az4norml-leaf 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:
    • Websites: &
    • 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
  • 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!

Guest Speaker:

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.