Washington Town Hall Meetings to Save Medical Cannabis

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Calling All Medical Cannabis Patients and Supporters!

***TOWN HALL MEETINGS: MARCH 12TH -19TH ONLY***

Tired of making the trek to Olympia to make your voice heard? Speak with Senators and Representatives directly at a Town Hall Meeting near you instead!

Each year, legislators typically report back to constituents in their home districts by hosting a mid-session Town Hall Meeting. Between now and March 19th, lawmakers will be hosting these community discussions either in person or via conference call.

NOW IS THE CHANCE TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!

Town hall meetings are a great opportunity to make sure elected officials are aware of issues that hit closer to home, including medical cannabis. Representative democracy only works when those we elect to take office reflect the views of ordinary citizens. But it’s up to YOU to make sure lawmakers understand your point of view, so they can represent you appropriately when they return to Olympia!

It’s never been easier to find a Town Hall Meeting near you --

Here’s a list of dates, times, locations and names of elected officials:

Date & Time                  Location                                                               Elected Officials Name(s)

3/12  6:00 pm                Tele Town Hall: West Seattle                                  Cody
                                      (877) 229-8493 PIN: 18646
 
3/14  8-9:30am              Richland City Hall Council Chambers                       Brown, Haler, Klippert
3/14  10-11:30am          West Richland Library Conference Room                 Brown, Haler, Klippert
3/14  1-2:30pm              Kennewick City Hall Council Chambers                   Brown, Haler, Klippert

3/14  1-3:00pm              King Co. Regional Communications and                  Bergquist
                                      Emergency Coordination Center, Renton
 
3/14  2-3:30pm              Shoreline Fire Dept. 17525 Aurora Ave N               Chase, Ryu

3/14  10am-12pm          Phinney Neighborhood Assoc., Seattle                     Kohl-Welles, Carlyle, Tarleton 
 
3/14  9-11am                 Rainier Valley Cultural Center, Seattle                    Jayapal, Pettigrew, Santos
 
3/14  1-2:30pm              Seattle Central College, Erickson Theater                Chopp
 
3/14  10am-12pm          Redmond City Hall                                                  Habib, Hunter, McBride
 
3/14  10am-12pm          Somerset Elementary School, Bellevue                   Clibborn
 
3/14  10am-12pm          The Evergreen State College-Tacoma                      Darneille, Jinkins, Fey
 
3/14  1-2:30pm              WSU-Spokane Riverpoint Auditorium                      Billig, Riccelli, Ormsby
 
3/14  10-11am               Everett School District                                            McCoy, Sells, Robinson
                                      Community Resource Center
 
3/14  1-2:30pm              WSU-Spokane Riverpoint Auditorium                      Billig, Riccelli, Ormsby
 
3/14  9:30-11am            Doubletree Hotel, Vancouver                                  Harris
 
3/14  10-11am               Maple Valley Community Center                             Rodne, Magendanz
3/14  1-2pm                   Issaquah Fire Department, Station 71                    Rodne, Magendanz
3/14  3-4pm                   Mount Si Senior Center, North Bend                       Rodne, Magendanz
 
3/16  6:00pm                 Tele Town Hall: Port Orchard                                  Caldier
                                       (253) 244-3373

3/19  TBD                       Telephone Town Hall: Vancouver, WA                    Moeller
                                      Contact Maureen.Gallegos@leg.wa.gov

 

*For maximum effectiveness, be sure to bring along 3-5 copies of the following handouts to leave behind with lawmakers and staff:

1. How SB 5052 Hurts Patients and Why HB 2058 is a Better Solution

2. Fast Facts: 60-day Supply, Patient Cooperatives, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Affirmative Defense

3. Letter from Dr. Greg Carter, Medical Director of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute