STATE LAWS & RULES

ALASKA

Alaska Medical Marijuana Law


Medical Marijuana:  Not a Big Deal for Alaska (Fairbanks Miner, May 22, 2011)

Alaska Medical Marijuana Application Package

Economic Implications of Marijuana Legalization in Alaska (Oct., 2004)

ARIZONA

New Medical Marijuana Rules (Ariz. D.H.S., Mar. 28, 2011)

Medical Marijuana Question, Prop. 203   


AZ. POT CLUBS UNDER SCRUTINY BY STATE A.G. (Az Journal, July 22, 2011)

ARIZ. v. U.S., et al., COMPLAINT (May 27, 2011)

DOJ LETTER TO ARIZONA GOVERNOR (May 2, 2011)

Rules on Use, Sales Released by State (Daily Miner, Mar. 29, 2011)

Public Comments on Draft Rules (1000s of comments)

Arizona Won't Regulate Marijuana Strength or Quality (December 20, 2010)

CALIFORNIA

L.A. City Ordinance Amendment Draft  (Jan. 13, 2011)

California A. G. Guidelines for Collectives & Coops (Aug. 2008)


U.S. SUPREME COURT TURNS DOWN '07 GARDEN GROVE CASE

(ASA, Dec. 7, 2011)

GARDEN GROVE DECISION (Cal. App. Nov. 28, 2007)

U.S. ATTORNEYS SET CRACKDOWN ON MARIJUANA (New York Times, October 7, 2011)

HAAG LTR (2) TO LANDLORDS (September 28, 2011)

"HAAG" LETTER TO OAKLAND (February 1, 2011)

Statement of Valerie and Michael Corral (January 10, 2010)

Tax issue paper (10/14/05)

Tax notice to all California dispensing collectives (2/07)

COLORADO

House Bill 10-1284

New Medical Marijuana Rules (Dec. 2, 2010) 

New Revised Rules (Dec. 2010)

Department of Public Health Rules, 5 CCR 1006-2

Senate Bill 10-109

Final Draft of Medical Marijuana Rules


DOJ LETTER TO COLORADO AG (April 26, 2011)

COLORADO AG "INQUIRY" LETTER (April 26, 2011)

Official Medical Marijuana Website

Colo. Residents Say Legal Pot has Economic, Medical Benefits (June, 2010)

Colorado Weighs Difficulty of Pot Regulation (Washington Post, Nov. 26, 2010) 

HAWAII

2011 Senate Bill 175

Senate Bill 58


DOJ LETTER TO HAWAII (April 12, 2011)

Senate Committee to Hear Testimony (Hawaii Today, Feb. 4, 2011)

MAINE

Amendments to Medical Marijuana Act, November, 2009

Amendments to Medical Marijuana Act, April, 2010

DOJ LETTER TO MAINE LAWMAKERS (May 16, 2011)


Feds Memo Casts Cloud over MMJ Dispensaries (Maine Public Broadcasting, July 11)

Maine:  Lessons Learned from Montana (Bangor News, Dec. 17, 2010)

Maine Caregivers Form  Trade Association

Dispensary prices concern Maine Patients (July 20, 2010)

Maine's Medical MJ Law Runs into Federal Conflicts (July 13, 2010)

Pot Dispensary Licenses Awarded to Three Applicants (July 9, 2010)

Applications to operate Maine Dispensaries Pour In (June 25, 2010)

Dispensary Permits Generate Controversy As Deadline Nears (June 11, 2010)

State Still Struggling with New Medical Marijuana Rules (June 6, 2010)

Med-Marijuana Registry:  Patient Protection or Privacy Invasion (May 6, 2010)

Medical Marijuana Now Subject to Maine Sales Tax (April, 2010)

Setting Up Dispensaries Complex Task, State Officials Say (Nov. 4, 2009)


MICHIGAN

Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

Administrative Rules, effective April 4, 2009


AG:  law abused, exploited, hijacked by Pot Profiteers (Detroit Free Press), Aug. 12 2011)

Michigan's Medical Marijuana Law Shrouded in Haze (AP, Dec. 22, 2010)

Feds Seek  Patient and Caregiver Records (AP, Dec. 28, 2010)

More than 45,000 people in Michigan are registered to use marijuana . . .  They can have up to 2 1/2 ounces of ready-to-use pot and up to 12 plants kept in an enclosed, locked facility. They could also choose to have a registered caregiver grow the drug for them.

Law enforcement officials have panned the law as poorly written, and an appeals court judge has called it a "maze." The ACLU is suing cities over anti-marijuana policies.

ACLU Joins Lawsuit Against City Banning Marijuana Use, etc. (Dec. 18, 2010)
    
Amended Complaint:  Ter Beek v. City of Wyoming, Michigan

MONTANA

MONTANA JUDGE ENJOINS HARSH NEW LAW (Billings Gaz., June 30)

ORDER ON MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
Montana First Judicial District Court, Judge James P. Reynolds, June 30, 2011


DOJ PRESS RELEASE ON MONTANA RAIDS (March 15, 2011)

Montana Medical Marijuana Act Article 50, Chapter 46

State Medical Marijuana Website


MMJ RAIDS IN MONTANA STUN ADVOCATES (USA Today)

FEDS SEARCH MONTANA MEDICAL DISPENSARIES

(ASA, March 15, 2011)

DOJ LETTER TO MONTANA LEGISLATORS (April 20, 2011)

Last Bill to Regulate Med. Marijuana Stalls, (Missoulian, March 29, 2011)

Odd Alliances Form on Medical Pot Regulatory Bill (Billings Gazette, Jan. 20, 2011)

2011 Legislators' Guide to Medical Cannabis (pub. Jan. 17, 2011) 

Medical Marijuana Groups Form Coalition (Billings Gazette, Jan. 6, 2011)

Montana Lawmakers:  Regulate or Repeal (Billings Gazette, Dec. 23, 2010)


NEVADA

Nevada Medical Marijuana Law, NRS 453A

Questions & Answers About Nevada Medical Marijuana Law


MMJ Law Called Into Question, 8-News (CBS) September 17, 2011


NEW JERSEY

Draft Rules for Medical Marijuana Program


The Garden State Just Got Greener:  14th MMJ State, 41 Seton Hall L. Rev.

