ASA Monthly Activist Newsletters

Dec 052015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Dec 2015 - Americans for Safe Access

In this issue:

  • International Patient Coalition Seeks UN Action
  • Advocates Urge Obama to Fire DEA Chief
  • Senate Votes to Let VA Doctors Recommend
  • Minnesota Adds Pain to Qualifying Conditions
  • New York Enacts Emergency Measure
  • Florida Selects Five Nurseries to Cultivate Cannabis
  • More than 1,000 Apply for Maryland Licenses
  • Rally in Pennsylvania Urges Lawmakers to Act
  • Action Alert: Support the CARERS Act
Nov 042015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Nov 2015

In This Issue

  • Federal Judge Lifts Injunction that Shut Dispensary
  • Dispensary Report Details Benefits of Regulated Local Approach
  • Scientific Society Launches Cannabis Research and Testing Group
  • Think Tank Says Government Stifles Cannabis Research 
  • California Medical Cannabis Regulation Bill Signed
  • ACTION ALERT: Sign the Kettle Falls Pardon Petition
Oct 082015

ASA Activist Newsletter - Oct 2015

In This Issue:

  • Kettle Falls Patients Get Federal Prison Sentences
  • New Bill Takes on Asset Seizures and Cannabis Eradication
  • California Regulations on Governor’s Desk
  • Maryland Opens Medical Cannabis Applications
  • California Passes Comprehensive Regulations
  • Study Confirms Long-term Cannabis Use Is Safe
  • National Medical Association Urges Rescheduling
  • ACTION ALERT: Sign the Pardon Petition
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