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Medical Cannabis in the 2018 Midterm Elections

  • Nov 09, 2018
This week has been big for cannabis in electoral politics. Thanks to Tuesday’s election, thirty-three states now have a comprehensive medical cannabis program. Ballot victories in Missouri and Utah transitioned these states’ low-THC CBD programs to significantly broader access. Voters in eleven Wisconsin counties and one city approved non-binding referendums...

Connecting with Lawmakers at NCSL

  • Aug 07, 2018
From July 29 through August 2, Americans for Safe Access attended the annual National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) in Los Angeles, California. We joined over 5,000 conference attendees (about 1,200 of which were state lawmakers or state legislative staff) to promote the goals of our End Pain, Not Lives...

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Americans for Safe Access Evaluates Utah Compromise Bill on Medical Cannabis

  • Oct 24, 2018
Contact: David Mangone | | 202-857-4272 ext. 5 Washington, DC — On October 4, 2018 Utah legislators released draft text of legislation known as the Utah Medical Cannabis Compromise Bill. This bill was drafted in response to Proposition 2, a citizen led initiative that legalizes the medicinal use of...

U.S. Non-Profit Certification Program Joins Forces with International Standards Group

  • Oct 23, 2018
Contact: Reenal Doshi | 202-857-4272 x.4 | This week, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International), a global standards organization, and the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) announced a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on standards for the cannabis industry. ICCI, located in the Czech...

Americans for Safe Access Launches 2018 Medical Cannabis Voter Scorecard

  • Oct 04, 2018
Contact: Reenal Doshi | | (202) 857-4272 x4 Washington, DC – Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) launched its Vote Medical Marijuana voter guide. The campaign features an interactive online voter's guide that grades members of Congress on their votes and sponsored bills on the issue of medical cannabis legislation....

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