South Carolinians: Medical Cannabis is Not Off the Table for 2024, Action is Needed!

| February 07, 2024 |

Yesterday, the South Carolina Senate voted in favor of a “call for a special order,” allowing the Compassionate Care Act to move forward in the Senate! Floor debates on the bill start today!  

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Breaking: HHS Report on Cannabis move to Schedule III Released

| January 12, 2024 |

For over 2 decades Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has been advocating for a change in the scheduling of cannabis to recognize its medical use. We are excited to see that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) incorporated many of...

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Indiana to Consider Medical Cannabis in 2024!

| January 08, 2024 |

on January 8, 2024, Indiana Representative Lucas (R-69) introduced House Bill 1146 simply titled “Medical Marijuana” The bill summary describes HB 1146’s function as follows:

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2023 REVIEW & 2024 PREVIEW: MEDICAL CANNABIS IN HEADLINES

| January 03, 2024 |

As we step into a new year, it's time to reflect on the headlines we hope to see in the world of medical cannabis in 2024 and make a commitment to turn these hopes intoreality. Picture this: "Congress Makes Medical...

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We are thankful for you!

| November 22, 2023 |

For over 20 years, we have had the honor to work alongside our incredible members and supporters. It hasn’t been an easy road and there is still so much to do. In the spirit of the holidays we wanted to...

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SCHEDULE III Fears, Facts & the Future

| September 13, 2023 |

Navigating Medical Cannabis in the Federal Arena The news of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) recommendation to move Cannabis to a Schedule III status created a flurry of media coverage and press statements from various cannabis stakeholders and elected officials...

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FDA JUST UNLOCKED A DOOR FOR CANNABIS POLICY, WILL CONGRESS PUSH IT OPEN?

| August 31, 2023 |

What just Happened On Wednesday, Bloomberg news reported that Health and Human Services (HHS) is recommending that cannabis be rescheduled to Schedule III following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) scientific review of cannabis under the direction of President Biden....

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Prioritize Consumer Safety: Our response to a Congressional Request for Information on Federal Cannabinoid Hemp Regulation

| August 22, 2023 |

Last week, Americans for Safe Access responded to a bicameral Congressional Request for Information on cannabinoid hemp regulation from the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce and the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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WHILE CONGRESS IS TAKING THEIR AUGUST RECESS, LET’S RESET OUR COMMITMENT TO MEDICAL CANNABIS ADVOCACY

| August 14, 2023 |

Let’s be honest, medical cannabis is not the most pressing issue in Washington these days. I have experienced firsthand from walking the halls of Congress, that while a majority of members are sympathetic to the needs of patients, most do...

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Rescheduling Medical Cannabis

| August 01, 2023 |

A New Agency – the Office of Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoid Control (OMCCC) proposed by Americans for Safe Access (ASA) By Karen Jaynes, August 1, 2023 In this past year, I have had the opportunity to dig deep into the...

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