Pages tagged "Colorado"

ASA’s DC Conference is underway!

| April 06, 2014 |

ASA’s National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference is underway at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in the heart of Washington, DC. More than two hundred and fifty patients, scientists, industry workers, and other stakeholders will meet for a second day today, before...

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Action Alert: Proposed Denver ordinance could make medicating at home illegal

| October 11, 2013 |

A proposed Denver city ordinance on recreational marijuana use could put medical patients in a bad situation.  "The ordinance, being introduced at a committee meeting Monday in advance of the legalization of retail pot sales in January, would specifically ban marijuana from...

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Kal Penn of "Harold & Kumar" off-base for defending Obama attacks in medical marijuana states

| May 03, 2013 |

Last week, Kal Penn, who plays Kumar in the “stoner” film franchise Harold & Kumar, spoke to Huffington Post Live about President Obama’s marijuana policies. During the April 26th interview, Penn defended recent Justice Department attacks on dispensaries in medical...

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Medical Cannabis News in Review

| September 07, 2012 |

Is Paul Ryan's statement similar to Obama's position on medical marijuana? Is there evidence that marijuana has accepted medical uses? Are there really more dispensaries than Starbucks in LA? Recent news about medical marijuana: Paul Ryan’s position on medical pot:...

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Lee's HR 6335 Would End the Assault on Landlords in the War on Safe Access

| August 03, 2012 |

There are many who suffer the "collateral damage" of the war on safe access to medical cannabis. Patients who must suffer or break the law to obtain medicine, as well as their loved ones and providers are some of the...

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Wake Up Obama: Cannabis Patients Vote!

| July 23, 2012 |

This is a photo of me at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. I had just heard one of the most politically motivating speeches of my life from a candidate for president. I was moved to tears, joyous, and inspired. This...

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National News in Review

| July 20, 2012 |

A week of national news about medical cannabis, in review. If you live in Northern California, be part of making the news by protesting Obama's crackdown on state-legal dispensaries when he visits Oakland on Monday. Federal Judge Orders Defendant to...

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Medical Cannabis News Roundup

| July 13, 2012 |

News about medical cannabis from around the nation - or, everything you missed if you were reading about the unjust federal action targeting Harborside Health Center. Government-sponsored study destroys DEA’s classification of marijuana - The Raw Story Visa and Mastercard...

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Democratic Party grassroots break with Obama on cannabis

| July 05, 2012 |

In a sign that the Obama Administration’s tough line on state medical cannabis laws is out of touch with his grassroots support, local Democratic Party organizations are formally endorsing medical marijuana laws - and even legalization.The North Carolina Democratic Party...

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ASA Launches Medical Marijuana Week in Response to 3 Years of Obama's Broken Promises

| February 12, 2012 |

UPDATE: Click here for today's detailed action alert.When President Obama was elected in 2008, the medical marijuana community was optimistic that the worst days of federal harassment were finally in the past. After all, he had once said, "I would...

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