CCHI Archive of Previous News and Events
CCHI at Hempcon.
July 11th - 12th
CCHI 2016 will have a booth at Chalice in San Bernardino, CA.
Rally with free music in Berkeley, CA at the MLK Civic Center from 11:30 am - 7 pm
Please visit the CCHI 2016 booth- "34 A" at SF Pride in downtown San Francisco!
June 14th, 2015:
Please join us on Saturday July 11, 2015 in Berkeley, CA at the MLK Civic Center from 11:30 am - 7 pm for a free CCHI rally!
This event will feature 8 bands and 14 speakers including Dan Herer.
Free! Food and vendors on site. Get a vendor space for $50. Visit rallyforcchi2016.com for more info.
April 19th, 2015:
Please join us on Sunday May 3, 2015 in Berkeley, CA at Cesar Chavez Park from noon to 8 pm for a CCHI rally!
This musical festival will feature political speakers and is a fundraiser for qualifying the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative (CCHI) 2016 for the November 8, 2016 ballot!
Free! Food and vendors on site. Call 510-677-9425 for more info.
March 21st, 2015:
Inside the Jack Herer Cannabis Legalization Initiative marijuanapublicmedia.org
March 10th, 2015:
Join the CCHI Summit Fundraiser in Antelope Valley's Hot Box with Patrick Moore and Michael Jolson this March 13th at 3:30 pm.
Feb 7th-8th, 2015:
CCHI will be boothing along with the CA Cannabis Coalition this weekend at the High Times Cannabis Cup. Be sure to stop in and get an update on our legalization effort in California. A lot of exciting action is happening even though we're 21 months from the election. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter while you're here. We'll see you at the Cup!!
Dec 28th, 2013:
The CCHI 2014 was endorsed by the San Diego and Humboldt chapters of the Libertarian Party. Have your organization endorse a green sustainable future with the California Hemp Initiative 2014. Contact Us Today.
Dec 6th, 2014:
CCHI has scheduled a followup meeting in Santa Cruz Saturday Dec 6th at Louden Nelson Center, Room 1 @ 6-9pm. Discussion with State Coordinator Buddy Duzy and Cannabis compliance attorney Chris Van Hook. All interested parties are welcome.
Nov 22nd, 2014:
Santa Cruz Sentinel coverage of Nov 17th CCHi meeting. Read the article here
Nov 17th, 2014:
CCHI meeting in Santa Cruz Saturday Nov. 22nd at Louden Nelson Center, Room 1 @ 5-8pm. Discussion with Cannabis compliance attorney Chris Van Hook.
Nov 10th, 2014:
CCHI will begin the signature gathering process again on Aug 6th 2015. Proponent Mike Jolson will be speaking at the Santa Cruz Cup on Nov 16th and providing info.
July 9th, 2014:
The CCHI 2016 will have an information booth at "Chalice California" in San Bernardino, July 12-13th, 2014. We will be seeking sponsors and support here. Chalice California
June 3rd, 2014:
CCHI has until August 18th 2014 to qualify for the 2016 ballot. Our initiative is the only one offering true legalization. Donate today!
Apr 18th, 2014:
CCHI needs sponsors and donors to relaunch for 2016. LA Weekly: Why 2016 is the Best Year to Legalize Pot in California
Feb 24th, 2014:
CCHI did not qualify for the ballot, but is entering a pledge drive phase to attempt to qualify for 2016. CCHI is the legalization vision of Jack Herer and allows more freedom for Cannabis patients, users, and providers than any other proposed law.
Dec 24th, 2013:
The California Hemp Initiative app is here for Android! Now get all CCHI info streamlined for mobile users. Get it Here.
Dec 10th, 2013:
More New field poll results show 56% of Californians want legalization! Furthermore, The California Cannabis Hemp Initiative 2014 is seen as the best of the current 3 options. Read more at the Press-Enterprise of Riverside.
Sept 26th, 2013:
The Joint Blog: Cannabis Legalization Initiative Approved for Circulation in California..." thejointblog.com
Sept 15th, 2013:
LAO has posted their analysis of CCHI 2014. Please view it here: lao.ca.gov.
Sept 6th, 2013:
Welcome California Hemp Act 2014 Regional Coordinator for the San Diego area Nathan Arnold, and Coordinators for the Monterey Area Nobia Monsauret and Kevin Saunders! Get in touch with a Regional Coordinator for your area on our contacts page.
