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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Research Continues to Show Benefits of Cannabis in Fighting the Opioid Crisis

| April 03, 2018 |

Washington, DC —  New research has been released that further highlights the potential role of medical cannabis in combating the Nation’s opioid crisis . Two studies, published on April 2nd  by the Journal of the American Medical Association reveal a...

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House Passes Budget with Medical Cannabis Protection Amendment

| March 22, 2018 |

Media Advisory for: March 22, 2018 Contact: David Mangone | [email protected] | 202-618-6975 House Passes Budget with Medical Cannabis Protection Amendment Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment will Protect Patients from AG Sessions until September Washington, D.C. — Today, after months of debate and...

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State of the States’ Medical Cannabis Programs

| February 28, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, DC — February 28, 2018 — Today the medical cannabis advocacy organization, Americans for Safe Access, released its annual report entitled “Medical Marijuana Access in the United States: A Patient-Focused Analysis of the Patchwork of State Laws.” The report examines...

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Americans for Safe Access Announces Partnership with Releaf App Aimed at Creating a New Class of Patient-Focused Dispensaries

| February 26, 2018 |

Washington, D.C. - February 21, 2018 -- Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a non-profit organization promoting safe and legal access to medical cannabis since  2002, and Releaf App, an experience tracking tool for cannabis patients, officially announced their partnership...

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DEA’s Internal Review Process Results in Removal of Misinformation about Cannabis from Website

| February 08, 2018 |

Americans for Safe Access Applauds Action and Calls Upon Congress to Take Note WASHINGTON, DC — In a letter dated January 26th, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical...

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Virginia Paves Road for Medical Marijuana in Conservative States

| February 05, 2018 |

Bill Allowing All Physicians to Recommend Cannabis Oils Passes House and Senate Richmond VA — Today, the Virginia General Assembly Senate passed SB726 by a vote of 40 to 0. Last week, the companion bill passed the House of Delegates unanimously...

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Sessions’ Actions Against Cole Memo Triggers Call to Action from Medical Cannabis Advocates

| January 04, 2018 |

Still Protected by the CJS Amendment, Patients Prepare for A Return to Pre-Cole World Washington D.C. — As first reported by the Associated Press, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is planning on rescinding the 2013 memo created by then Deputy Attorney...

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Victory for Veterans as VA Changes Policy on Medical Cannabis

| December 20, 2017 |

Washington D.C. —  On December 8, 2017, the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) quietly updated their policy in regards to VA doctors having discussions with veterans about medical cannabis, and clarified VA policy regarding access to Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...

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