Find your state's medical cannabis grade in our 2018 report!

Medical Marijuana Access in The United States

Find your state's medical cannabis grade in our 2018 report!

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Education for Patients and Medical Professionals

Cannabis Care Certification

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Patient Focused Certification

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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

One of Florida’s largest medical marijuana businesses forced to stop processing pot

  • Jul 20, 2018
By Elizabeth Koh for the Tampa Bay Times "Surterra will comply with all of the regulations set forth by the Department of Health in order to ensure that Floridians continue to receive the safest, most naturally derived treatments to enable health and well-being, as recommended by a doctor," said company...

ASA Activist Newsletter - July 2018

  • Jul 10, 2018
In the July 2018 Issue: FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis World Health Organization Takes First Steps to Reschedule Cannabis New Bipartisan Congressional Bill to Respect State Cannabis Laws Oklahoma Voters Pass Robust Medical Cannabis Initiative Activist Profile: Christy and Mark Zartler, ASA 2018 Courage Award ACTION ALERT: Urge...

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  Press Releases

FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis

  • Jun 27, 2018
Washington, DC — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug that contains an active ingredient derived from the cannabis plant. The drug, Epidiolex, an oral solution containing cannabidiol (CBD), will be the first and only FDA-approved CBD drug on the market. The FDA has approved Epidiolex for...

Senators Warren and Gardner Release STATES Act to Respect State Cannabis Laws

  • Jun 07, 2018
Washington, DC — U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act) to respect state determinations about cannabis policy. The bill was also introduced in the House of Representatives by David Joyce (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR).

The World Health Organization Takes First Steps to Reschedule Cannabis

  • Jun 05, 2018
International Medical Cannabis Advocates Address WHO Committee Set to Advise UN Geneva, Switzerland — Yesterday, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), along with members of the International Medical Cannabis Patients Coalition (IMCPC), attended and delivered testimony at the 40th meeting of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence...

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