November 2016

az4norml-leaf AZ4NORML Monthly General Meeting

Saturday, November 12th 3PM – 4:20PM

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

Secretary: Eric and Treasurer: Aaron

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: Aaron Event Coordinator: Tom M.
    • Secretary: Eric Advisor & Honorary Chair: Robert Clark


  • Announcements: Community Announcements:
    • AZ4NORML & TPS
    • Facebook page: Thanks Brittany and all of our supporters!


  • Events: (Critical part of AZ4NORML’s community outreach)
    • Every Wednesday: Tumbleweed’s radio show, Weedsday Wednesday!
    • Wed-Fri Nov 16th-18th: Marijuana Business Conference & Expo LV
    • Thur Fri Nov 17th-18th: Jack Herer Cup 2016 Las Vegas
    • Sat Nov 26th : Tucson Psychedelic Society Meeting @3pm
    • Sat Sun Dec 10th -11th : Emerald Cup Sonoma Fairgrounds CA
    • Sat Jan 14th : 2nd Annual Errl Cup PHX
    • Fri-Sun Feb 3rd-5th : Gem and Jam Festival
    • Feb TBD: Peace Fair & Music Festival
    • Tues-Thurs Feb 7th-9th: Champs Trade Show Vegas
    • Any Concerts, Festivals, Events – Rialto Theatre, Volunteers needed


    • Maine Legalizes Recreational Yes on 1
    • California Legalizes Recreational Yes on 64
    • Nevada Legalizes Recreational Yes on 2
    • Massachusetts Legalizes Recreational Yes on 4
    • Florida Passes Medical
    • North Dakota Passes Medical
    • Arkansas Passes Medical
    • Prop 205 Is Still Alive: Over 600,000 Ballots Still Uncounted in Arizona
    • AZ Suing State to Lower Fee for MMJ Card
    • Denver Ballot Measure Would Allow Use in Bars and Restaurants
    • Marijuana Stocks are High from Election Anticipation
    • Alaska’s First Recreational Shop Opens 2 Years After it Passed
    • Civil Rights Groups Call for U.S. to Decriminalize Personal Drug Use
    • Washington D.C. Council Votes to Allow MMJ Reciprocity
    • CA Prop 64 Could Let Marijuana Lifers Out of Prison
    • Colorado Officials send letter to anti-prop 205 group re: Lying on TV
  • Discussion of election, results and the future
  • Information & Projects:
    • Preparation for 2017 events – Costumes, tents, etc
  • Activism:
    • Stay tuned to 2017
  • Members/Patients’ Recommendations:
      • Dispensaries: Desert Bloom, 8060 E. 22nd St, #108
      • Recommendations: Tumbleweeds, Dr. Moroso, Dr. 420