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

| March 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....

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COVID-19 Press Release

| March 16, 2020 |

Medical Cannabis Patient Advocates Call on Governors to Protect Patients Amid Covid-19 Outbreak Americans for Safe Access Provides Governors, Mayors, Medical Cannabis Program Directors with Action List  Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) sent out a letter today...

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Keystone State Testing Lab Receives National Certification from Patient Focused Certification Program

| March 16, 2020 |

Washington, DC -- We are pleased to announce that Keystone State Testing Laboratory of Harrisburg, PA has been certified for laboratory analysis of cannabis products under our dual Patient Focused Certification (PFC)/ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation program in partnership with the...

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Colorado Cannabis Laboratory Achieves National Certification

| January 09, 2020 |

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is pleased to announce that PhytaTech Laboratory of Denver, CO has been certified for laboratory analysis of cannabis products under ASA’s dual Patient Focused Certification (PFC)/ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation program that is done through the...

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ASA Applauds Passage of MORE Act in House Committee

| November 20, 2019 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) applauds the passage of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act), in the House Judiciary Committee today. The act, which includes elements from several cannabis-reform bills recently put...

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

| October 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...

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

| September 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...

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