May 18, 2015

Public Testimony Should Be Allowed For Harmful Oregon Medical Marijuana Bill

May 18, 2015
oregon marijuana

oregon marijuanaAn action alert that I received from the Oregon legalization campaign below, in regards to Oregon Senate Bill 964:

Please help us right now.

Today at 5 p.m., politicians in Salem are poised to pass a bill that would partially dismantle Oregon’s medical marijuana system and ban state-regulated marijuana businesses. The Senate Committee on Implementing Measure 91 is planning to slip this by quickly, without any public testimony.

Public testimony is crucial because politicians need to know why this bill is so bad for Oregon. Please take a moment right now to call a few state senators and tell them them the public should have the right to be heard before the medical marijuana system is drastically changed. Phone numbers are below.

We voted to regulate, tax and legalize marijuana, NOT to have politicians push it into the criminal market and make it harder for medical marijuana patients to get life-saving medicine.

Senate Committee on Implementing Measure 91:
Sen. Ginny Burdick (D): 503-986-1718
Sen. Floyd Prozanski (D): 503-986-1704
Sen. Jeff Kruse (R): 503-986-1701
Sen. Ted Ferrioli (R): 503-986-1950
Sen. Lee Beyer (D): 503-986-1706

Senate Democratic Leadership:
Senate President, Peter Courtney: 503-986-1600
Senate Majority Leader, Diane Rosenbaum: 503-986-1700
Senate Deputy Majority Leader, Arnie Roblan: 503-986-1705
Senate Majority Whip, Elizabeth Steiner-Hayward: 503-986-1717
Senate Majority Whip, Mark Haas: 503-986-1714
Senate Assistant Majority Leader, Michael Dembrow: 503-986-1723
Senate Assistant Majority Leader, Sara Gelser: 503-986-1708

We will continue to update you on the Measure 91 implementation process and attempts to hinder Measure 91. Thanks for helping us protect Measure 91 and the will of the voters.


Anthony Johnson
Measure 91 Chief Petitioner


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