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Patient-Focused Recommendations Regarding the Vaping Crisis

  • Oct 01, 2019
Over the past two months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been working with state and local departments of health around the country to identify cases of what has come to be known as Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Illness (VAPI). As of 5:00 PM on September 25, the CDC...

How the Historic Passage of the SAFE Banking Act Could Benefit Patients

  • Sep 26, 2019
“The potential benefits that patients stand to gain from passage of the SAFE Banking Act are significant. Americans for Safe Access is proud to have supported this historic bill since its introduction and reiterates its call for swift passage in the Senate. Broader, more robust cannabis reform is still urgently...

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ASA Creates Patient-Focused Recommendations in Light of the Vaping Crisis

  • Oct 02, 2019
Washington, DC -- In light of the emergence of Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Illness (VAPI), which has sickened at least 805 people and killed 12, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) strongly recommends that patients and consumers stop using cannabis-containing cartridges entirely (or at least to the extent possible) until there is clarity...

Americans for Safe Access Urges California Governor Gavin Newsom to Sign SB 34

  • Sep 24, 2019
Washington, DC — Americans for Safe Access urges California Governor Gavin Newsom to sign SB 34, Cannabis: Donations, which passed in the California state legislature on September 11, 2019. SB 34 would exempt medical cannabis from California state taxes.  Governor Newsom has until October 13, 2019 to sign or veto the bill.  When...

ASA Urges FDA to Implement Good Manufacturing Principles for Vaporization Products

  • Sep 18, 2019
Washington, DC — In a letter to the heads of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Americans for Safe Access calls for the safe regulation of vaporization products and cartridges. As part of...

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