Patient Guides

These publications are designed to introduce cannabis medicines to patients who are new to cannabis or looking to expand their scientific knowledge.


ASA conducts and compiles research on issues affecting medical cannabis patients across the country.

Condition-based Booklets

ASA's Condition-Based booklets summarize the history of medical cannabis and the recent research used to treat a variety of conditions, including Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Pain, Arthritis, Gastro-Intestinal Disorders, Movement Disorders, HIV/AIDS, and conditions related to Aging.

Fact Sheets

Issue-based one pagers on a variety of medical cannabis areas.

State Legal Manuals

These exhaustive state legal manuals give you the nuts and bolts of medical marijuana law in all Medical Cannabis States: becoming a patient and caregiver, legal defense, and organizing for successful court solidarity among other useful items.


An archive of ASA newsletters, containing updates, action items and other organizing news. Every month ASA publishes an Activist Newsletter and every quarter we publish a Federal Newsletter.