Save the date for Unity 2019! March 18th-20th

2019 National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference

Save the date for Unity 2019! March 18th-20th

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Makes Cannabis An Option

End Pain Not Lives

Makes Cannabis An Option

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Education for Patients and Medical Professionals

Cannabis Care Certification

Education for Patients and Medical Professionals

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Choose your Medicine with Confidence

Patient Focused Certification

Choose your Medicine with Confidence

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Information Information for professionals and patients

Patients

Medical Patients

Information about the medical use of cannabis, legal information, and practical tools and guides for those using or considering cannabis therapeutics

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Legal Professionals

Overview of federal and state laws concerning medical cannabis, information on defending medical cannabis cases, and brief banks.

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Medical Professionals

Information for medical professionals who use or wish to use medical cannabis therapies in their practice.

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Policy Makers

Information for policy makers on drafting and implementing patient-centric medical cannabis legislation and regulations, including state-by-state guides and comparison charts.

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Producers & Providers

Resources for those providing medical cannabis directly to patients, considering providing medical cannabis, and those helping individuals obtain medical cannabis.

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News & Blog

WHO Recommends Cannabis Rescheduling

  • Feb 01, 2019
This morning the World Health Organization (WHO) made an announcement that has the potential to change the status of medical cannabis globally. The WHO has determined that cannabis and cannabis resin should be removed from Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (which is different than the U.S....

Trump Administration’s First National Drug Control Strategy Emphasizes Opioid Crisis, Makes No Mention of State-Legal Cannabis Regimes

  • Feb 01, 2019
The Trump Administration’s White House Office of Drug Control Policy released its first National Drug Control Strategy on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The document outlines President Trump’s priorities regarding drug trafficking and drug use and provides strategic direction to federal agencies involved in preventing initiates to illicit drug use, treating...

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  Press Releases

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Banking Access for Cannabis-Related Businesses

  • Feb 13, 2019
Representatives Tackle Safety Issues, the Business Environment, and Patient Access, and Discuss the Draft of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019 CONTACT: David Mangone, david@safeaccessnow.org, 202-618-6975 WASHINGTON, DC – On February 13, The House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing entitled “Challenges...

U.S. Pain Foundation, Partner of Americans for Safe Access, Testifies about Managing Pain During the Opioid Crisis

  • Feb 12, 2019
Senators Press Witnesses About Usefulness of Medical Cannabis CONTACT: David Mangone, david@safeaccessnow.org, 202-618-6975 WASHINGTON, DC – On February 12, The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee held a hearing entitled “Managing Pain During the Opioid Crisis.” Witnesses included Dr. Andrew Coop, PhD from the Maryland School of Pharmacy, Cindy...

WHO Announces Scientific Consensus on Medical Cannabis

  • Feb 01, 2019
Contact: Debbie Churgai, Debbie@safeaccessnow.org 240.893.2153   World Health Organization Announces Scientific Consensus on Medical Cannabis Medical Cannabis Policy Now in the Hands of UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs Geneva, Switzerland -- In an historic statement published today, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended that cannabis and cannabis resin be removed...

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