MVNORML November Mtg Agenda

From: RobRyan
Sent on: Monday, November 12, 2012 9:29 AM

Below is the agenda from MVNORML's November Meeting just held this weekend.  I would encourage you to attend.  Juist being on a meetup group is not going to change the laws.  Come to the next meeting and see what you can do and meet your fellow MEETUP members.

Rob Ryan
Miami Valley NORML,
http://www.mvnorml.org
Working to legalize marijuana in Ohio
Serving the Greater Cincinnati & Dayton area
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Now is the time to act and end marijuana prohibition.

 

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Time Topic
2:00  Intro
NORML’s Mission
Meeting Legal Conduct
Our Goals
 
2:05  Introductions
  Round the table introductions
  Sign in Sheet
Help Wanted – Jobs
Event(s)- Manages events, responsible for arranging venue, speakers, bands and event volunteers
Media - Generates Audio & Video materials to promote NORML's mission to legalize marijuana.
Publicity- Promotes NORML events and generates media coverage
Editor(s) -  Edits website articles, checks & corrects grammar and style
Sale(s) -  Secures advertisement for website banners from commercial merchants
Web Design - Responsible for backend administrations duties.
Merchandiser -  Maintains the merchandise for sales at events


2:20 Events & News
  Marijuana Legalized in US
  Colorado Amendment 64 won 55,000 more votes than Obama
   (State Congressman preparing bill to exempt Colorado from Federal marijuana laws)
  Washington Initiative 502  55%  Obama 55%
   (County prosecutors dropping hundreds of possession charges)
 Medical Marijuana - (Now more than 35%  of  United States population lives in a MMJ state)
  Massachusetts Question 3 makes 18th state - 63% vs Obama 61%
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/ballot_questions_12/quest_3.htm
Member Recognition
Daniel Griffith-Representing NORML at charity walk
   
2:40 Take Action
Letters to the Editor- Write to support Medical Marijuana or Legalization
NORML ACTION TOOL       http://capwiz.com/norml2/issues/
Medical Marijuana Petition   http://www.ohiommjballot.org/
Contact your Elected Representatives http://www.mvnorml.org/

2:50 Upcoming Events
Election winner events -Ask Local State Representative & Senators Marijuana questions
Side By Side Monday Nov 12th Mt. St. Joseph 5701 Delhi Rd Cincinnati, OH 45233 call [masked]

3:15 Ohio Legislation
 Ohio House Bill 214 - Medical Marijuana – Stalled
  Re-introduction ? 2013
  
3:30  Discussion Topic: Ohio Marijuana Political Options
  State Legalization Ballot - Tax & Regulate
  Medical Marijuana Ballot
  Medical Marijuana Legislation
  Driving License Law removal
  Lowest Priority Local Initiative(s)
  Wait for Federal Legalization

3:55 Open Floor for Discussion & Questions

4:20  Meeting End
Next Meetings – Dec 8th (Dayton), Dec 2nd (Cinci) 

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