AZ4NORML Monthly General Meeting
Saturday, February 09th , 2019 3PM – 4:20PM
Meeting called: President: Jon Gettel
Attendees: Welcome, Please sign-in!
- Mission Statement: AZ4NORML works to educate the community about the benefits of medical cannabis, the safety of responsible adult use, and the value of industrial hemp.
- Chapter Leadership:
- President: Jon Gettel Clinical Advisor: Aari Ruben
- Vice-President: Tom M Social Media Coordinator:
- Treasurer: Aaron Outreach Coordinator: Daron
- Secretary: Jon G Advisor & Honorary Chair: Robert Clark
- Announcements: Community Announcements:
- Meetup.com: Websites: AZ4NORML.org & theTPS.org
- Amazon smile- no cost to you – order and credit us, please!
- Facebook page: Please post and participate, FB Page assistant
- Compass Bank: Compass 4 your cause: link your account & waive svc fees
- Link your debit card and AZ4NORML gets a percentage
- Bringing in business partnerships & donations: Thank you Daron!
- Events: (Critical part of AZ4NORML’s community outreach)
- Feb 8-10: Southwest Conference on Entheogenic Medicine
- Tempe, AZ www.eraconference.org
- Tue Feb 19th @ 6PM MOVIE NIGHT: The Last Shaman at Ward 6
- Sat Feb 23th: Tucson Peace Fair and Music Festival
- Donation needed, ideas?
- Thu Feb 29th 6PM: TPS Evening Meeting, see you there!
- Sat March 09th: AZ4NORML 2nd Saturday meeting at 3PM
- Sat March 30th: 2019 Blues and Brews Festival
- April 6-7: Tucson Folk Festival (moved from May)
- Sat April 20th: 4/20 planning has started.
** Any Events, concerts, or Festivals you would like us to attend let us know!
Mikel Weisser: AZ NORML Executive Director
News & Information:
- AZ Supreme Court has agreed to determine if concentrates are legal
- Arguments begin March 19th
- Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk equates marijuana made into wax with fertilizers that are made into explosives! Does anyone else feel that way? Please see the quote below-
- Medical marijuana sales in Arizona up 41% in 2018, 61 tons of MMJ products consumed in 2018.
- ADOT Enforcement stops a “fake FedEx delivery van” with North Carolina plates, they seized 1113lbs of marijuana and “other drugs”, ADOT says all FedEx vans in Arizona have AZ plates.
- ADOT says it has added K-9 units at all commercial ports of entry in AZ to “reduce smuggling of drugs and people”
- ADOT added a $32/yr registration fee to vehicles in AZ in 2019 solely for the DPS Highway patrol.
- Jupiter Research in Phoenix (A vape pen company) was bought by Tilt Holdings for $210 million.
- Arizona Federal Judge chided Walmart for a “complete and bright line disregard” for anti-discrimination protections in the AMMA when they fired an employee.