April 2016

az4norml-leaf AZ4NORML Saturday General Meeting

Saturday, April 9th 3PM – 4:20PM

Meeting called: President: Jon Gettel and Vice President: Brittany

Secretary: Manny and Treasurer: Kathy

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: Brittany Social Media Coordinator: Brittany
    • Treasurer: Kathy Event Coordinator: Tom M.
    • Secretary: Manny Volunteer Coordinator: Robert Clark
  • Officer Nominations and Elections
  • Events: (Critical part of AZ4NORML’s community outreach)
    • Wed April 13th: 420 Poster Making and Pizza Party
    • Sat April 16th: KFMA Day 2016 Feat. Disturbed, ShineDown, and more!
    • Sat April 16th: 420 “Smoked Out” BBQ & Music Fest in Page, AZ
    • Wed April 20th: Marijuana Celebration & March – 420 Social Club
    • Fri April 22nd: Hemp Earth Day booth
    • Sat April 23rd: Tucson Psychedelic Society meeting @3pm
    • Sat April 23rd: TPS Screening “Spirit Molecule” @7
    • Thu April 14th– Sun 24th: Pima County Fair AZFMR Booth!
    • Sat May 7th: 420 Social Club Monthly BBQ/Potluck Fundraiser!
    • Sat May 7th: Phoenix Global Marijuana March
    • Nov 03-06: Harm Reduction Conference in San Diego
    • Any Concerts, Festivals, Events – Rialto Theatre, Volunteers needed

NEWS and INFORMATION:

    • Former California Prison Gone to Pot?
    • New Zealand Has No Plans To Close 40 Year Old MMJ Loophole
    • Canadian Pot Activist Pledges to Give Away Free Seeds
    • Court Ruling Could Doom L.A Cannabis Deliveries’
    • Maine Lawmakers Nix Cannabis Blood-test Bill for Drivers
    • Native American Church Not Excused From Cannabis Laws
    • Convicted Killer OK’d for Washington Retail Pot License
    • Ohio: Medical Marijuana Initiative Cleared for Signatures
    • Oregon: Updated Hemp Bill Signed
    • New Orleans City Council Approves Marijuana Decriminalization
    • New Las Vegas Dispensaries Help Boost Marijuana Industry
    • Preparation for Potential Recreational Marijuana Legalization in Phoenix
    • Nike’s New Hemp Sneaker Being Released on 4/20
    • Supreme Court Nominee: Merrick Garland
    • DEA plans to address rescheduling requests by July 01, 2016
    • Harborside Dispensary cancels expansion to focus on California market
  • Projects:
    • #AZFMR: Jason – Campaign Update
    • Merchandise: MJ gear and products: we need them! Email us with ideas.
    • Graphic Designer: We need help with T-Shirt, banner, and logo design
    • Bob: Update on Legalization 2016, Safer Arizona and Court/Trial Support
    • Doc: Updates and Information –
    • Mikel Weisser: Legislative Update & State Chapter News
  • Announcements: Community Announcements
    • Thank you to the 420 Social Club!!!!!!!!
    • Facebook page: Thanks Brittany and all of our supporters!
    • Thanks Britt & friends for the News stories!
    • Amazon.com – Donations for purchases, link at www.az4norml.org
  • Members/Patients’ Recommendations:
      • Dispensaries: Desert Bloom, 8060 E. 22nd St, #108
      • Doctors: Medical Marijuana Recommendations
        • Tumbleweeds Health Center 520-838-4430 $85 cert, $65 renew
          • Radio show: Wednesday 8-9A, itunes and website