Pages tagged "AB 258"

Aspergillus and Organ Transplants

| September 20, 2021 |

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Grassroots action stopped a 10% excise tax on legal medicine

| June 26, 2016 |

Medical cannabis patients scored a huge victory in California last week, when the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee rejected SB 987. That bill by Assembly Member Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) would have imposed a statewide excise tax of 10% on medical...

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Effective grassroots advocacy gave a 51-year old mother and grandmother a chance to survive

| December 14, 2015 |

UPDATE: ASA is happy to report that Tamra received her organ transplant in June and is currently recovering at home. Hers is the first life saved by AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act! Norman Smith died from inoperable...

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California Legislative Roundup 2015

| September 12, 2015 |

The California Legislature adjourned tonight, following a session that included more than a dozen bills concerning medical cannabis. Patients, providers, and other stakeholders scored some big victories in Sacramento this year, and now we have important work to do. ASA...

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Medical cannabis news and events from around the state

| July 06, 2015 |

This may be your last chance to email Governor Brown and ask him to sign the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act (AB 258). Patients who legally use medical cannabis in California are routinely denied a place on the national organ...

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California State Senate Passes AB 258 With Overwhelming Majority

| June 23, 2015 |

The California Senate approved AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, earlier today by a margin of 33-1.  AB 258 prohibits discrimination against medical cannabis patients in the organ transplant process, unless a doctor has determined that medical cannabis...

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Tell Governor Brown to Sign AB 258

| June 22, 2015 |

ASA expects the California Senate to approve AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, some time today. This ASA-sponsored legislation will prohibit discrimination against medical cannabis patients in the organ transplant process. The bill goes next to the Governor,...

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Support AB 258 in the California Senate

| June 15, 2015 |

Hundreds of medical cannabis patients and advocates will be visiting the state Capitol this afternoon to talk with lawmakers about medical cannabis legislation. One of the most important bills on the table is AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant...

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AB 258 by CA Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael)

| June 12, 2015 |

Legislation sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA) entered the home stretch on Wednesday when the California Senate Health Committee approved AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act. The bill by Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) will protect...

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Lobby day next week, live Google Hangout tomorrow, and the petition for AB 258 today…

| June 08, 2015 |

The California Citizen Lobby Day is just one week away! That means it is time for you to get signed up on the event web page at http://CaliforniaCitizenLobbyDay.org/register using your home address, so that we have time to schedule a meeting for you...

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