ASA Monthly Activist Newsletters

Apr 132018

ASA Activist Newsletter - April 2018

In the April 2018 Issue:

  • Congress Acts to Protect Patients from AG Sessions
  • Advocates Descend on Annual UN Drug Meeting
  • Two Studies Show Safe Access Reduces Prescription Opioid Use
  • ASA’s National Unity Conference is just 6 Weeks Away
  • ASA to Host New Patient Education Course
  • ASA Workshop at New York Abilities Expo
  • Maryland Patients Benefit from Cannabis Care Certification
  • ASA Education and Training Has Global Reach
  • Activist Profile: Lisa Sublett, Kansas
  • ACTION ALERT: Urge your Senators to support CARERS!
Mar 042018

ASA Activist Newsletter - March 2018 - Americans for Safe Access

In the March 2018 Issue:

  • ASA’s Annual States Report Finds Improvements
  • DEA Removes More Misinformation from Website
  • CBD Businesses Targeted in Tennessee, Charges Dropped
  • ASA Partnering with Releaf App to Enhance Patient Services
  • ASA Patient Education Course at Cannabis Learn Conference & Expo
  • Tourette Association Symposium on Medical Cannabis Features ASA
  • Scholarships Available for 2018 National Unity Conference
  • Activist Profile: Ellen Lenox Smith, Rhode Island      
  • ACTION ALERT: Send the States Report to your Elected Officials        
Feb 062018

ASA Activist Newsletter - February 2018

In the February 2018 Issue:

  • Federal Budget Impasse Again Imperils Patient Protections
  • DOJ Action Spurs New Support for Legislation in Congress
  • VA Rejects Congressional Pressure on Cannabis Studies
  • Virginia Advocates Help Pave Way to Historic Bill
  • ASA Training and Education Programs Range from Raid Prep to CME
  • Registration Opens for 2018 National Unity Conference
  • Remembering Dennis Peron
  • ASA Activist Profile: Scott Roberts, Sacramento, California
  • ACTION ALERT: Protect Medical Cannabis Patients!
Jan 152018

ASA Activist Newsletter - 2017 Year in Review

In the January 2018 Issue

  • DOJ Memo on Prosecutions Rescinded; Temporary Protections Remain
  • ASA Launches Campaign on Cannabis as a Tool in Opioid Crisis
  • Veterans Administration Loosens Cannabis Policy
  • WHO Initial Report Says CBD Needs No Restrictions
  • DEA Yields to Pressure, Removes Misinformation on Cannabis
  • ASA National Unity Conference a Success
  • ASA’s Annual Report on State Medical Cannabis Programs Finds Improvements
  • State & International Developments
  • ASA’s Training Programs Going Global
  • ACTION ALERT: Send Congress Your Story Today!
Dec 282017

ASA Activist Newsletter - December 2017 - Americans for Safe Access

In the December 2017 Issue:

  • Veterans Administration Loosens Cannabis Policy
  • Federal Protections for Patients Extended to Jan. 19
  • ASA Releases State Policy Blueprint for Medical Cannabis
  • WHO Initial Report Says CBD Needs No Restrictions
  • PFC Trainings and Talks Span the U.S. in December
  • Activist Profile: Amy Catterton, North Carolina
  • ACTION ALERT: Save Federal Patient Protections!
Nov 202017

ASA Activist Newsletter - November 2017

In the November 2017 Issue:

  • Rallies Call for Cannabis Solution to Opioid Crisis
  • ASA Files Freedom of Information Requests on Opioid Commission
  • ASA Chief Scientist Co-Authors JAMA Study on CBD Product Labeling
  • Cannabis Expert Dr. Ethan Russo Joins Center of Excellence
  • PFC Trainings, Outreach and Events Span the US
  • Activist Profile: Justin Arriola, Utah
  • ACTION ALERT: Support the CJS Cannabis Amendment Today!
Oct 122017

ASA Activist Newsletter - October 2017

In the October 2017 Issue:

  • ASA Weighs in as World Health Org Considers CBD
  • PFC Educating Doctors, Conducting Trainings in 3 States
  • American Legion Urges VA Secretary to Back Medical Cannabis Study
  • New Bipartisan Bill to Aid Cannabis Research
  • DC May Expand Access to Medical Cannabis to Stem Opioid Crisis
  • Acting DEA Chief Resigns, Longtime Deputy Appointed
  • ASA Activist Profile: Amy Mellen, Maryland
  • ACTION ALERT: End Pain, Not Lives – Sign the Petition Today
Sep 122017

ASA Activist Newsletter - September 2017 - Americans for Safe Access

In the September 2017 Issue:

  • Congress Extends Patient Protections to December
  • DOJ Challenged by Congress on Cannabis Research Delays
  • Maryland Approves Three More PFC-certified Companies
  • PFC Trainings in Philly, New Webinar, California Conference
  • ASA Educating State Officials at National Conference
  • ASA Activist Profile: Valencia Elliott, Westchester, New York
  • Action Alert: Sign the Petition on Ending the Opioid Crisis
Aug 142017

ASA Activist Newsletter - August 2017

In the August 2017 Issue

  • Senate Committee Passes Measure Protecting Patients
  • Veterans Rights Amendment Clears Senate Committee
  • ASA and Federal Task Force Urge Respect for State Programs
  • PFC Offers Free Services for Laboratories, new webinars, podcasts
  • Massachusetts Medical Society Promotes Cannabis Education
  • ASA Activist Profile: Jill K. Swing, Charleston, South Carolina
  • ACTION ALERT: Contact Your Congressional Reps
Jul 072017

ASA Activist Newsletter - July 2017

In the July 2017 Issue:

  • Mexico President Approves Safe Access
  • Greece Announces Medical Access
  • Attorney General Asks Congress to End Patient Protections
  • New Revision to Cannabis Law for California
  • ASA Urges Administration to Fight Opiate Crisis with Cannabis
  • PFC Launches Training with Univ. of Maryland
  • PFC Webinars Offer Online Help for Businesses
  • ASA Activist Profile: Frank Buress, Wisconsin
  • National Action Alert: Urge Congress to Renew Patient Protections