United Nations Considers Cannabis as Medicine; Removes Cannabis from Schedule In Historic Decision

| December 02, 2020 |

Removing from Schedule IV Will Have Far Reaching Impact on Medical Cannabis Patients Around the World Washington, DC -- Today, a historic decision by the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) was made when it adopted the World Health Organization’s...

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The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs May Consider Removing Cannabis from Schedule IV on Dec. 2

| December 01, 2020 |

ASA Urges the U.S. to Adopt the World Health Organization’s Recommendations  Washington, DC -- On December 2, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will meet in Vienna, Austria and may consider adopting the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendations...

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Americans for Safe Access Join Forces with Leaf411 on Medical Cannabis Affordability Program

| October 23, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the leading advocacy organization working to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic use and research, and Leaf411, a premiere nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education and directional support to...

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CannaSafe Analytics Achieves Dual PFC Certification

| October 09, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- We are pleased to announce that CannaSafe Analytics of Van Nuys, CA has been certified for laboratory analysis of cannabis products under our PFC laboratory certification program. They also become the first facility in the country to...

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Viridis Labs Achieves Dual PFC/ISO 17025 Certification

| September 17, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- Viridis Laboratories of Lansing, MI has been certified for laboratory analysis of cannabis products under our dual PFC/ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation program in partnership with the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). PFC is the only nonprofit third-party certification program for the...

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ASA Files Amicus Brief to Highlight Plight of Medical Cannabis Patients

| September 14, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the leading medical cannabis advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic use and research, with the pro bono support of attorneys in Goodwin’s cannabis and appellate practice groups,...

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Americans for Safe Access Unveils 2020 Report Cards Analyzing Medical Cannabis Programs Across the United States

| September 10, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- Today, during the National Cannabis Policy Summit online event, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is releasing an important report titled, “2020 State of the States Report: An Analysis of Medical Cannabis Access in the United States”. Every...

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Americans for Safe Access and The Cannigma Join Forces to Co-produce Podcasts for Cannabis Patients, Caregivers, Providers, and Supporters

| August 19, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- Last week, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the leading advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic use and research, and The Cannigma, a premier website dedicated to educating their audience about the healing properties of...

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

| April 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...

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COVID19 State Emergency Plans Confirm Medical Cannabis is Essential

| March 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....

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