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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ASA Urges FDA to Implement Good Manufacturing Principles for Vaporization Products

| September 18, 2019 |

Washington, DC — In a letter to the heads of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Americans for Safe Access calls for the...

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Americans for Safe Access Unveils Medical Cannabis Patient’s Guide for U.S. Travel 

| August 29, 2019 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has released The Medical Cannabis Patient’s Guide for U.S. Travel in conjunction with the start of Labor Day weekend. This guide will help traveling patients understand the laws regarding access to cannabis...

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DEA Announces Plan to Promulgate Regulations for the Approval of New Cannabis Cultivation Facility Licenses for Scientific Research

| August 27, 2019 |

Washington, DC -- According to a press release by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, the Drug Enforcement Administration has filed a notice in the Federal Register of its intention to promulgate regulations that govern the growing of cannabis...

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ASA Unveils 2019 Report Cards for U.S. Medical Cannabis Programs

| August 06, 2019 |

Washington, DC -- Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has released its 2019 report card titled,  “2019 State of the States Report: An Analysis of Medical Cannabis Access in the United States” in conjunction with the start of the National Conference...

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​​Montana Laboratory Achieves National Certification

| July 11, 2019 |

Olney, MT – Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is pleased to announce that Stillwater Laboratory of Olney, MT has been certified for laboratory analysis of cannabis products under ASA’s Patient Focused Certification (PFC) program and ISO/IEC 17025 through a dual accreditation program conducted with...

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Americans for Safe Access and Aurelius Data Join Forces to Create a Research Platform to Benefit Cannabis Patients

| June 11, 2019 |

Washington, D.C. - 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 Aurelius Data, Inc.(AD), the premier patient perception big data company, and announced...

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ASA Releases Patient’s Guide to CBD in Response to FDA Public Hearing

| June 04, 2019 |

Contact: Reenal Doshi, [email protected], (202) 857-4272 x. 4 Washington, DC —  Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has released the Patient’s Guide to CBD in response to the May 31 public hearing at the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regarding products containing...

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