Pages tagged "California"

Lobby day next week, live Google Hangout tomorrow, and the petition for AB 258 today…

| June 08, 2015 |

The California Citizen Lobby Day is just one week away! That means it is time for you to get signed up on the event web page at using your home address, so that we have time to schedule a meeting for you...

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Only two weeks left until the California Citizen Lobby Day in Sacramento!

| June 01, 2015 |

You have a chance to shape the future of medical cannabis in California in just two weeks. That’s when hundreds of patients and advocates will be in Sacramento to talk with their lawmakers about more than a dozen bills touching almost...

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Get registered for the biggest and most important medical cannabis lobby day yet

| May 27, 2015 |

I want to invite you to get registered for the California Citizen Lobby Day on June 15 in Sacramento. Our fourth annual medical cannabis lobby day will be the biggest and most important one yet. We need hundreds of patients, advocates, industry...

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Medical cannabis news and events form around California

| May 25, 2015 |

Voters legalized medical cannabis in California when they approved the Compassionate Use Act (Proposition 215) in 1996.  That was a milestone for patients, but only the beginning of a long campaign to fully implement medical cannabis laws at he local...

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Medical cannabis news and events form around California

| May 18, 2015 |

ASA believes that good public policy is created when those who are most affected by laws and regulations have a seat at the table. That is why it is so important that California lawmakers hear your voice this year –...

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ASA adds workshops to CA lobby day to support local advocacy

| May 11, 2015 |

The California Citizen Lobby Day is just one month away. Get registered now so that we have time to schedule an appointment for you with your state Assembly Member and Senator on Monday, June 15. We are requesting a $25 donation to...

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News, events, action alerts, court support, and more

| May 04, 2015 |

Please join me for a live online broadcast entitled “California Lawmakers: Medical Cannabis is Medicine for Real” on Thursday, May 7, and 7:00 PM. I will be talking about the need to treat medical cannabis like other herbal medicine when...

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Be a part of the biggest and most important medical cannabis lobby day yet

| April 30, 2015 |

I am happy to report that the California Assembly just adopted AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act by a vote of 52 to 8! This ASA-sponsored legislation will reduce unnecessary suffering and preventable death by ending pervasive discrimination...

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Medical cannabis news & events from California

| April 27, 2015 |

Registration for the California Citizen Lobby Day, June 14-15, in Sacramento will begin this week. This two-day event will be the biggest and most important lobby day yet. We will have workshops on local regulations and voter initiatives, special legislative briefings,...

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Obama, federal court, the state legislature, & more

| April 20, 2015 |

When asked if he supported the CARERS Act, in an interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta last night, President Obama said “I think carefully prescribed medical use of marijuana may in fact be appropriate and we should follow the science as...

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