February 2, 2013

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Hearings Announced

February 2, 2013
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massachusetts cannabis medical marijuanaMassachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance Informational Meeting/ Public Hearing Preparation

Thursday, February 7, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Northampton

Saturday, February 9, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Boston

For details and location, RSVP to Matt Allen at mjpatients@gmail.com

Medical Marijuana “Listening Sessions” announced!

We need patients, family members, medical professionals and supporters to attend and show their support! Come to one of our upcoming meetings to learn more:

DPH Medical Marijuana Listening Sessions

February 13, 2-5pm, Worcester, Worcester Public Library

February 14, 10am-1pm, Boston, Roxbury Community College

Feburary 27, 1:30-4:30 pm, Holyoke, Holyoke Community College

These meetings will cover two topics:

1.  THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW:  What does it mean for patients caregivers, and medical professionals?

2.  PREPARING FOR DPH “LISTENING SESSIONS”:  The law has been passed but will not be implemented effectively unless we organize to make it happen!  The state is soliciting input on implementation the new law.  Learn how you can be part of this process!

Stay posted at masspatients.org for more information about upcoming meetings.

Please note that Question 3 went into effect January 1, 2013, but the process to create regulations for a patient ID card system, medical treatment centers, and other required oversight measures will not be completed until May 1, 2013 at the earliest.

Please visit masspatients.org for more information in the coming months, and please join the conversation on Facebook.


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