Pages tagged "California Weekly Roundup"

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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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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CA cities and counties crack down on medical cannabis

| April 13, 2015 |

The trend in cities and counties last week was to crack down on medical cannabis cultivation and distribution. San Joaquin County is moving to ban all cultivation, except by commercially licensed providers. That is bad news for patients who want...

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Sign the petition to support AB 258 & save lives!

| April 06, 2015 |

The California Assembly Health Committee will vote tomorrow on AB 258, ASA-sponsored legislation that will help to reduce needless suffering and preventable death by protecting medical cannabis patients from discrimination in the organ transplant process. Patients are routinely denied a place...

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Hello from Washington, DC

| March 30, 2015 |

Hello from Washington, DC. ASA’s National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference is underway! I am going to the US Capitol Building with almost 100 Californians tomorrow for our third annual Citizen Lobby Day to support the CARERS Act – an unprecedented bill that would finally...

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Senator Boxer supports CARERS as ASA members head to DC!

| March 23, 2015 |

California Senator Barbara Boxer is supporting the CARERS Act in Congress. It is great to see one of our state Senators standing up for our voter-approved medical cannabis laws! I will be with hundreds of other advocates in Washington, DC, this week...

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Let's see some CA in DC

| March 16, 2015 |

Are you one of the Californians getting ready for ASA’s National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference and Citizen Lobby Day in Washington, DC? I would like to see hundreds of patients, doctors, industry workers, and grassroots advocates at the conference and in the...

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CA cities: License, ban, or let voters decide?

| March 09, 2015 |

California communities are still grappling with medical cannabis in the absence of a statewide licensing and regulation program. Dispensary applications in San Diego continue to move forward, clearing an important legal hurdle last week. Voters in Riverside and Yucca Valley...

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