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ASA California Weekly Roundup: October 6, 2014

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  • Message from the CA Director: 5% used medical cannabis, 92% found relief
  • State & Local News: Mendocino County, Humboldt County, San Jose, Los Angeles, Vallejo, El Cajon, San Diego, and more
  • Public Meetings & Events: Richmond, Alameda County, Lincoln, Nevada City, San Diego, Fresno, Porterville, and more 
  • Court Support: Santa Ana and more
  • Take Action Now: Tell Riverside County Not to Ban Cultivation, Support the Medical Marijuana Organ Transplant Act, and more
  • ASA Website Spotlight: Work With ASA
  • Chapter & Affiliate Meetings: San Francisco and Yuba County

Did you see the stories about a new study released last week about the prevalence of medical cannabis use in California? The study shows that 5% of Californians have used medical cannabis, and 92% of those report that it provided relief for a serious medical condition. This is big news. The research debunks the misperception that healthy people are overusing medical cannabis. Almost all of the 1.4 million Californians who have used medical cannabis used it successfully to treat the symptoms of a serious medical condition - chronic pain, arthritis, migraine, cancer, AIDS, glaucoma, muscle spasms, nausea, stress, and depression.

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ASA California Roundup: February 10, 2014

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Message from the CA Director - Fremont and Santa Monica

California News

  • Medical marijuana providers raided (Mohave)
  • California Police Now Want To Regulate Medical Pot — Right Out of Existence (California)
  • Fresno County supervisors close loophole on marijuana ban (Fresno County)
  • Obama resists using his power to ease marijuana laws (National)
  • Cigarettes are out; marijuana's in (California)
  • UCSF to study marijuana-based drug for children (San Francisco)
  • Dr. David Allen Becomes Medical Board Target (Sacramento)
  • Medical marijuana dispensary in San Bernardino Mountains robbed (San Bernardino)
  • Cannabis and Yoga as Complementary Medicines (Atwater Crossing)
  • Corona man behind bars in illegal Long Beach marijuana dispensary case (Long Beach)

Events

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – Fremont City Council Hearing (Fremont)
  • Wednesday, February 12 – Santa Monica Planning Commission Hearing (Santa Monica)
  • Saturday, February 15, 2014 – San Diego 215 Party (San Diego)
  • Saturday, February 15, 2014 – Sonoma ASA 215 Party (Santa Rosa)
  • Sunday, February 23, 2014 – State of the Medical Cannabis Union 2014: A Panel of Cannabis Experts (Berkeley)
  • April 5-7, 2014 - The 2nd Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference (Washington, DC)

Take Action

  • Support the Medical Marijuana Organ Transplant Act
  • Join Americans for Safe Access (ASA)

ASA Website Spotlight

  • Resources for Patients
  • Free Online Services

ASA Merchandise

  • ASA Cloud Vaporizer Pen
  • ASA Condition-Specific Booklets for Kindle

ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – Nevada County ASA (Grass valley)
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – San Diego ASA (San Diego)
  • Thursday, February 13, 2014 – San Diego ASA (Imperial Beach)
  • Thursday, February 13, 2014 – Yuba County ASA (Foothills)
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