his ruling. No matter which way he decides, Read More »

Blogging the Hearing Now

December 13, 2012

For a real time updates on the progress of the hearing, visit the MTCIA Facebook site. http://www.facebook.com/mtcia

Current Bill to Our Attorney

December 12, 2012

Jim Goetz has done an outstanding job defending the rights of providers and patients around the state and has, almost single-handedly, kept the program functional. For all the petitions and PR efforts to overturn SB-423, it is has only been through the legal battle that we have seen the program survive every attempt of the Read More »

Lawsuit Update – MTCIA’s Legal Argument

December 3, 2012

We have received our attorney’s brief in support of a new injunction in our case and I wanted to provide a summary of the main arguments here. This injunction seeks to block (again) the provisions of the current medical marijuana law that prohibit any form of compensation, limit providers to no more than 3 patients, Read More »

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