Dodgy science, poor access and high prices: The parallel medical world of medicinal marijuana in America

| February 27, 2023 |

By Natalie Fertig for Politico “Most people view [medical marijuana] access right now through one lens: and that is, ‘Does the state have [a] legal access program? But there are so many other barriers to access within the states that...

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Rhode Island Bill Attempts To Prevent Cannabis Gatherings of More Than Three People

| February 16, 2023 |

By Nicole Potter for High Times Six Rhode Island legislators have sponsored a bill that aims to fine groups of three or more people if cannabis or other “hallucinogenic substances” are present. S-125 was introduced in Rhode Island on Feb....

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Americans for Safe Access’ Declassified Guide to Becoming a Medical Cannabis Advocate

| February 15, 2023 |

By Madeline Colli for Cannabis Patient Care For more than 20 years, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists, and citizens, have been advocating for cannabis to be seen as a form...

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Report: Kentucky Gets Failing Grade for Medical Cannabis Program

| February 10, 2023 |

By Adam Goldstein for the Ohio Capital Journal A report from a patient advocacy group found the future of medical cannabis in the states is hazy unless costs are decreased, product safety standards are improved, and civil rights are strengthened...

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Cannabis Client Alert - Week of February 6, 2023

| February 10, 2023 |

Authored by associates Jacob Raver and Malina Dumas for Dentons Americans for Safe Access Publish Report on Medical Cannabis Access in the US – The medical cannabis advocacy organization Americans for Safe Access (ASA) recently published its 2022 State of...

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Medical cannabis legalization proposed

| February 10, 2023 |

Nebraska Unicameral Update “These patients are not nameless, faceless people — they are our parents, grandparents, children, colleagues and our revered veterans. They deserve the same access to medical cannabis options as patients have in the states that surround Nebraska.” -...

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Report: Ohio's medical marijuana program hindered by lack of improvements, high costs

| February 09, 2023 |

By Jeremy Nobile for Crain's Cleveland Business State-level medical cannabis programs are suffering from a lack of improvements and high consumer costs, especially in markets like Ohio, according to the 2022 State of States report from Americans for Safe Access...

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State Medical Cannabis Laws Graded by Patient Advocates in New Report from Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

| February 08, 2023 |

By Leah Maurer for The Weed Blog Americans for Safe Access (ASA) titled the annual report, “2022 State of the States Report: An Analysis of Medical Cannabis Access in the United States.” The report evaluates the effectiveness of each state...

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Report: Maryland the Top Medical Cannabis Program for Product Compliance, Testing, and Labeling

| February 08, 2023 |

By Ben Hartman for RootWurks Maryland’s medical cannabis program leads the nation in product testing and labeling and has taken the steps necessary to ensure that all products meet compliance requirements, according to a new report from Americans for Safe...

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Proponents of medical marijuana warn Ohio’s program in dire need of overhaul

| February 08, 2023 |

By Nick Evans for Ohio Capital Journal Schuring noted they picked up that idea from Maryland’s system. An recent report from the independent patient advocacy organization Americans for Safe Access ranked Maryland first among state programs. Ohio’s ranked eighth.

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