Navigation Links
February 10 Town Hall Meeting to Explain DC's New Medical Marijuana Program
Date:2/8/2011

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia Patients Cooperative (DCPC), a taxable non-profit corporation that formed one year ago to provide high quality and affordable medical "marijuana" to qualifying DC patients will host a "Town Hall" meeting about the implementation of DC's new medical marijuana program.  The public meeting is open to members of the media and will take place on Thursday, February 10th at 7:00 pm in Pierce Hall at All Souls Unitarian Church located at 16th and Harvard Streets, NW in Washington, DC. 

WHO:  DC Patients Cooperative, Americans for Safe Access, more than 100 people RSVPs including Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners, City Officials, and People of Faith

WHAT:  Town Hall Meeting on DC's New Medical Marijuana Program

WHEN:  Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 7:00 pm

WHERE:  Pierce Hall in All Souls Unitarian Church, 16th and Harvard Streets, NW, Washington, DC

"The meeting aims to provide DC residents with a better understanding of the medical marijuana program," say Nikolas Schiller, a board member of DCPC.   "We have been collecting questions about  the medical marijuana program from the public and it's clear there is a lot of confusion out there.  We will cover different topics concerning how the patient registration process will work, as well as the rules surrounding the cultivation and dispensing of the medicine."

Key members of the DC Council and the Mayor have been invited to come and speak on a panel that will feature experts from Americans for Safe Access and DCPC.  However, no officials have been willing to confirm their attendance in a major snub to the growing community of medical marijuana patients in Washington, DC.  "Not even the author of the new medical marijuana law, Councilman David Catania, is willing to come explain what is going on.  We are tiring of being left out of the process at this key stage," says DCPC Board member and seriously ill patient, Christopher Garrett. "We've begged the city to speak to the community of patients here. It is as if the new administration thinks sick and dying patients can be ignored and treated like criminals for another year.  The only thing criminal going on is that we have waited a year for this DC medical marijuana program to start." 

Currently DC's medical marijuana program is awaiting Mayor Vincent Gray's signature on the final regulations that were introduced in August last year.  The Mayor must also appoint members for a new Medical Marijuana Board that will have the power to license dispensaries and cultivation centers.

The public and media can RSVP for the forum by visiting the DCPC website: http://www.DCpatients.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE DC Patients Cooperative
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Cequent to Present First Proof of Activity of an Oral RNAi Drug in Non-Human Primates at February Keystone Conference
2. InterMune to Announce Results of Phase 3 CAPACITY Program of Pirfenidone in IPF Tomorrow, February 3
3. February 2009 Mayo Clinic Womens HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus
4. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2009 Financial Results Call Set for February 9
5. Palomar Medical Technologies to Host Fourth Quarter and Year End 2009 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on February 11, 2010
6. ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 12th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on February 9
7. February is National Childrens Dental Health Month -- Remember to Brush and Floss Every Day is the Message -- Kids With Braces Need to be Extra Vigilant
8. Dynatronics to Release Second Quarter Results Monday, February 1, 2010; Conference Call Set for 1:30 p.m. ET
9. MarketsandMarkets Partners with the 9th Annual ePharma Summit to be Held on February 8 -10, 2010
10. Genomic Health to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2009 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Wednesday, February 3
11. Perrigo Company Will Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results on February 2, 2010
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. ... biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and ... enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial ... of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the trial ... of 2016, and to report top line data ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered in ... America . ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  Experian ... integrating and transforming the patient payment and ... several innovative new products and services that ... its revenue cycle offerings. These award-winning solutions ... efficient workflows, remain compliant in an ever-changing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... TherapySites, the leading ... with Tennessee Counseling Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue ... Association, adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best Buy ... in the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a purely ... make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating an ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a Media Slicing Effect ... a whole new perspective by using the title layers in ProSlice Levels to ... ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. FCPX users ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment ... also require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice ... overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, ... a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):