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Time is running out

Time is short. We have three more days to ask President Obama to force the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to change its policy on medical cannabis. If you have already signed ASA’s Information Quality Act (IQA) petition, forward this email to your friends and loved ones who care about medical...

The Final Barriers to Initiate a Cannabis Rescheduling Hearing May Have Just Been Removed

New Report Suggests That We Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny the Benefits and Risks of Cannabis Use January 12th, 2017- The National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering issued a cautious report on the health effects of cannabis. The authors recognize that cannabis is an effective treatment for chronic pain,...

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Americans for Safe Access Responds to Senator Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Confirmation Hearing

Medical cannabis organization expresses concern about Senator Jeff Sessions’ drug enforcement policy plans Washington, DC — Today, confirmation hearings began for attorney general nominee, Senator Jeff Sessions. During the hearing, Sessions was questioned about medical marijuana by Senators Patrick Leahy and Mike Lee. Sessions implied that he would enforce current...

70,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating Blatantly False Information About Medical Marijuana

In a new petition from Americans for Safe Access and, over 70,000 people and counting, are calling on the Drug Enforcement Administration to stop disseminating false information about medical cannabis immediately and ensure that any future information about medical cannabis treatment reflects medically-accurate and up-to-date facts. The petition, which...

ASA and TheAnswerPage Launch New Program to Educate Doctors and Patients on Medical Cannabis

Washington, DC — Today, Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, and TheAnswerPage, an international resource for providing accredited continuing medical education since 1998, launched the Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) program, an online program designed...

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