ASA Monthly Activist Newsletters

Sep 092015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Sept 2015

In this issue

  • Maryland Taps ASA to Train Cannabis Compliance Inspectors
  • Quality Control Testing Evolving in States
  • Clock Ticking on Regulation Bill in California
  • DOJ Contradicts itself about Cannabis Enforcement
  • Michigan and Colorado Reject New Conditions
  • New Mexico Expanding Medical Cannabis Cultivation
  • First Dispensary Licensed in Illinois
  • Georgia Registering Medical Cannabis Patients
  • Activist Profile: Remembering Larry Harvey
  • ACTION ALERT: Register for Unity 2016 today
Aug 022015

ASA Activist Newsletter - August 2015

In This Issue:

  • Congressmen Call for Probe of Justice Department
  • CARERS Act Gains Powerful Co-Sponsors
  • New Medical Cannabis Laws in Effect in Washington State
  • Oregon to Allow All Adults to Use Dispensaries
  • Kettle Falls Five Defendant Sentenced to 16 Months
  • New York Announces Medical Cannabis Licensees
  • First Nevada Dispensary Opens
  • Michigan Supreme Court Steps in Again
  • Israel to Expand Program, Provide Cannabis in Pharmacies
  • Italy’s Army Now Cultivating Medical Cannabis
  • ACTION ALERT: 5 Things to Do this Summer
Jul 022015

ASA Activist Newsletter - July 2015 - Americans for Safe Access

In this Issue:

  • White House Scraps Barrier to Cannabis Research
  • Senate Pushes Medical Cannabis Policy Changes
  • Study Finds Many Medical Edibles Mislabeled
  • California Legislature Passes Transplant Bill
  • California Moves toward State Regulation
  • Colorado Court Rules against Employee Rights
  • New Life for Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Bill
  • Activist Profile: The Collins Family, Virginia
  • Action Alert: Support the CARERS Act
Jun 012015

ASA Activist Newsletter - June 2015 - Americans for Safe Access

In this Issue

  • Growing Congressional Support for Medical Cannabis
  • Texas Governor Signs Limited CBD-Only Bill
  • Puerto Rico Gov. Orders Medical Cannabis Start
  • Louisiana Poised to OK Limited Medical Cannabis Bill
  • Florida Court Clears Way for Cultivation Licenses
  • Oregon Senate Sends Regulatory Bill to House
  • New York Extends Application Deadline
  • ASA California Citizen Lobby Days June 14-15
  • ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress to Pass the CARERS Act
May 042015

ASA Activist Newsletter - May 2015

In this Issue

  • Veterans Equal Access Amendment Vote Shows Progress
  • New House Bill Would Recognize State Programs
  • DEA Head Resigns during Sex Scandal
  • CNN Special Shows Barriers to Medical Cannabis Research
  • Washington State Undermines Patient Access
  • New York Opens 30-Day Window for Applications
  • Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Bill Clears Senate Committee
  • California Citizen Lobby Day, June 14-15
  • ACTIVIST PROFILE: Pennsylvania Campaign for Compassion
  • ACTION ALERT: Tell Obama to Fix the DEA
Apr 082015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Apr 2015

In this Issue

  • Historic Bipartisan Medical Cannabis Bills in Congress
  • ASA National Unity Conference Draws Advocates to DC
  • International Medical Cannabis Patient Coalition Formed
  • Georgia  Enacts Medical Cannabis Bill
  • Judge Rejects Effort to Imprison Kettle Falls Five
  • ASA Excellence Awards Recognize Achievements
Mar 072015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Mar 2015

In This Issue:

  • Kettle Falls Five Acquitted on 4 of 5 Charges
  • New Bipartisan Bill Focuses on Safe Access for Veterans
  • Virginia 12th State to Enact CBD-only Law
  • Many States Considering Medical Cannabis Bills
  • California Bill to End Transplant Denials for Cannabis Patients
  • Washington State Lawmakers Consider New Regulations
  • Executive Branch Pressured to Reschedule Cannabis
  • ASA Chapter Profile: Safe Access Virginia
  • ASA National Unity Conference March 27-31
Feb 052015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Feb 2015

In this Issue:

  • Washington State Lobby Day Draws Hundreds
  • Motion for dismissal for Kettle Falls Five
  • Pediatricians Call for Research, Rescheduling, Access
  • Illinois Announces Scores of Medical Cannabis Permits
  • Israel Holds Cannabis Tech Conference
  • Pomo Nation First Tribe to Grow Medical Cannabis
  • ASA Touts Unity Conference in USA Today Ad
Jan 062015

ASA Activist Newsletter - 2014 Year in Review

ASA’s 2014 Year in Review

  • Federal Ceasefire in Medical Cannabis States
  • States Pass or Implement Cannabis Access Laws
  • ASA Report Reveals Limitations of Current State Laws
  • Landmark Cannabis Business Guidelines Released, Certification Program Launched
  • Federal Supply of Research Cannabis Increased
  • ASA Conference Brings Citizen Lobbyists to Capitol
  • Save $100 - Register for Unity 2015 today!
Dec 032014

ASA Activist Newsletter - Dec 2014 -

In this Issue

  • New Bill to Allow VA Doctors to Recommend
  • Distribution Plans Move Forward in Minnesota, New Hampshire, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, Rhode Island and Connecticut 
  • Activist Profile: Patrick Seifert, Olympia, Washington
  • ACTION ALERT: Unity 2015