ASA Monthly Newsletters

ASA Activist Newsletter - May 2016

Posted by · May 07, 2016 1:43 PM

In The May Issue

  • New ASA Partnership to Support Patients’ Rights
  • Federal Government Drops Dispensary Cases
  • State Dept. Says DEA Can License More to Grow Cannabis
  • Patient Groups Urge DEA to Reschedule Cannabis
  • State Medical Cannabis Program Developments
  • California Citizen Lobby Day May 23
  • ASA Activist Profile: Georgia Action Group
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ASA Activist Newsletter - Apr 2016

Posted by · April 22, 2016 8:31 PM

In this issue:

  • Unity Conference Energizes Advocates
  • ASA Celebrates 14th Anniversary
  • UN Hears Calls for Reform from Patients
  • Senate Panel Approves Two Medical Cannabis Amendments
  • CARERS Act Gets More Co-Sponsors
  • Pennsylvania Enacts Medical Cannabis Law, Finally
  • Lawmakers in Three States Modify Programs
  • ANNIVERSARY ALERT: 50% Off Unity 2017 Registration
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ASA Activist Newsletter - Mar 2016

Posted by · March 06, 2016 9:47 AM

In this issue

  • Unity 2016 to Bring Leading Experts and Advocates to DC
  • Advocates Bring Patient Issues to United Nations
  • Australia Passes Historic Medical Cannabis Law
  • PFC Persuades Local Officials to Drop Cultivation Ban
  • Pennsylvania Assembly Finally Set to Vote
  • Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Allow CBD, THC-A Production
  • Georgia House Approves Expanding Qualifying Conditions
  • Action Alert: Join Us March 18-22 to Learn and Lobby
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ASA Activist Newsletter - Feb 2016

Posted by · February 04, 2016 9:00 AM

In this issue

  • Annual ASA Report on Safe Access Finds States Improving
  • Bipartisan Congressional Letter Urges VA to End Medical Cannabis Ban
  • Puerto Rico to Implement Limited Medical Cannabis Program
  • Voters in Florida Get Another Chance at Initiative
  • CBD Found Effective in State Seizure Study
  • Georgia Rep Says He Broke State Law to Bring Cannabis to Patients
  • California Fixes Error that Triggered Dozens of Local Bans
  • Former Chicago NFL Star Speaks Out, Governor Rejects Expansion
  • ACTION ALERT: Join Us to Lobby Congress
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ASA Activist Newsletter - 2015 Year in Review

Posted by · January 02, 2016 11:00 AM

In this issue

  • Federal Legislation and Legal Action
  • New Medical Cannabis Jurisdictions
  • Changes to State Programs
  • Research Developments
  • International Developments
  • ACTION ALERT: Renew Today and Recruit a Friend


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ASA Activist Newsletter - Dec 2015

Posted by · December 05, 2015 3:17 PM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - Nov 2015

Posted by · November 04, 2015 10:23 AM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - Oct 2015

Posted by · October 08, 2015 10:57 AM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - Sept 2015

Posted by · September 09, 2015 2:12 AM

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
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ASA Activist Newsletter - August 2015

Posted by · August 02, 2015 5:52 PM

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
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