The History of Appropriations

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Michelle Rutter, Government Relations Manager Congress doesn’t spend much of their time on passing legislation, but one exception is how much time they spend on the nation’s annual spending bills.

Medical Cannabis Bills Currently Before the 2012 Hawaii State Legislature – Hawaii News Daily

Posted on: May 5th, 2012 by admin No Comments

The adjournment of the 2012 Hawaii State Legislature occurred on Thursday, and I just wanted to update you… Medical cannabis patients in Hawaii are becoming a little bit like Chicago Cubs fans… it’s “wait until next year.” Once again, there were no improvements made to the program.

San Francisco Democratic Party Calls on Obama to End Medical Marijuana Attacks – eNews Park Forest

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Democrats seek to re-open closed dispensaries & call for passage of statewide regulations San Francisco, CA–(ENEWSPF)–April 27, 2012.  The San Francisco Democratic Party adopted a resolution yesterday demanding that President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S

S.F. Democratic Party: Obama Must End Medical Marijuana Raids – Opposing Views

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by admin No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — In a blistering rebuke to President Obama’s assault on the medical marijuana community, the San Francisco Democratic Party adopted a resolution yesterday demanding that President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag “cease all Federal actions in San Francisco immediately, respect State and local laws, and stop the closure of City-permitted medical cannabis facilities.” The resolution was co-sponsored by 21 members of the party’s Central Committee (DCCC) including: its author Gabriel Haaland, Assembly member Tom Ammiano, State Senator Leland Yee, Supervisor David Campos, Supervisor David Chiu, former State Senator Carole Migden, and former Supervisor Aaron Peskin. At least 5 permitted San Francisco dispensaries have been forced to close in the last few months as a result of the Obama administration’s heightened attack in California

San Francisco Democratic Party Calls on Obama to End Medical Marijuana Attacks

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by admin No Comments

San Francisco Democratic Party Calls on Obama to End Medical Marijuana Attacks Democrats seek to re-open closed dispensaries & call for passage of statewide regulations San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Democratic Party adopted a resolution yesterday demanding that President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S.

Medical Marijuana, Death and Taxes – Patch.com

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

The New Hampshire Senate and House of Representatives have another busy week of life and death and taxes. Oh, and medical marijuana, too, among the bills

Wisconsin Medical Society plans vote on AMA MMJ resolution at annual meeting – Examiner.com

Posted on: April 11th, 2012 by admin No Comments

MADISON — The Wisconsin Medical Society (SMS), for many years one of the most vocal opponents of passing a state medical marijuana law, will reportedly vote on adopting the same guidelines the American Medical Association voted to adopt in 2009. The AMA guidelines are as follows: “CSAPH REPORT 3 – USE OF CANNABIS FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES The Council on Science and Public Health recommends that the following statement be adopted in lieu of Resolutions 910 (I-08), 921 (I-08), and 229 (A-09) and the remainder of the report be filed. Our American Medical Association (AMA) urges that marijuana’s status as a federal Schedule I controlled substance be reviewed with the goal of facilitating the conduct of clinical research and development of cannabinoid-based medicines

Tension Grows in Medical Marijuana Debate – The Ann Arbor Chronicle

Posted on: April 7th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Ann Arbor city council meeting (April 2, 2012) Part 1:  At a meeting that lasted until midnight, the Ann Arbor city council dealt with a full agenda, including several medical marijuana issues. Ann Arbor city councilmembers Sabra Briere (Ward 1) and Tony Derezinski (Ward 2). (Photo by the writer.) Part 1 of this meeting report focuses just on the medical marijuana-related items.

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