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Tell Governor Brown to Sign AB 258

CA Gov. BrownASA 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, who has twelve days to sign or veto the bill. You can send a message to Governor Brown asking him to sign the bill right now:

http://www.safeaccessnow.org/tell_ca_governor_brown_to_sign_ab_258

ASA wants to say a special thank you to thousands of members and friends who made phone calls, sent emails, and signed a petition in support of the bill. We are especially grateful for 200 patients and advocates who visited Senate offices in support of AB 258 on Monday as part of the California Citizen Lobby Day. Well done!

ASA will announce the outcome of the Senate vote on AB 258 as soon as we know. You can get all of the latest medical cannabis news in California on our email discussion list or Twitter feed.

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LAW WOULD CREATE CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF MARIJUANA REGULATION (REALLY)

By Dennis Romero LA Weekly

California, God bless her, is often a global tastemaker. And in the field of medical marijuana, the Golden State was the first state in America to legalize it.

But that's about all we did.

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Historic California medical cannabis regulations advance

By David Downs San Francisco Gate 

California lawmakers have reached a historic compromise on regulating the world’s largest medical pot economy — paving the way for recreational legalization in 2016.

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