Pages tagged "Americans for Safe Access"

How are you celebrating today?

| April 19, 2015 |

Today is the 13th anniversary of the founding of Americans for Safe Access (ASA), which has become the nation’s largest and most influential patient advocacy group. ASA wants to say a very special thank you to the members, donors, and volunteers...

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ASA California Roundup: April 21, 2014

| April 21, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Is an ASA Chapter, Action Group, or Affiliate Right for Your Community?California News Support building to fix state medical pot system (California) Local Government Groups Join in Effort to Establish Clear Regulations for Medical...

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What’s YOUR New Year’s resolution?

| December 31, 2013 |

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions! We have had an amazing year and we are closer than ever to meeting our national goals. But we still have a lot to do! As 2014 draws near, it is a good...

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National Survey on Medical Cannabis Policy!

| December 23, 2013 |

At Americans for Safe Access (ASA), our policy staff regularly weighs in on medical cannabis policy. From new legislation and regulations to amendments to existing medical cannabis laws, our staff are guiding lawmakers and regulators on crafting laws that work for patients....

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American Herbal Pharmacopoeia monograph lays scientific foundation for quality assurance and expanded research

| December 11, 2013 |

In an historic move, the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) released the first installation of a two-part Cannabis monograph today that classifies cannabis (marijuana) as a botanical medicine, alongside many other widely accepted Complementary and Alternative Medicines. The monograph, entitled Standards of...

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Join ASA today & we might see you in Washington, DC!

| October 30, 2013 |

Join or renew your ASA memberships today and you'll have a chance to win a free trip to our national conference in Washington, D.C.! For over a decade, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has been fighting to protect patients' rights...

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Let's Get Jerry Out of Prison!

| July 08, 2013 |

Jerry Duval (left) with his son JeremyLast month, on June 11th, Michigan medical marijuana patient Jerry Duval surrendered to federal authorities to serve a whopping 10-year prison sentence, even though he was never in violation of the state's medical marijuana...

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National Lawyers Guild Report Condemns Federal Marijuana Policy, Calls for Reclassification of Marijuana for Medical Use

| June 26, 2013 |

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) -- the country's oldest and largest public interest and human rights bar organization -- issued a report yesterday addressing the federal government's flawed policy on marijuana. According to its author NLG Senior Researcher Traci Yoder,...

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Compassionate Idaho is Now a Chapter of ASA

| June 06, 2013 |

We have Exciting news to share!! Compassionate Idaho is now a chapter of Americans For Safe Access (ASA)! This is exciting for us for a number of reasons but it is an honor to be a chapter of such a...

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Regulate Pot, Don’t Prosecute It

| June 04, 2013 |

It seems that area law enforcement has not yet learned the value of working WITH the local community.Thursday's raid on The Greener Side, a medical marijuana resource center, can hardly be considered a top priority. With law enforcement services severely cut across the state,...

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