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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday June 07, 2020 ( 3 items )  

ACLU Issues Statement on Death of George Floyd, Arbery, Taylor, McDade, McAtee
MISSOULA, Montana, June 5 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana issued the following statement by Executive Director Caitlin Borgmann: "We are united in solidarity with all of the communities across the country reeling from the murders of Black people by police, namely George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, David McAtee, among many others. And we know that too many of these murders happen without public awareness, when they are not caught on video or reported by th  more

Campaign for Accountability Files House Ethics Complaint Against Montana State Legislator Kerry White for Violating Conflict of Interest Laws
WASHINGTON, June 5 -- Campaign for Accountability issued the following news release: Campaign for Accountability (CfA), a nonprofit watchdog group focused on public accountability, recently filed an ethics complaint against Montana State Representative Kerry White for violating state ethics laws by simultaneously serving as a state legislator and working as the executive director of the 501(c)(3) anti-public lands lobbying organization, Citizens for Balanced Use (CBU). On May 7, 2020, CfA sent   more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws: Montana - Law Change Permits Patients to Visit Multiple Dispensaries
HELENA, Montana, June 5 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release: New rules took effect this week amending the state's medical cannabis access program (https://norml.org/legal/item/montana-medical-marijuana) so that registered patients now have the option to obtain marijuana from multiple dispensaries. Under the previous rules, state-qualified patients were limited to purchasing cannabis products from a single, designated dispensary. That   more