Medical marijuana supporters blast N.J. health department regulations for medicinal pot

Editorial:  Pot Law Takes a Hit, Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 14, 2010

CMM-NJ Website

CMMNJ Blog

 


OREGON

Medical Marijuana Rules (Dec. 19, 2009)

Oregon Revised Statutes ORS 475.300 -- ORS 475.346 

OMMP Oregon Administrative Rules from the Oregon State Archives Website


OREGON DOJ & LEO NOTICE (June 3, 2011)

OMMP Patient Information from Oregon State Police (pdf)

Advisory Committee Handbook (pdf)

BOLI Policy Related to the Use of Medical Marijuana & Housing Claims

RHODE ISLAND

R.I. Medical Marijuana Act

R.I. Rules and Regulations

R.I. Department of Health - Medical Marijuana Program


DOJ LETTER TO RHODE ISLAND (April 29, 2011)

Pawtucket Mayor Backs Dispensaries (Providence Journal, Feb. 12, 2011)

15 Compassion Center Applications; None Qualified (RI-DOH, Sept. 10, 2010)

Petition for Declaratory Ruling

R.I.'s Drive for Sensible Marijuana Laws (CNBC, April 20, 2010)

Medical Marijuana Program Report (January 19, 2009)

VERMONT

U.S. ATTORNEY THREATENS VERMONT DISPENSARIES (May 5, Burlington Free Press)

Medical Marijuana Law Misunderstood (Barrington Free Press, March 16, 2011)

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Proposed Rules

Medical Marijuana Amendment


Adventures in Reading Fine Print: Marijuana Ed. (Wash. Post, Austermuhle, Aug. 8)

District MMJ Program Draws Eclectic Mix of Applicants (Wash. Times, May 31, 2011)

Mayor Will Pick Board to Oversee Medical MJ Program (Wash. Examiner, Nov.  18)

Montgomery Blair Sibley (Wash. Post Blog, Martin Austermuhle, November 16, 2010)

WASHINGTON STATE

New Senate Bill 5955 (as of May 13, 2011)

Washington Medical Marijuana Law, Chap. 69.51(A) RCW


DEA RAIDS WASHINGTON MMJ SHOPS (Seattle Times, Nov. 15, 2011)

DOJ LETTER TO WASHINGTON  GOVERNOR (April 14, 2011)

Pot Dispensaries Sprouting Statewide (Seattle Times, Jan. 28, 2011)

Washington Struggles with Use of Medical Marijuana (Seattle Times, Jan. 20, 2011)

Washington Supreme Court Hears Case of Woman Fired for Medical Pot Use (Kitsap Sun, January 18, 2011)

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE:
MEDICAL MARIJUANA THREAT LETTERS

DEA NEWS RELEASE
October 7, 2011

HAAG LTR (2) TO LANDLORDS
September 28, 2011

ATF FIREARMS OPEN LETTER
September 26, 2011

DOJ "GUIDANCE" MEMO
June 29, 2011

OREGON DOJ & LEO NOTICE
June 3, 2011

ARIZ. v. U.S., et al., COMPLAINT
May 27, 2011

ARIZ. GOV. WILL FILE SUIT
May 24, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO MAINE LAWMAKERS
May 16, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO ARIZONA GOV.
May 2, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO RHODE ISLAND
April 29, 2011

COLORADO AG INQUIRY
April 26, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO COLORADO AG
April 26, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO MONTANA LEGISLATORS
April 20, 2011

NEW JERSEY AG INQUIRY
April 19, 2011

DOJ MONTANA POST-RAIDS PRESS RELEASE
March, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO WASH.  GOV.
April 14, 2011

DOJ LETTER TO HAWAII
April 12, 2011

LETTER "HAAG" TO OAKLAND
February 1, 2011

OGDEN ("HOLDER") LETTER TO THE MEDICAL MJ STATES
October 19, 2009


DEA POSITION ON MARIJUANA,
July, 2010

DEA POSITION ON MARIJUANA,
January,  2011



N.M. A.G. OPINION LETTER
To D.O.H. Secretary Vigil
August 6, 2007


NM CANNABIS PRODUCERS

Royal Seed Bank

Budding Hope

Cannaceutics

Giving Tree Organics

Grass Roots RX

Healthy Educ. Society

MedZen Services

Minerva Canna Group

Mother Earth Herbs

New Mexicann

R. Greenleaf Organics

Sacred Garden

Sandia Botanicals

SWOP

The Verdes Foundation

 


DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE
 


COLORADO CANNABIS TRADE COUNCIL

MONTANA MEDICAL GROWERS' ASSOCIATION

RHODE ISLAND PATIENT ADVOCACY COALITION

advocates have worked hard for many years to g

et this law passed. They should expect reasonable regulations to enact the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana law that are not overly burdensome and unnecessary."