Category: Events

MTCIA Reports on Children and Families Interim Committee Meeting

September 21, 2011 Events

On Monday, September 19, the Children and Families Interim Committee met and spent 45 minutes of the meeting on the medical marijuana program. The agenda included presentations by legislative staff, Sue O’Connell; Roy Kemp who administers the medical marijuana registry at the Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS); and Kate Cholewa of the Montana Read More »

MTCIA Encourages Participation at Two Upcoming Conferences

September 13, 2011 Events

Mark your calendars for two upcoming conferences. One takes place here in Montana and one in L.A. The Wheeler Conference takes place on Monday evening and Tuesday, September 19 and 20. The Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy in Bozeman, MT, promotes the discussion, analysis and eventual resolution of critical issues facing Montana and Read More »

MTCIA Report on Seattle Hempfest

August 30, 2011 Events

300,000 people. No alcohol served. Vendors. Information booths. Three stages. Music. Panels. Speakers. Food. People moved at the ocean front parks like schools of fish and included every age group, groups of friends, handholding couples, and stroller-pushing families. The weather was hot. MTCIA Board members Ed Docter and Kate Cholewa took a stage twice to Read More »

MTCIA Calendar – Upcoming Events

August 28, 2011 Events

Fall is just around the corner and the calendar is filling up.   MTCIA meeting in Missoula When: Tuesday, August 30, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Where: Red Lion Inn Missoula 700 W. Broadway Missoula What: Referendum update, State’s repeal response, Current lawsuit status, Membership discussion    Administrative Rules Hearing When: Wednesday, August 31, 1:30 pm Where: DPHHS Read More »

MTCIA Statewide Conference Call, August 7, 2011

August 4, 2011 Events

Update: You can listen to a recording of this conference call here: MTCIA – August 07 Conference Call The MTCIA will sponsor a statewide conference call at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011. The agenda for the one hour call is MTCIA President Ed Docter: Welcome and Overview  (5 minutes) P4RNR Petition Coordinator Rose Read More »

MTCIA: Strategizing for the Next Stretch of Road

August 3, 2011 Events News

About 11,000 signatures for the referendum to put SB 423 on the 2012 ballot have been collected. To get the 15% needed to suspend the law as well as get it on the ballot, we need to collect about 1000 signatures a day between now and September 30.  The signatures are out there. The only Read More »

Billings MTCIA Event: Group Shares Food, Drink, as We All Wait

June 28, 2011 Events

And now, there’s three days. What tension. We’ve been pulled pretty taut these last six months, yes? Yesterday, Ed Docter, Pat Pardis, and Kate Cholewa from the MTCIA board rolled into Billings for a fundraiser and Battle of the Bands. Thanks to James Haney, Mort Ried, Kathleen Shannon, and Jude Mendonza for local organizing and Read More »

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