ASA Monthly Newsletters

ASA Activist Newsletter - February 2018

Posted by · February 06, 2018 8:06 PM

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!
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ASA Activist Newsletter - 2017 Year in Review

Posted by · January 15, 2018 4:58 PM

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  • DOJ Memo on Prosecutions Rescinded; Temporary Protections Remain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!
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ASA Activist Newsletter - December 2017

Posted by · December 28, 2017 10:20 PM

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!
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ASA Activist Newsletter - November 2017

Posted by · November 20, 2017 12:02 AM

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!
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ASA Activist Newsletter - October 2017

Posted by · October 12, 2017 12:07 PM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - September 2017

Posted by · September 12, 2017 2:47 PM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - August 2017

Posted by · August 14, 2017 3:51 PM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - July 2017

Posted by · July 07, 2017 11:01 AM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - June 2017

Posted by · June 18, 2017 11:20 AM

In the June 2017 Issue:

  • CARERS Act Revived in Congress with Added Co-Sponsors
  • Safe Access Tennessee Launches Grassroots Patient Groups
  • PFC at Forefront of International Standards Development
  • California Lobby Day Draws 200 Advocates
  • Maryland Program Delays Spur Patient Protest
  • ASA Activist Profile: Nichole Miller, Caregiver, Virginia
  • ACTION ALERT: Urge your Senators to support CARERS!
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ASA Activist Newsletter - May 2017

Posted by · May 05, 2017 3:03 PM

In the May 2017 Issue:

  • Medical Cannabis Protections Renewed by Congress
  • Indiana Enacts Law Allowing CBD for Epilepsy
  • Wisconsin Enacts CBD Law
  • California Releases Proposed Cannabis Regulations
  • Mexico Legislature Passes Medical Marijuana Bill
  • International Group OKs Development of Cannabis Standards
  • ASA National Unity Conference a Success
  • Free Online Cannabis Health Summit May 6-7
  • ACTION ALERT: Support More Federal Action, Join ASA Today
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