Pages tagged "Washington State"

Turning the Page: Hundreds of Patients Unite to Make History in Washington

| January 30, 2015 |

“I just met with my Representative,” exclaimed a wide-eyed participant from Bonney Lake.  “I went in there and built a relationship with her, just like you said, and it worked,” said the man with a chuckle and grin.  As Steph...

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Ask your US Representative to sign Rep. Blumenhauer's letter

| February 03, 2014 |

US Representative Earl Blumenhauer (D-OR) is sending a letter to President Obama asking him to follow his recent comments on cannabis and its classification under federal law with action. Will you call your US Representative today and ask him or...

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Stakeholders speak out to defend state's 15-year-old law and urge legislators to preserve, strengthen patients rights

| November 13, 2013 |

Seattle, WA -- Patient advocates and various stakeholders will hold a press conference today at 4pm at Saint Martin's University in Lacey to draw attention to this evening's statewide public hearing on the fate of Washington's 15-year-old medical marijuana law...

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"Health Before Happy Hour" campaign seeks state legislation to protect patient rights, preserve and license dispensaries

| October 21, 2013 |

Seattle, WA -- Medical marijuana advocates will hold stakeholder meetings across Washington State next week in advance of submitting written public comments on regulations being developed for I-502, the state's recreational marijuana initiative passed last November. Meetings hosted by the...

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The Ongoing Saga of Federal Interference in Washington State & Push Back from Congress

| October 15, 2011 |

         Earlier this year, on April 21st, the Washington State legislature passed SB 5073, a bill that would have established a licensing system for the dozens of medical marijuana distribution centers that existed to provide much-needed medication to thousands of patients...

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