How to Protect Medical Cannabis Businesses and Patients in 1 Easy Step

| March 30, 2021 |

While the Biden Administration has not publicly advertised how it intends to proceed on cannabis in its first 100 days or beyond, there is a need for the new administration to offer assurances that this administration intends to be proactive...

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Check out the March Activist Newsletter!

| March 18, 2021 |

Each month, Americans for Safe Access publishes a newsletter for advocates that covers important federal, state and local developments, what's happening with ASA, and inspiring stories of local activists. Delivered via email to subscribers, you can also see it each...

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Executive Action Can Close the Medical Cannabis Access Gap for Veterans

| March 16, 2021 |

Despite the fact that 36 states have reformed their laws to provide for safe and legal access to cannabis for qualifying patients, veterans living across these states still face a confusing system of federal and state laws regarding physician engagement...

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Pledge to Demand Equity for Patients

| March 02, 2021 |

Despite the fact that a wide majority of 36 states have now created comprehensive programs to allow legal access to medical cannabis treatment, there are still vital conflicts in the web of state and federal regulations stemming from remaining federal...

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Register for Unity 2021

| February 16, 2021 |

Americans for Safe Access is excited to announce the 9th Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference on April 29-30, 2021. Unity 2021 is the event to learn best practices, exchange ideas, and grow the medical cannabis movement. Attendees will be joined...

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Biden-Harris Can Do It!

| February 05, 2021 |

There is a widespread perception that the first 100 days of a new presidential administration are a test of what to expect for the remainder of their term. While the unexpected can always change the course of an administration it...

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United Nations Considers Cannabis as Medicine and Removes Cannabis from Schedule IV In Historic Decision

| December 02, 2020 |

Early this morning in Vienna, Austria, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) made a historic decision to adopt the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation to remove cannabis and its resin from Schedule IV under the United Nations (UN)...

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Congressional Action for Veteran Medical Cannabis Patients

| November 17, 2020 |

In the wake of the election many patients have questions about the priorities of the incoming Congress. 4.4 million cannabis patients across the country are stuck under conflicting federal and state cannabis policy, with veterans comprising the largest contingent of...

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Medical Cannabis Patients and Adult-Use Consumers Won Big on Election Night: But What Does This Really Mean for Patients

| November 04, 2020 |

While many 2020 general election results remain a mystery until all votes are counted, voters were clear in expressing their support for all five statewide cannabis ballot initiatives offered this cycle. This continues a trend from 2016, when eight out...

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Every Vote is a Medical Cannabis Vote

| November 02, 2020 |

With the November general election approaching and Congress looking to wrap up legislative work for the year in December, it is a good time to assess the status of cannabis reform. The 2019-2020 congressional session has certainly provided some hope...

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