Pages tagged "Americans for Safe Access (ASA)"

ASA Works to Build the Base in MT

| March 12, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1329" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer"][/caption]ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer testified before the Montana Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday in opposition to HB 161, a bill that would repeal the state’s six-year old medical cannabis law, before setting...

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Maryland Legislator Fights for Patients’ Right to Cultivate

| February 25, 2011 |

Aimed at establishing the right for patients to reliably and affordably obtain medical marijuana, Maryland House Deputy Majority Whip Delegate Cheryl Glenn (D-Baltimore) introduced an amendment today to a proposed bill to ensure that patients have the right to cultivate...

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Excerpt from Boot Camp: Realizing the Vision

| February 24, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1288" align="alignnone" width="150" caption="Activist Boot Camp in LA"][/caption]This is an excerpt from the openning chapter of the 200-page workbook from ASA's Activist Boot Camp. The next nationwide events will be Marh 19-20. look for local announcements.--- from "The Medical...

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Activist Boot Camp

| February 16, 2011 |

 This weekend, patients and advocates in more than twenty cities and nine different states will participate in ASA’s National Call to Action: Activist Boot Camp, the nation’s first virtual skills-building conference for medical cannabis activists. The Activist Boot Camp is...

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Trouble in Montana

| February 13, 2011 |

Medical cannabis patients and advocates all over the country should be paying attention to what is happening in Montana right now. The House of Representatives voted to repeal the state’s medical cannabis law on Thursday. If the Senate follows suit,...

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Melissa Etheridge picks ASA

| February 10, 2011 |

Singer, songwriter, and medical cannabis patient Melissa Etheridge picked Americans for Safe Access (ASA) to be her charity partner in promoting a groundbreaking new documentary about women and breast cancer. You can pick ASA to receive 10% of the proceeds...

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SB 129 – Stop Workplace Discrimination

| January 30, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1222" align="alignnone" width="240" caption="CA Senator Mark Leno"][/caption]Employers in California can fire a legal medical cannabis patient, even if he or she does not use medicine in the workplace or come to work impaired. Patients facing termination or random drug...

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Steph Sherer on Patient Privacy in the Huffington Post

| January 27, 2011 |

ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer talks about the priority of medical cannabis patient privacy in state regulations. Read what she has to say about the proposed regulations in Colorado in "Patient Privacy Should be at the Heart of Medical Marijuana...

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Montel Williams in LA

| January 22, 2011 |

Talk show host and medical cannabis patient Montel Williams told the Los Angeles City Council on Friday that an amendment to the city’s Medical Cannabis Ordinance (MCO) establishing a lottery to select one hundred patients’ collectives will do little to...

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ASA protests in MI and NV

| January 15, 2011 |

Medical cannabis patients in Michigan are upset that the US Department of Justice wants the state to turn over the names of legal medical cannabis patients in that state. This latest escalation in federal interference and intimidation brought protesters out...

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