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Talking to Your Doctor About Cannabis - CCN Interview

  • Jul 29, 2020
An interview with Debbie Churgai by Abby Stoddard, PharmD, MBA on behalf of The Client Centered Network. Oregon is one of the few but growing number of states that have both a medical cannabis program and an adult use (recreational) program, and users of cannabis medicine can be found in either...

What’s in a name? Marijuana, Cannabis, and Hemp

  • Jul 06, 2020
Adapted from The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience (Routledge, 2019)  by Michelle Newhart and William Dolphin As with all things involving social controversy, dispute over what to properly call the plant known by the botanical name Cannabis Sativa L. comes with the territory. As a forbidden...

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Essential Cannabis Employees Will Converge Online for a Free Training on Sanitation Practices in the Era of Covid-19

  • Apr 14, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, April 17, 2020, through its Patient Focused Certification (PFC) program, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will hold a FREE safety training for essential cannabis workers during the COVID-19 crisis. This free live webinar will be held from 9-10am PST/12-1pm EST. Interested participants can register here for...

COVID19 State Emergency Plans Confirm Medical Cannabis is Essential

  • Mar 25, 2020
Patient Advocates are Grateful States are Listening, Warn “There is More Action Still Needed” WASHINGTON, DC — Last Monday, March 16, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the nation's largest medical cannabis patient advocacy organization, with coordinated stakeholders and allies, called on U.S. state and territorial governors (DC mayor) and medical cannabis program...

Medical Cannabis Patients, Medical Professionals, Advocates, and Industry Leaders Will Converge Online for the 2020 National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference

  • Mar 23, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, March 27, 2020, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will hold its 8th Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity conference. This year, for the first time ever, the conference will be held online due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Instead of cancelling or postponing the conference, ASA decided to...

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