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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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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