Pages tagged "AB 1894"

Grassroots power worked this year

| September 01, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: Grassroots power worked this year State & Local News: National, state, and local news from communities all over California Public Meetings & Events: Online, Riverside, and Washington, DC Court Support: Sacramento Take Action Now: Organ transplants and Measure S...

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What about next year?

| August 24, 2014 |

The California Assembly Appropriations Committee held SB 1262 (Correa/Ammiano) in committee on August 15, meaning the bill will not proceed to the floor for a vote or be adopted this year. The controversial bill would have regulated doctors who recommend...

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State Regulations Moving Forward

| June 30, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: State Regulations Moving Forward California & National News Public Meetings & Events Court Support Take Action Now ASA Website Spotlight: ASA Condition-based Booklets ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings    Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San...

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Big news in California

| June 01, 2014 |

I hope you have all heard the big news from Washington, DC, last week. The US House of Representatives voted to end funding for federal medical cannabis enforcement in states where it is legal. This is a major victory for...

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ASA California Roundup: May 12, 2014

| May 12, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Don’t regulate medical marijuana like alcoholCalifornia News Congress Says “No” To VA Doctors’ Abilities To Recommend Pot To Vets (National) Law enforcement, cannabis industry support Evans’ drug storage bill (California) California's Police Fear Weed...

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California’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is the wrong place for medicine

| May 06, 2014 |

AB 1894, a bill by California Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), is designed to better regulate commercial medical cannabis activity in California. That is long overdue, and Assembly Member Ammiano is to be commended on his leadership on the...

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Regulations are good for patients

| April 25, 2014 |

Voters in California adopted the county’s first medical cannabis law in 1996, but the state has lagged behind in implementing it. The Medical Marijuana Program Act (SB 420), adopted by the legislature in 2003, recognized cooperative and collective patients’ associations,...

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ASA California Roundup: April 14, 2014

| April 14, 2014 |

Message from the CA Director - A New Medical Cannabis Bill in CACalifornia News Medical-Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill (National) California Gets Stricter Medical Marijuana Regulations (California) Marijuana: Another Contributor to California's Drought (California) How medical marijuana is helping...

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2014 Legislation

| March 17, 2014 |

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