Pages tagged "ASA Chapters"

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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Activist Spotlight: Bunny Hethcox, Columbus, Wisconsin

| May 08, 2013 |

Bunny Hethcox is a 54-year-old mother of two and grandmother of six. A real estate broker for 17 years, Bunny taught her kids drugs were bad. But Bunny also suffers from fibromyalgia, PTSD, depression and anxiety, and one day while...

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Why I'm Attending the California Summit

| May 01, 2013 |

I am so excited to be attending the ASA California Medical Cannabis Policy Summit and Lobby Day this weekend.  The event last year was absolutely brilliant.  Steph and the Sacramento ASA Chapter did an outstanding job organizing the event, and...

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Why I am Going to Sacramento

| April 09, 2013 |

Nothing happens in the state legislature just because it should. Sometimes laws get passed because those with a financial interest in the outcome influence lawmakers. In some cases, political favors get traded to get something done. And all too often,...

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Let's Continue to Fight for Safe Access - Join ASA Today

| March 12, 2013 |

On her 30th birthday (March 19 in 2012), doctors discovered a cancerous mass in my sister's right breast.  She was rushed to the emergency room for an emergency mastectomy and was newly pregnant at the time.  For a grueling year,...

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Social Media Roundup - Day 1 of #Unity13

| February 23, 2013 |

[View the story "National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference #Unity13 Kick Off" on Storify]

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City Council Repeals LA Ban, Now It’s Time to Regulate

| October 03, 2012 |

The Los Angeles City Council voted to repeal an ordinance banning medical cannabis patients’ cooperatives and collectives yesterday, clearing the way for a new ordinance to regulate hundreds of facilities in the city. The City Council adopted the ban in...

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LA advocates turn to the people to stop the ban

| August 29, 2012 |

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and coalition partners in the City of Los Angeles will submit more than 50,000 signatures on Thursday calling for a voter referendum to overturn the city’s recent ban on patients’ cooperatives and collectives. It took...

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DuffyHoax Revealed - Medical Cannabis Advocates Explain It All

| August 16, 2012 |

On October 7, 2011, at a press conference in Sacramento, US Attorney Laura Duffy, along with several other US Attorneys, announced a statewide crackdown on medical cannabis cooperatives, collectives, gardens, and others.Without citing any specific violations in state law, Duffy's office claimed all...

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Cannabis News Around the Nation

| August 03, 2012 |

Two weeks of medical cannabis news in review. Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Protect Landlords of Compliant Medical Marijuana Businesses - ASA PR Michigan court rules localities cannot use federal law as an excuse for violating state laws protecting medical cannabis...

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