MDMJ Planning Meeting #4

Join MDMJ for our 4th planning meeting of 2019!

When: September 24th, 2019 from 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Where: The meeting will be held at Wilde Lake Park, located in Columbia, Maryland.

We’re headed to Columbia, MD to continue growing and building up for meeting with members of the Maryland General Assembly in January.

The agenda will be posted the day of the meeting.

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Anti-Plastic Action

As the country moves forward with cannabis legalization, and hopefully soon an end to federal prohibition once and for all, we are seeing a huge problem with packaging standards in the cannabis industry. The amount of plastic being used to package even the smallest quantities of product is overwhelming! MDMJ is advocating for more eco-friendly, non-toxic packaging standards in the cannabis industry. We are planning our next big action in efforts to change how we package our cannabis. We’re asking patients in Maryland to start collecting your cannabis packaging from the dispensary! If you need them to be picked up, contact us at kris@mdmj.org. Talk to your local dispensary about supporting this effort. Our goal is to pass more eco-friendly and sustainable packaging standards not only in the cannabis industry, but eventually for all products. It’s time we move away from plastic and find a better way to package our products that won’t destroy our planet. Who’s with us? Start collecting and spread the word!

Conference Call #8

Our 8th conference call will be held on Tuesday, August 20th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM. Dial-in number (US): (605) 313-5635 Access code: 659303# International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/kris387 Online meeting ID: kris387 Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/kris387
If you have agenda item suggestions please email them to kris@mdmj.org.


Tonight’s agenda will be focused on yesterday’s hearing with the Maryland General Assembly Marijuana Legalization Work Group, as well as the new announcement that the smell of cannabis is no longer a reason to search someone anymore. There has been much controversy surrounding this issue and would like to hear everyone’s thoughts on the new updates going on.

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Meeting #3 Location Update

We had our last meeting in Baltimore, and it was a huge success! Now, we’re headed to Frederick, MD to continue growing and building up for meeting with members of the Maryland General Assembly in January. The meeting location HAS CHANGED due to the weather. We will be meeting at MULLINIX PARK in Frederick, Maryland underneath the pavilion in the park.

Mullinix Park is located behind the intersection of Bentz St. and W. All Saints St. On either street, there is a small alley road you will turn onto called Mullinix Alley where there is also parking. If you need help finding this location please call 720-607-8369 or email kris@mdmj.org. There is a 50% chance of rain at 7PM so be sure to bring what you need, and if the rain is coming down too hard we can move to the Blue Side Tavern located right behind the park.

AGENDA

  • Introductions; tell us why you’re here.
  • Anti-plastic action announcement/ideas
  • NORML’s Lobby Day
  • Fundraising 
  • Lobby efforts
  • Policy Proposal
  • Federal Updates
  • Maryland Updates
  • Conference Call Updates
  • Compassionate Care Fund/New ideas 
  • Closing 

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Conference Call #7

Our seventh conference call will be held on Tuesday, August 6th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM. Dial-in number (US): (605) 313-5635 Access code: 659303# International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/kris387 Online meeting ID: kris387 Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/kris387

If you were unable to attend last weeks conference call and would like to hear the recording, please email kris@mdmj.org for the link. 
The agenda for this call will be posted the day of the call.

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Conference Call #6

Our sixth conference call will be held on Tuesday July 23rd from 7:30PM – 8:30PM. Dial-in number (US): (605) 313-5635 Access code: 659303# International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/kris387 Online meeting ID: kris387 Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/kris387


If you were unable to attend last weeks conference call and would like to hear the recording, please email kris@mdmj.org for the link.
The agenda for this call will be posted the day of the call.

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AGENDA

Instructions – Upon joining the conference call, we will ask that you put your phone on mute to eliminate background noise so that the person speaking can be heard by everyone on the call and there are no interruptions.

Introductions – Name, organization, what’s your favorite way of consumption?


Cannabis college event.


Democracy Summer 2019 Rally/brief chat with Marc Elrich.


Fundraising ideas.


Donations for MDMJ banner literature for table.


Baltimore meeting reminder.


Closing.

Conference Call #5

Great call last week! Join us for the next call for updates and info. You’ll have an opportunity to share your ideas To add items to the agenda, email kris@mdmj.org before the call. The agenda will be posted the afternoon of the call.

Our fourth conference call will be held on Tuesday July 16th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM.
Dial-in number (US): (605) 313-5635
Access code: 659303#
International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/kris387
Online meeting ID: kris387
Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/kris387

MDMJ Conference Call #4

Our last conference call was very productive and we are on track to legalizing cannabis in Maryland!

Join us for the next call for updates and info. You’ll have an opportunity to share your ideas.

Our fourth conference call will be held on Tuesday July 9th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM. Dial-in number (US): (605) 313-5635 Access code: 659303# International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/kris387 Online meeting ID: kris387 Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/kris387

AGENDA

Instructions – Upon joining the conference call, we will ask that you put your phone on mute to eliminate background noise so that the person speaking can be heard by everyone on the call and there are no interruptions.

Introductions – 10 second elevator speech. Name, organization, why you’re here.

Meeting location update.

Flyers for Baltimore meeting.

Fundraising.

Meeting with County Executive Marc Elrich.

Additions to talking points.

Hearing tomorrow; Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform.

Q&A/Suggestions/Feedback/Comments.

MDMJ Planning Meeting #2


Join MDMJ for our 2nd planning meeting of 2019!

When: July 30th, 2019 from 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Where: We’ve CHANGED the meeting location due to the growing number of attendance! The meeting has been moved to Druid Hill Park, located in Baltimore, Maryland. Booking a pavilion is a first come, first serve deal, so we will do our best to snag the spot at the Columbus Pavilion on Mansion House Drive. Take a right at the fork in the road and the pavilion is directly on your right.

Feel free to bring your own refreshments, lawn chairs or blankets to sit on and umbrellas to block the sun. PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND IN YOUR GROUPS TO SPREAD THE WORD! It really helps.

Be on the look out for the cannabis flags! That’s where you’ll find us.

Agenda

7:00 – 7:15PM – Check-In and introductions.

7:15 – 7:25PM – Updates since last meeting.

7:25 – 7:35PM – Legislative Updates.

7:35 – 7:45PM – Lobby session efforts.

7:45 – 8:00PM – Go over talking points.

8:00 – 8:05PM – Conference call updates.

8:05 – 8:10PM – Recruiting efforts.

8:10 – 8:15PM – Ideas for next meeting location/agenda.

8:15 – 8:25PM – Questions, feedback, suggestions.

8:25 – 8:30PM – Closing.

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The Monday Jive (June) Baltimore, MD 6/24/19 hosted by The Heady Coalition with Henni TheTrue Stoner and friends.