Pages tagged "legilsation"

Grassroots action stopped a 10% excise tax on legal medicine

| June 26, 2016 |

Medical cannabis patients scored a huge victory in California last week, when the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee rejected SB 987. That bill by Assembly Member Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) would have imposed a statewide excise tax of 10% on medical...

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Join hundreds of advocates supporting the CARERS Act in DC today by calling Congress

| March 22, 2016 |

Hundreds of medical cannabis patients, researchers, advocates and other stakeholders are visiting lawmakers in Washington, DC, this morning to support the first comprehensive bipartisan federal medical cannabis reform bill ever introduced in the US Congress. Participants in ASA’s National Medical Cannabis...

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Which bills passed and failed in 2015

| September 29, 2015 |

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Let’s talk tonight

| July 24, 2014 |

I am having another live Google Hangout tonight to talk about medical cannabis bills and what is coming up next year. Join me at 7:00 PM tonight, July 24, at this web address: We will be talking about bills...

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AB 473 falls short in California Assembly

| June 02, 2013 |

Tom AmmianoThe California Assembly rejected AB 473 on Friday. The 35-37 vote means the effort by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-SF) to regulate commercial medical cannabis activity in the state will not move on to the Senate. Friday was the last...

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