Aug 30th, 2013:
HuffPost Article: States Likely to Legalize Pot - "Earlier this month, organizers filed the California Hemp Act 2014..." huff.to
Aug 26th, 2013:
Welcome Spokesperson Mark D. Newcomb and Regional Director Tammy Newcomb to the CCHI 2014 Northern California team.
Aug 21st, 2013:
Article : "Marijuana legalization in California on the horizon?" naturalnews.com
Aug 20th, 2013:
Article: "Authors of CA 2014 Cannabis Initiative: Most Comprehensive Effort Yet" ivn.us
Aug 13th, 2013:
Article: "New Cannabis Initiative Offers Solutions for Drug Testing, DUIs" ivn.us
Aug 13th, 2013:
Another CCHI 2014 rally/meeting is happening on Aug 31st. Meeting is at 'Bea Evenson Fountain' in San Diego, Noon - 7pm. View Facebook event page
Aug 5th, 2013:
CCHI 2014, aka the Jack Herer Initiative, was filed in Sacramento on August 5th, 2013. Signature gathering will begin in October 2013 to get on the November 2014 ballot!
July 30th, 2013:
Another CCHI 2014 rally/meeting is happening on Aug 4th. Meeting is at 'Cesar Chavez Park' in Sacramento, Noon - 7pm. View Facebook event page
July 22nd, 2013:
Our new volunteer packet is now available in pdf and ready for printing. View CCHI Media Page
July 21st, 2013:
Another CCHI 2014 rally/meeting is happening on July 28th. Meeting is at 'People's Park' in Berkeley, at noon. View Facebook event page
July 18th, 2013:
The next CCHI 2014 rally/meeting is happening on July 27th. Meeting is at 'Hippie Hill' in San Francisco, at noon. View Facebook event page
July 4th, 2013:
A CCHI 2014 rally/meeting is happening on July 14th. Meeting is at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, south of the merry-go-round, at noon. View Facebook event page
June 15, 2013:.
CCHI 2014 final proposed wording is available now. For reference, see the archive of 2012 wording, and the revisions between 2012 and 2014
Jan 08, 2013: CCHI 2014 Needs activists, volunteers, and donations to help run the new campaign. True Cannabis legalization for California needs your support today.
June 5, 2013:
Press Release: Marijuana Legalization Effort for 2014 California Elections Pushes Ahead - with PR firm KounterKulture Media
May 27, 2013:
CCHI 2014 volunteers were giving out info at March against Monsanto. Hemp is a miraculous, resistant plant and its all GMO free.
Apr 7, 2013:
Fill out our new volunteer form to join our force of grass roots volunteers. Cannabis needs you.
Mar 26, 2013: Salem News: Will California Legalize in 2014?
Mar 24, 2013: Contra Costa Times: Cannabis activists aim for legalization initiative
Mar 12, 2013: CCHI2014 Media page updated with logo and Facebook splash CCHI 2014 Media Page
Feb 25, 2013: CCHI2014 written up on Huffington Post! Please share this article with all your friends and family!!
California Marijuana Legalization Backers Hope To Get Measure Onto 2014 Ballot
Feb 09, 2013: CCHI 2014 will be at the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup Sat. Feb 16, 2013 at Noon thru Sun. Feb. 17, 2013 9 PM ...
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09/17/2012: Join us at the Norml Conference 2012 October 4th-6th in Los Angeles.
06/18/2012: We are relaunching as the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative 2014. The signature drive begins again in May 2013 to try for the 2014 ballot.
06/11/2012: CCHHI estimates approximately 100,000 valid signatures. While this is far short of what we need, it shows what can be done with only under $25,000 of funding. Big thanks to everyone who worked so hard on this campaign!
HEMPCON 2012 CCHHI WRAPUP AND RELAUNCH: Join Mike Jolson as he speaks about CCHHI, what was accomplished and the new campaign for 2014, all 3 days of HEMPCON at the San Jose Convention Center. June 15, 16, and 17, 2012.
5/30/2012: We did the best we could with limited funds, and the campaign is over. We will not know how many signatures we have until they are all mailed in. Please send to:
2242 Ralston St.
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Please get us signatures ASAP so we can turn them in by June 6th! Make sure signature forms are signed and we also have your signed petitioner forms!
5/8/2012: Look for petitioners at these upcoming events: May 12, 2012 Venice Spring Fling at Venice Beach and the Whole Earth Fest May 11-13th at the UC Davis Quad.
