Pages tagged "California Weekly Roundup"

Do you want to talk about medical cannabis in CA?

| March 02, 2015 |

Do you want to talk to other patients, advocates, and professionals about medical cannabis in California? There is a lot to talk about! The campaign to pass the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act is underway, and lawmakers in Sacramento have introduced eleven other bills related...

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Sign the petition for AB 258 and send it to your friends

| February 23, 2015 |

I need your help to make sure that the state legislature passes AB 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, this year. Can you sign ASA’s online petition in support if the bill, and then ask your friends and loved ones to...

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Important developments in the federal courts and the state legislature

| February 16, 2015 |

ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer visited six cities in California last week to talk about local and state medical cannabis policies. ASA will be reporting back on what she heard from members about our proposed “Points of Unity” for commercial...

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ASA's organ transplant bill introduced, Steph Sherer tours CA

| February 11, 2015 |

California Assembly Member Marc Levin (D-San Rafael) has just introduced ASA-sponsored legislation to protect medical cannabis patients who need an organ transplant from life-threatening discrimination. Legal patients can be denied an organ transplant right now based solely on their status...

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Our Health Is In Our Hands

| February 02, 2015 |

ASA Executive Director Steph Sherer will be touring California between February 8th and 15th to talk to patients and other stakeholders about the local and state work that needs to get done on medical cannabis between now and November of 2016, when...

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Complete the CA Discrimination Survey for Medical Cannabis Patients

| January 26, 2015 |

Although medical cannabis has been legal in California for more than eighteen years, legal patients still face pervasive discrimination. I hear from patients facing discrimination in employment, housing, parental rights, or access to health care every week. This discrimination can...

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Happy MLK Day, California!

| January 19, 2015 |

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, California! I hope you are all having a safe and healthy holiday. There is good news and bad news at the local level in this week’s California Weekly Roundup. The good news is that...

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Get ready to speak up, California

| January 12, 2015 |

The California legislature is back in session, and you can expect a lot of activity around medical cannabis. Assembly Member Jones-Sawyer (D-Santee) has introduced AB 26and Assembly Member Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) introduced AB 34. Both bills will seek to regulate and license...

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Why I Am Going

| January 05, 2015 |

I will be joining hundreds of other medical cannabis advocates in Washington, DC, March 27-31 for ASA’s third annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference and Citizen Lobby Day. I am going because, in the wake of last year’s historic vote to...

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Happy New Year, California!

| December 29, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: Happy New Year, California! News: National, California, Humboldt County, Los Angeles, Oceanside Public Meetings & Events: Oakland, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington DC Court Support: Redding Take Action Now: Support the Medical Marijuana Organ Transplant Act, Join...

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