Pages tagged "AB 258"

Only two weeks left until the California Citizen Lobby Day in Sacramento!

| June 01, 2015 |

You have a chance to shape the future of medical cannabis in California in just two weeks. That’s when hundreds of patients and advocates will be in Sacramento to talk with their lawmakers about more than a dozen bills touching almost...

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Medical cannabis news and events form around California

| May 18, 2015 |

ASA believes that good public policy is created when those who are most affected by laws and regulations have a seat at the table. That is why it is so important that California lawmakers hear your voice this year –...

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News, events, action alerts, court support, and more

| May 04, 2015 |

Please join me for a live online broadcast entitled “California Lawmakers: Medical Cannabis is Medicine for Real” on Thursday, May 7, and 7:00 PM. I will be talking about the need to treat medical cannabis like other herbal medicine when...

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Be a part of the biggest and most important medical cannabis lobby day yet

| April 30, 2015 |

I am happy to report that the California Assembly just adopted AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act by a vote of 52 to 8! This ASA-sponsored legislation will reduce unnecessary suffering and preventable death by ending pervasive discrimination...

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Medical cannabis news & events from California

| April 27, 2015 |

Registration for the California Citizen Lobby Day, June 14-15, in Sacramento will begin this week. This two-day event will be the biggest and most important lobby day yet. We will have workshops on local regulations and voter initiatives, special legislative briefings,...

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Sign the petition to support AB 258 & save lives!

| April 06, 2015 |

The California Assembly Health Committee will vote tomorrow on AB 258, ASA-sponsored legislation that will help to reduce needless suffering and preventable death by protecting medical cannabis patients from discrimination in the organ transplant process. Patients are routinely denied a place...

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Senator Boxer supports CARERS as ASA members head to DC!

| March 23, 2015 |

California Senator Barbara Boxer is supporting the CARERS Act in Congress. It is great to see one of our state Senators standing up for our voter-approved medical cannabis laws! I will be with hundreds of other advocates in Washington, DC, this week...

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Do you want to talk about medical cannabis in CA?

| March 02, 2015 |

Do you want to talk to other patients, advocates, and professionals about medical cannabis in California? There is a lot to talk about! The campaign to pass the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act is underway, and lawmakers in Sacramento have introduced eleven other bills related...

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Sign the petition for AB 258 and send it to your friends

| February 23, 2015 |

I need your help to make sure that the state legislature passes AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, this year. Can you sign ASA’s online petition in support if the bill, and then ask your friends and loved ones to...

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Important developments in the federal courts and the state legislature

| February 16, 2015 |

ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer visited six cities in California last week to talk about local and state medical cannabis policies. ASA will be reporting back on what she heard from members about our proposed “Points of Unity” for commercial...

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