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The Status of CBD

  • Apr 11, 2019
With passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, the framework was put in place for states to pass laws legalizing the production and distribution of industrial hemp. But what does that mean for CBD and products containing CBD? A search for “CBD” on the website of the U.S. Food & Drug...

New Mexico is now the 8th Medical Cannabis State to allow Safe Access to Medical Cannabis at Schools

  • Apr 11, 2019
By Jason Barker for Cannabis News Journal On Thursday, April 4th 2019, Governor Lujan Grisham made history for the state of New Mexico by signing into law Senate Bill 204, Medical Cannabis in Schools. Currently there are now eight states and one capital city with comprehensive medical cannabis programs allowing...

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Americans for Safe Access Announces New Board of Directors

  • Apr 03, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has announced its new Board of Directors for 2019. The new Board of Directors convened during ASA's annual National Medical Cannabis Unity conference, which was held in Washington, DC March 18-20. The Board includes physicians, patients, researchers, industry professionals, a U.S. Air Force veteran, Ben Bronfman, Dr. Olga Obie,...

Georgia Legislature Passes Georgia’s Hope Act

  • Apr 03, 2019
Contact: David Mangone | david@safeaccessnow.org | 202-618-6975 Georgia Poised to Allow In-State Production of Medical Cannabis Oil WASHINGTON, DC — Late in the evening of April 2, the Georgia Legislature approved a bill that would allow for the in-state cultivation and production of medical cannabis. The bill passed by a...

House Financial Services Committee Passes SAFE Banking Act (45-15)

  • Mar 28, 2019
House committee passes historic legislation to grant state-legal cannabis-related businesses and their service providers  access to financial institutions and services. Companion legislation in the Senate expected soon. WASHINGTON, DC – On March 28, the House Financial Services Committee voted in favor of the Secure And Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act...

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