Top Five key Takeaways from the 2021 State of the States Report

| February 22, 2022 |

25 years have passed since the first medical cannabis laws came into effect in California, and this year marks the 20th anniversary of ASA’s role in the fight for safe access. Although conditions have improved for patients significantly in the...

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A Year of Obstruction on Medical Cannabis In Mississippi Comes to an End

| February 09, 2022 |

The journey here has been a lengthy saga in the abuse of power by the prohibitionist lawmakers and bureaucrats of the Hospitality state who fought tooth and nail against the will of their constituents at every step in the process....

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What We Accomplished in 2021

| February 08, 2022 |

Despite the Covid global crises, ASA was hard at work at the state and federal levels, and had a busy 2021. Here are just a few of the activities we accomplished last year.

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Mississippi Becomes 37th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis With a Law that Provides Limited Access to Patients

| February 03, 2022 |

On February 2, 2022, Governor Tate Reeves chose to sign SB 2095 into law, making Mississippi the 37th state to adopt medical cannabis laws. The adoption of these laws is the conclusion of a year-long struggle for the future of...

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ASA's 2021 Year in Review

| January 17, 2022 |

Check out ASA's annual recap of the important developments and events of the past year in the January issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter.  ASA's 2021 Year in Review includes federal and state news and links to ASA campaigns, resources...

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5 Things You Need to Know When Traveling as a Medical Cannabis Patient

| December 16, 2021 |

Are you allowed to travel with medical cannabis? Can you cross state lines with medical cannabis? Can you bring cannabis on a plane or train? What about a bus? While in another state, what are the rules to purchase it...

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New Issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter is out!

| December 03, 2021 |

The latest issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter has the news you need to stay informed and be an effective advocate. Updates include important federal cannabis reforms that have been signed into law or are pending before Congress, as well...

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October/November issue of Cannabis Patient Care Magazine Now Available

| November 11, 2021 |

We're excited to say the the October/November issue of Cannabis Patient Care Magazine is now available online. You'll want to make sure you check out the first article, my interview with Dr. Marisa Weiss. I got her thoughts on how...

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Update to our State of the States scoring

| November 09, 2021 |

The 2021 Americans for Safe Access State of the States Report, to be released next month, will feature new report card formats and scoring that highlight key areas of medical cannabis policy that affect patient needs. ASA’s updated grading rubric...

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Don't miss the latest ASA Activist Newsletter!

| October 26, 2021 |

Check out the October 2021 issue of the ASA Activist Newsletter for updates on developments that matter for medical cannabis advocates, including Congressional action on the revived MORE Act that could end federal prohibition. You'll also learn about how ASA has...

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