Obama: "I'm not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state [medical marijuana] laws."

| March 26, 2008 |

I was heartened to hear last Saturday words that cut right through the federal war on medical marijuana patients by one of the likeliest candidates to be our next U.S. President. In an interview with Mail Tribune of Oregon, Barack...

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ASA Introduces New Video Testimonials

| March 25, 2008 |

Watch 3 Medical Cannabis Supporters Share Their Stories As the National Field Coordinator for ASA I meet patients, medical professionals, caregivers, and people from all walks of life on a daily basis. When meeting people new to the movement I...

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California Weekly Round Up

| March 21, 2008 |

California Supreme Court Affirms ASA Win in Return of Property Case From California Campaign Director, Don Duncan On Wednesday, the California Supreme Court declined to review or "de-publish" the landmark ruling in City of Garden Grove v. Superior Court of...

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Building a Movement in Maryland

| March 20, 2008 |

Tony Bowles was a plaintiff in ASA’s successful lawsuit against the California Highway Patrol. He has taken action time and time again on behalf of patients in need of medical marijuana. He now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he...

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And Sometimes We Win

| March 19, 2008 |

Hours ago, the California Supreme Court denied review, as well as a request for depublication, of Garden Grove v. Superior Court. This was the 41-page published decision that strongly affirms the right of medical marijuana patients to possess their medicine...

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Medical Marijuana Providers Call on State to Protect Tax Revenue

| March 19, 2008 |

Yesterday, I joined advocates and providers in Sacramento to call on the State Board of Equalization to protect an important source of revenue - $100 million in sales tax collected annually by medical marijuana dispensaries. After waiting through half a...

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California Weekly Round UP

| March 14, 2008 |

Santa Cruz Joins the State ID Card Program This week, Santa Cruz County announced their plans to implement the California state medical cannabis ID card program. Santa Cruz County has had their own version of a medical cannabis ID card...

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Join ASA at Medical Cannabis Conference

| March 13, 2008 |

Join ASA at the 5th National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics!   Doctors, patients, and researchers from around the world are gearing up for the 5th National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, hosted by Patients Out of Time on April...

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Celebrate National MS Awareness Week

| March 11, 2008 |

Celebrate National MS Awareness Week: Become a Member of ASA's MS Union This week, thousands of people surviving Multiple Sclerosis are celebrating National MS Awareness Week by taking action to find a cure. During Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week we are...

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California Weekly Round Up

| March 07, 2008 |

Judge's Decision Keeps Cathedral City Dispensary Open This week, U.S. District Court Judge Stephen G. Larson ruled that the Cathedral City cannot use Federal law to shut down the Essential Herbs and Oils dispensary.  Cathedral City had requested that the...

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