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WIRE: Medical marijuana under attack in Montana

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BOZEMAN, Mont. — On February 25, 2016, the Montana Supreme Court ruled 6-1 in favor of effectively killing Montana’s medical cannabis program.

The basic tenets of the ruling are thus; the state is making providers choose only 3 patients each, holding doctors to recommending only 25 patients each, banning all provider advertising and allowing search and seizure without a warrant for all medical cardholders and providers.

Montana Families United is a state based organization aimed at stopping the enforcement of the recent Montana Supreme Court decision on medical cannabis.

In 2004, legislature passed the Medical Marijuana Program with a 62% in favor vote. Since then, we have seen full legalization passed in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia. This is a crippling blow to the entire cannabis industry. This particular Supreme Court ruling is the farthest a case has gone in the court system, and a major step backwards for Montana will have ripple effects across the entire national landscape.

Follow our efforts, tell us your stories, reach out and react. Please visit us at www.montanafamiliesunited.com for more information.

Media contact:
Jared Byerly
406-599-3490

SOURCE Montana Families United

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