4/29/2012: We have not gotten the required signatures to make the 2012 ballot, however we have until June 1st, 2012 to get on the November 2014 ballot. There's still time to make Cannabis history but we need donations for our professional gatherers and volunteers right now!
4/4/2012: Sign the initiative in Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside Counties anywhere LA Jemm Magazine is distributed!!
4/4/2012: Join the grass roots media campaign by actively commenting on current news stories, and inviting your friends to our Facebook group.
4/5/2012: CCHI will have a booth at the upcoming Deep Green II.
4/5/2012: Stockton residents can sign the initiative coming up on April 9th - 4/20.
See the places to sign page for more info.
3/11/2012: Have you signed CHI yet? We have gathered thousands of signatures however we won't make the ballot without more Cannabis supporters.
We have until April 15th to make 2012's ballot and additionally we have until June 1st to make the 2014 ballot- so let's go! Check out the places to sign and remember every dollar you contribute goes directly to get the necessary signatures.
2/1/2012: Thanks to our generous supporters who have donated to help kick off the signature drive.
1/29/2011: Jack Herer http://youtu.be/93acNWu01Vg explains the CHI 1994
1/29/2011: Signature gatherers must fill out the circulator form on our media page, and can get petitioner instruction sheets there too!
1/19/2011: CCHHI is currently gathering signatures, and seeking sponsors and donations.
1/07/2011: CCHHI blip on CBS Channel 13 Sacramento Watch Video
12/24/2011: ABC News 10 Reports on the LAO's findings. Watch Video
12/22/2011: Legislative Analysts Office (LAO) CA Report finds CCHHI could bring in 100's of millions of dollars .. View PDF .. View HTML
Special celebrity guests, music and giveaways every hour on the 20's! The Hemp Can Save the Planet Virtual fundraiser was streamed live from high noon 03/31 until high noon 04/01 (PST) on ustream.tv
Meeting/rally on March 31st,2012 in downtown Oakland will include speakers and music in support of Jack Herer's CCHHI 2012! We will be talking about the big Occupy 4/20-Earthday Weekend...
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Join CHI 2012 and hear Bruce Margolin speak at the East Bay ASA Meeting, March 21, 2012 @Oaksterdam Student Union
Saturday 03/17 3pm- OC Norml rally to sign all 3 legalization initiatives in Orange County: More info is on Facebook
03/12/2012: Host a Teapot Party and help us bring the CCHHI to your County!
CHI was at the No Cuts Rally. 10am, March 5, 2012 in Sacramento @ the state capital. againstcuts.org
Leaders of CHI and other Cannabis Initiatives met at the Students for Sensible Drug Policy's California Cannabis Initiatives Forum Sunday Feb 26th at 12pm at the University of Southern California
CCHHI will be participating in the upcoming California Cannabis Debate 2012 Feb 21st at 6:30pm in Mill Valley, CA
Sign CHI 2012 at our booth at the Medical Cannabis Cup, Feb 11-12, 2012
1/06/2011: Official signature gathering petition training is at Oaksterdam University: Jan 18th, 6:30pm-8pm. details
1/05/2011: Petitions will be printed soon and the signature drive will begin. Stay tuned and spread the word
Official signature gathering kick off with stand up comedy was at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Jan 11th, 9pm sharp! details
12/07/2011: Join us at The Oaksterdam Student Union for an ASA event taking a look at Jack Herer's CCHHI 2012 on 12/21/2011!
12/07/2011: CCHHI Fundraiser/Meeting Dec. 16th 7pm in Los Angeles at Bruce Margolin's Law Office
12/06/2011: Taking the truth to the youth, it's the Prohibiton Tour!
11/15/2011: CCHHI has submitted the final wording to the AG of California!
11/15/2011: CCHHI has submitted the final wording to the AG of California!
11/12/2011: The proposed wording has been updated again.
10/24/2011: Update: We will gather signatures from Jan-May 2012 and need over 500,000 sigs to get on the ballot. Contact Us to volunteer to gather signatures.
9/20/2011: The Initiative Text has been updated. The final wording changes will be available soon.
08/16/2011: Hemp affects many important issues and crises of today.
07/04/2011: We proudly welcome Angela Bacca as our new media director!
05/29/2011: The signature drive begins in November 2011 and lasts only 150 days!
05/18/2011: Many Cannabis initiatives are going on in California and across the country. Stay tuned and support Hemp!
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