The Voter Power Clinics, which had operated for more than a decade, have now transferred the practice and patient files to the THC Foundation Clinics, also dba Presto Quality Care.
Voter Power is confident that THC Foundation can continue providing the same quality care and assistance to our patients which they have come to expect.
Voter Power Foundation's Patient Resource Collective is holding a Membership Appreciation Celebration on May 25th at its Portland facility. Members are admitted free.
Membership in Voter Power's PRC is only $10 per year! Membership is restricted to OMMP cardholders.
Medical marijuana advocates and patients plan to hold protests in Medford and Eugene to demonstrate opposition to recent raids by police on dispensaries in those areas. The national organization Americans for Safe Access has issued the following alert:
Law enforcement and media report that a series of raids were conducted in Oregon on medical marijuana facilities. Warrants were served in Medford and Eugene. The Executive Director of Southern Oregon NORML, Lori Duckworth, is reported to be one of those arrested.
Pro-reform legislation to improve and expand the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program is making its way through the state legislature:
The Marijuana Majority, a nonprofit group promoting reform of marijuana laws and legalization of adult social marijuana use, has a new project, the Marijuana Majority Mayors Initiative.
As many folks are already aware, Voter Power is in the process of restructuring itself and refocusing its efforts. The organization has returned to its political roots and is renewing its commitment to positive change and reform of the marijuana laws.
The Rules Advisory Committee of the Oregon Health Authority tasked with developing regulations for the state's medical cannabis dispensaries per HB3460 will next meet on Nov. 18 in Salem. According to the OHA website:
Voter Power is holding a membership appreciation party and Harvest Social on Saturday, November 16th, from 2-6pm at its Portland Patient Resource Center! We'll have Voodoo Donuts, pizza, grab bags, music, fun, door prizes, and more. Plus, the upstairs lounge will be open! Come on by and say Hi!