Pages tagged "Medical Cannabis"

ASA California Roundup: May 26, 2014

| May 26, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Support SB 1262 in CaliforniaCalifornia News Pot growers face charges -- in state where pot is legal (National) U.S. Says Legal Marijuana Growers Can't Use Federal Irrigation Water (National) Experts Debate Use of Cannabis...

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Milestone Ruling: Insurance must pay for medical cannabis

| May 22, 2014 |

Many medical cannabis patients dream of a day when they can fill a prescription for their medicine at a pharmacy and have their insurance company pay for it. That last part – reimbursement for the cost of medical cannabis –...

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ASA California Roundup: May 19, 2014

| May 19, 2014 |

Message from the CA Director - Two medical cannabis bills in "suspense file"California News Big Dates for California Medical Pot Regs Coming Up (California) League of California Cities Report New Amendments to Medical Marijuana Bill Would Create a Local-Only Regulatory...

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Congressional vote expected this month to restrict DOJ enforcement against state-compliant patients like the "Kettle Falls 5"

| May 14, 2014 |

Medical marijuana patient Larry Harvey, 70, traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to persuade Congress to stop funding unnecessary federal prosecutions like his. Harvey is one of the "Kettle Falls 5," a federal medical marijuana case that is scheduled to...

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ASA California Roundup: May 12, 2014

| May 12, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Don’t regulate medical marijuana like alcoholCalifornia News Congress Says “No” To VA Doctors’ Abilities To Recommend Pot To Vets (National) Law enforcement, cannabis industry support Evans’ drug storage bill (California) California's Police Fear Weed...

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ASA California Roundup: May 5, 2014

| May 05, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Well done, CaliforniaCalifornia News Veterans Equal Access Amendment Nearly Passes in Milestone Congressional Medical Marijuana Vote (National) League of California Cities Report Crucial Doctor Provisions Deleted from Medical Marijuana Bill in Senate Health Committee...

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ASA California Roundup: April 28, 2014

| April 28, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - A busy week for medical cannabis in the California legislatureCalifornia News Regulations are good for patients (California) State Senate panel advances medical marijuana regulations (California) Medical Association won't back medical pot bill because of...

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ASA California Roundup: April 21, 2014

| April 21, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Is an ASA Chapter, Action Group, or Affiliate Right for Your Community?California News Support building to fix state medical pot system (California) Local Government Groups Join in Effort to Establish Clear Regulations for Medical...

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Maryland Finally Becomes the 21st Medical Cannabis State

| April 14, 2014 |

Governor Martin O'Malley signed HB 881 into law today, making Maryland the 21st medical marijuana state. The Maryland House of Delegates voted 125-11 last week to adopt HB 881, a medical marijuana bill that protect patients with severe pain, nausea,...

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ASA California Roundup: April 14, 2014

| April 14, 2014 |

Message from the CA Director - A New Medical Cannabis Bill in CACalifornia News Medical-Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill (National) California Gets Stricter Medical Marijuana Regulations (California) Marijuana: Another Contributor to California's Drought (California) How medical marijuana is helping...

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