U.S. Non-Profit Certification Program Joins Forces with International Standards Group

| October 23, 2018 |

Contact: Reenal Doshi | 202-857-4272 x.4 | [email protected] This week, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International), a global standards organization, and the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) announced a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on...

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Americans for Safe Access Launches 2018 Medical Cannabis Voter Scorecard

| October 04, 2018 |

Contact: Reenal Doshi | [email protected] | (202) 857-4272 x4 Washington, DC – Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) launched its Vote Medical Marijuana voter guide. The campaign features an interactive online voter's guide that grades members of Congress on their votes...

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UCBA Announces Launch of Americans for Safe Access LA Chapter

| September 14, 2018 |

Contact: Debbie Churgai | 202-857-4272 x.8 | [email protected] (ASA National Office) Contact: Naomi Seligman | 310-617-4577 | [email protected] (LA ASA Chapter rep) LOS ANGELES (Sept 14, 2018) -- The United Cannabis Business Association (UCBA) will join forces with the Americans for...

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Illinois Takes Huge Step Forward in Combating Opioid Crisis with Medical Cannabis

| August 28, 2018 |

Contact: David Mangone | [email protected] | 202-857-4272 ext. 5 Americans for Safe Access Calls on All States to End Pain, Not Lives by Passing Similar Legislation Chicago, IL — Today at the Chicago Recovery Alliance, a nonprofit that oversees programs...

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California Laboratory Achieves National Certification

| August 02, 2018 |

For Immediate Release: August 1st, 2018 Contact: Heather Despres | [email protected] California Laboratory Achieves National Certification Los Angeles, CA – Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is pleased to announce that Consumer Safety Analytics (AKA CannaSafe) Laboratory of Van Nuys, California has...

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FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis

| June 27, 2018 |

Washington, DC — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug that contains an active ingredient derived from the cannabis plant. The drug, Epidiolex, an oral solution containing cannabidiol (CBD), will be the first and only FDA-approved CBD...

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Senators Warren and Gardner Release STATES Act to Respect State Cannabis Laws

| June 07, 2018 |

Washington, DC — U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act) to respect state determinations about cannabis policy. The bill was also introduced in the House of...

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The World Health Organization Takes First Steps to Reschedule Cannabis

| June 05, 2018 |

International Medical Cannabis Advocates Address WHO Committee Set to Advise UN Geneva, Switzerland — Yesterday, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), along with members of the International Medical Cannabis Patients Coalition (IMCPC), attended and delivered testimony at the 40th meeting of...

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Medical Cannabis Patients, Medical Professionals, Advocates, and Industry Leaders Converge at National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference in D.C.

| May 17, 2018 |

May 22 - May 25, 2018Contact: Debbie Churgai | 202-857-4272 x.8 | [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC — Starting on Tuesday, May 22nd and running until Friday, May 25th, medical cannabis patients, advocates, medical and legal professionals, and industry business leaders will...

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Americans For Safe Access Responds to Trump’s Commitment to Respect State Cannabis Laws

| April 13, 2018 |

Washington, DC — Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) revealed today that in a recent phone conversation with President Trump, the President expressed support for letting states decide their own policies when it comes to cannabis. Senator Gardner has been blocking the...

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