Pages tagged "Medical marijuana"

Voters approve taxes, but are reluctant to repeal bans or adopt regulations

| November 07, 2014 |

Election Day was good for medical cannabis patients on the national level. All of our champions in Congress were reelected, paving the way for more progress in Washington, DC, in 2015 and 2016 – despite the Republican gains in both...

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56% of territorial voters approve medical cannabis law

| November 04, 2014 |

Medical cannabis advocates can claim an early victory in today’s elections. The US Territory of Guam has legalized medical cannabis. Early returns say that voters there approved a ballot measure to allow medical cannabis use for "debilitating medical conditions" by...

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Volunteer today : Florida patients need 15 minutes of your time

| November 03, 2014 |

The Florida Medical Marijuana (United for Care) campaign is coming to an end in Florida and although the statewide support for Amendment #2 appears to be favorable - the campaign still needs some volunteers to hit the phones and phone...

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So much to do before Tuesday!

| November 01, 2014 |

Ballot measures are not the only time you cast a vote for medical marijuana. But very vote you will cast this election, will be a vote in favor or against. From the floor of Congress, to your State house to City...

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Compassion, Reason over Florida’s Marijuana-Prohibition Status Quo

| October 31, 2014 |

The following is a segment from an opinion piece published by the PanAm Post. The complete version can be found here. This election day, voters in Florida will have the chance to improve the health and well-being of their fellow Floridians...

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Help Us Secure Safe Access in Florida

| October 30, 2014 |

With the help of advocates and supporters all over the state of Florida, medical marijuana is on the ballot as Amendment 2. However, we still have to win at the ballot box during this election to make safe access a...

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Local bans call for action. Are you ready?

| September 22, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: Local bans call for action. Are you ready? State & Local News: National, state, and local news from communities all over California Public Meetings & Events: Riverside, Ventura, Washington, DC, and online Court Support: Redding and more Take...

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NFL May Ease Marijuana Policy. Barely.

| September 16, 2014 |

On any given Sunday in the NFL, winners and losers can be hard to predict, as every fan and athlete knows. Now medical cannabis advocates are tasting disappointment, too, along with more than a few players, after an expected improvement...

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Is Medical Marijuana the Solution for ALS?

| September 09, 2014 |

The ice bucket challenge has raised a huge amount of awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) -- popularly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.  With the help of celebrities, politicians and thousands of participants from across the country, the ALS Association raised...

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Take advantage of early-bird registration for the conference

| August 28, 2014 |

ASA is hosting out third annual national conference March 27-31, 2015, in Washington, DC. The National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference 2015 will be our largest and most important conference yet. Hundreds of patients, advocates, scientists, and industry leaders will meet at...

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