Great big THANK YOU to The Hemp Connoisseur magazine for including Cannabis Patients Alliance Executive Director Teri Robnett in their list of 100 People You Should Know. This isn’t just Colorado; this is nationwide! What an honor to be recognized… Read More ›
Lobbyist Cindy Sovine-Miller Is a Growing Force at the Colorado Legislature
“Welcome to ground zero,” says Teri Robnett. She gestures at her desk, which takes up much of the living room in the cozy bungalow that the 58-year-old shares with her husband, Greg Duran, near Regis University. By this point in… Read More ›
Protect Home Consumption and STOP the “Front Porch” Amendment!
We’re down to the wire. Just three days left, and there are shenanigans afoot at the Capitol. It’s not over ’til it’s over. The Cannabist reported on Wednesday that there is a move in the final days of the 2017 legislative… Read More ›
HB1220: Why negotiate?
HB1220 was introduced with a whole lot of momentum behind it. The bill was considered by the Interim Committee on Cost-benefit Analysis of Legalized Marijuana, but they elected not to move it forward as a group. That didn’t stop the… Read More ›
The Difference Between Activism and Advocacy
I’ve always considered myself an advocate. People are familiar with what an activist does, but seem confused about the role of an advocate. Both are important. They are very closely related, and their activities often overlap, but there are differences in… Read More ›
HB1220: Cracking down on the gray market
I really haven’t had a chance to write about the biggest challenge to medical marijuana patients’ rights we’ve seen here in Colorado: HB17-1220. I’ve been too busy working on the bill to write about it. This bill would set a… Read More ›
22-Dove Release to Honor Veterans
It is estimated that every day 22 veterans take their lives due to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Join Cannabis Patients Alliance at the Colorado State Capitol when we remember the 22 veterans we lose to suicide each day with a 22-Dove… Read More ›
Critical Hearing on bills to limit home grows and turn patients into criminals
Rep. Dan Pabon and KC Becker, with help from the House Democrats, have introduced the worst attack on patients and caregivers we’ve seen yet! HB17-1220 would limit ALL home cultivation to 12 plants STATEWIDE. NO EXCEPTION for patients or caregivers…. Read More ›
South Dakota House Blunts GW Pharma Bill
A South Dakota House committee has amended a controversial cannabidiol (CBD) bill to exclude language that would have given the pharmaceutical company GW Pharma a temporary de facto monopoly of the state’s CBD market. Senate Bill 95 passed the South… Read More ›
We need your help to get medical marijuana for PTSD!
Friends and supporters, thank you for your continued support of SB17-17, which adds PTSD to the list of medical conditions for medical marijuana. The bill passed the Senate 34-1 and is now exactly half way through the process. We need… Read More ›