Pages tagged "Americans for Safe Access (ASA)"

Research Gone Awry

| April 19, 2014 |

NBC’s Today Show camera crew was five minutes away when the producer called to say they were killing the story. They’d looked more closely at the instantly infamous study that claimed to find differences in the brains of 20 casual...

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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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Tune in Tonight for Our Live Google Hangout with Leading Medical, Scientific Experts to Discuss New Cannabis Monograph

| December 12, 2013 |

Tonight ASA is hosting a Google Hangout at 5:30pm PT (8:30pm ET) with a panel of leading medical and scientific experts to discuss by video the new cannabis monograph from the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP), an authoritative compendium of scientific data, including long-awaited standards for the...

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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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Taking your seat at the table in California - August 12

| June 22, 2013 |

There is an important conversation about medical cannabis happening in Sacramento right now. That conversation will affect how medical cannabis patients get their medicine, who regulates the field, whether or not every community will have safe and dignified access, and...

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U.S. Supreme Makes it More Difficult for Federal Judges to Impose Mandatory Minimum Sentences

| June 20, 2013 |

Federal medical marijuana defendants and those who are particularly vulnerable to federal prosecution can now breathe a little bit easier. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in the case of Alleyne v. United States, which has...

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What's the Cost?

| June 13, 2013 |

Did you know that the Department of Justice has already spent nearly a half a billion dollars fighting medical cannabis? Did you know that the Obama Administration spent over half of that money on medical cannabis investigations, paramilitary-style raids, prosecutions,...

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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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