Month: August 2016

The Shutdown

August 29, 2016

Thousands of patients are about to lose access to a plant-based medicine that eases their pain enough to function; stops their seizures; allows them to sleep; allows them to eat; and more. This is the result of the 2011 legislation, SB 423, a five year old reactionary, punitive, back door repeal of access to medical Read More »

Where we stand…

August 27, 2016

We realize that many people are frustrated and confused by the stories in the press and rumors online. We understand completely, and we certainly share your frustration. However, we also want to make it very clear that removing the section dealing with the 3 patient limit will not have to wait until the legislative session, Read More »

The Clerical Error

August 26, 2016

There is a clerical error in the initiative. A 9 should be a 7 in effective date section. We have documentation that demonstrates our intent in regards to which provisions were to go into effect immediately. We have the draft with section 7 effective immediately. At the last minute, before the draft was moved out Read More »

Care. Be Safe. Be Smart. Vote.

August 24, 2016

With Aug 31 date just days away, we know many patients are beyond concerned. We know many are flat out frightened. We recognize, too, that there are providers who feel committed to these patients. The idea of choosing one person’s pain over another or having to rank suffering and choose only two or three patients Read More »

Reynolds Rules Against Stay; Get Out and Vote

August 17, 2016

We are sad to report an unfavorable ruling from Judge Reynold’s court. Our stay on the August 31 implementation date has been denied. In Reynold’s letter, he states that the Court granting the stay would interfere with the Montana Supreme Court’s ruling, which already included a delay in recognition of the hardship it could cause Read More »

The Legislative Session Is Coming – Become Part of the Discussion

August 10, 2016

Wondering what to do in these uncertain times for medical marijuana in Montana? The MTCIA is committed to continuing the work. Aug. 31 is looming, but with your support and your vote we will pass I-182 come November. The MTCIA is also developing its legislative agenda for the 2017 Legislative Session. Become a member now Read More »

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