Report: Zero Medical Cannabis Markets Are Fully Meeting Patients’ Needs

By TG Branfalt for Ganjapreneur

The medical cannabis advocacy group Americans for Safe Access has released its annual “State of the States” report, which grades the states on their medical cannabis access options, and zero U.S. states or territories received an “A” from the organization.

In its annual “State of the States” report, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) issued 13 failing grades to state medical cannabis programs, with Idaho and Nebraska both receiving a zero as the last two remaining states with no medical cannabis access. 

In the report, ASA gave failing grades to Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. 

No state received an “A” grade, with Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, and Rhode Island earning B-pluses – the highest grade given on the ASA report card.  

The ASA also issued grades for the medical cannabis programs of U.S. territories, including the Commonwealth of the Northern Marina Islands (D+), Guam (C-), Puerto Rico (D), and the Virgin Islands (D+).

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