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Another Red Flag from Jeff Sessions

A large majority of drug prosecution cases occur on the state level. But when federal prosecutors get involved, the consequences can be much more serious. It’s unclear whether a recent memo issued by the Department of Justice could apply to medical cannabis patients following their state laws.

Trump's Signing Statement Has Left Patients Scratching their Heads: What Does it Mean?

Last Friday, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, into law. This budget bill will fund the government through September 30, 2017. Included in the appropriations bill was language that prohibits the Department of Justice from using funds to limit the implementation of state medical...

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Medical Marijuana Group Responds to AG Sessions Comments

WASHINGTON DC -- Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told reporters that “I think medical marijuana has been hyped, maybe too much.” In reaction to Sessions’ comments, Steph Sherer, executive director of Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for...

NEW MEDICAL MARIJUANA REPORT: Americans for Safe Access Cites Widespread Improvement in State Marijuana Laws Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) released their annual report, Medical Marijuana Access in the United States: A Patient-Focused Analysis of the Patchwork of State Laws, in which U.S. states are assigned letter grades based on how well their medical cannabis program meets the needs of patients....

Memo to Congress: DEA Dumped the “Gateway-Theory” Due To Science

Americans for Safe Access Urges Members of Congress to Stop Using False Information About Marijuana 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, sent a memo to Congress informing members that the...

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