Pages tagged "California"

The California legislature has a full plate this year when it comes to medical cannabis

| July 16, 2015 |

The California State Legislature will adjourn for their summer recess tomorrow, following a flurry of activity surrounding medical cannabis. Legislative policy committees have approved at least eight bills that touch on almost every aspect of the issue. These bills are...

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Attention California: Raid Alert in Humboldt County

| July 13, 2015 |

There is currently a raid in progress in Humboldt County, CA.  A large convey and at least one helicopter are present in the Bald Hills Rd. area of Klamath River basin.  Agencies include Yurok Tribal police, Humboldt County Sheriffs office, Department...

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Medical cannabis news and events from around the state

| July 13, 2015 |

The California legislative calendar is filling up, as lawmakers get ready for the summer recess on July 17. Four medical cannabis bills had committee hearings last week, and there are four more scheduled for this week. Lawmakers seem determined to...

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California Law Will End Discrimination Against Medical Cannabis Patients in the Organ Transplant Process

| July 06, 2015 |

Sacramento, CA - Today Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act.  AB 258 prohibits discrimination against medical cannabis patients in the organ transplant process, unless a doctor has determined that medical cannabis use is clinically significant...

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Medical cannabis news and events from around the state

| July 06, 2015 |

This may be your last chance to email Governor Brown and ask him to sign the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act (AB 258). Patients who legally use medical cannabis in California are routinely denied a place on the national organ...

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Federal progress, more scrutiny, & raids in CA all call for sensible medical cannabis regulations

| June 29, 2015 |

Federal momentum behind medical cannabis reform continues to build. Last week, the White House lifted bureaucratic hurdles to scientific research. But with progress comes more scrutiny. One national study spotlighted serious inconsistencies in the way edibles are labeled for potency...

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California State Senate Passes AB 258 With Overwhelming Majority

| June 23, 2015 |

The California Senate approved AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, earlier today by a margin of 33-1.  AB 258 prohibits discrimination against medical cannabis patients in the organ transplant process, unless a doctor has determined that medical cannabis...

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Tell Governor Brown to Sign AB 258

| June 22, 2015 |

ASA 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,...

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Support AB 258 in the California Senate

| June 15, 2015 |

Hundreds of medical cannabis patients and advocates will be visiting the state Capitol this afternoon to talk with lawmakers about medical cannabis legislation. One of the most important bills on the table is AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant...

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AB 258 by CA Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael)

| June 12, 2015 |

Legislation sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA) entered the home stretch on Wednesday when the California Senate Health Committee approved AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act. The bill by Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) will protect...

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