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Ask Your State to Permanently Maintain Cannabis COVID Emergency Measures!

Posted by · January 15, 2021 5:58 PM

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions of Americans in countless ways. As a patient organization, ASA has been especially concerned about how to protect medical cannabis access during the crisis as well as maintain patient access to medicine. To address these challenges ASA worked with state governments in 2020 to ensure that state COVID plans designated cannabis businesses as essential, and implemented other key features to improve access, reduce costs and keep patients safe. Key among these new emergency program features were improvements to state programs that patients have been requesting from states for years. Such reforms included:

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