Medical Cannabis Watchdog Group Launches Campaign to Implement Ryan’s Law

| December 21, 2021 |

Provides Healthcare Facilities Tools to Implement, Patients and Physicians Tools to Utilize Washington, DC -- Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA)  alerted all healthcare facilities in California that SB311 or “Ryan’s Law” will go into effect on January 1, 2022...

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National Medical Cannabis Organization Strengthens Capitol Hill Efforts

| November 02, 2021 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Abbey Roudebush, Esq. as the organization’s new director of Government Affairs. 

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ASA’s PFC Program Training Approved for Illinois Dispensaries as Part of Responsible Vendor Program

| October 06, 2021 |

Washington, DC —  Americans for Safe Access’ PFC program has been approved by the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) as part of the Responsible Vendor Program. All owners, managers, and employees of dispensaries in Illinois are required...

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Americans for Safe Access Applauds Passage of MORE Act in House Judiciary Committee

| September 30, 2021 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) applauds the passage of H.R. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act), in the House Judiciary Committee today. In December 2020, the MORE Act was passed on the full...

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Americans for Safe Access and CannaKeys Partner Together to Bring Cannabis Research to Patients, Healthcare Professionals, and Policy Makers

| September 01, 2021 |

Washington, DC - Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and CannaKeys are partnering together to help broaden access to cannabis research and demystify the science of cannabis to support improved patient outcomes. As part of this partnership, all ASA members will...

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ASA Submits Comments to White House on Impact of Federal Cannabis Policies on Patients

| August 06, 2021 |

Washington DC -- Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) submitted comments to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in response to the White House’s request for comments issued on July 7. The focus of the request for public...

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Americans for Safe Access and Cannabis Patient Care™ Form Partnership to Share Medical Cannabis Content

| July 27, 2021 |

Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists, and concerned citizens promoting safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research and Cannabis Patient Care™, a leading multimedia platform dedicated...

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Senate Leader Unveils Draft Legislation that Builds on the MORE Act

| July 14, 2021 |

Today, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with colleagues Cory Booker (NJ) and Ron Wyden (OR), introduced a discussion draft of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act. The long-awaited introduction of this discussion draft invites input from other members of...

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| April 26, 2021 |

WASHINGTON, DC — On April 28 and 29 of this year, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will hold its 9th annual National Medical Cannabis Unity conference. For the last 8 years, ASA has brought together medical cannabis patients, caregivers, veterans, advocates,...

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Americans for Safe Access Becomes First and Only Accredited Cannabis Standard Setting Body

| April 20, 2021 |

ASA’s Product Safety Certification Program, PFC, Internationally Recognized Washington, DC —  American’s for Safe Access has achieved accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17065:2012 (Certificate #5284.01) standard for certifying bodies through their PFC Program. PFC is the first and only compliance program...

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