Pages tagged "Rescheduling"

We're Making a Difference… Help ASA Keep the Momentum!

| November 01, 2011 |

Last week, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration's attempt to subvert local and state medical cannabis laws. Our lawsuit argues that the Tenth Amendment forbids the federal government from using coercive tactics to commandeer...

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Members of Congress Urge President Obama to Reschedule Cannabis

| October 28, 2011 |

Today, in a joint effort between Congressional Representatives and Americans for Safe Access, several members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama expressing "concern with the recent activity by the Department of Justice against legitimate medical cannabis dispensaries in...

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California Medical Association Says U.S. Has “Failed Public Health Policy” on Medical Marijuana, Urges Rescheduling

| October 19, 2011 |

The first broad marijuana policy statement by a state medical association has become a hot topic of conversation, repeatedly referring to the current federal approach as a “failed public health policy.” Indeed, the October 14, 2011 official policy statement by...

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DOJ memo sends a chilling message

| June 30, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1678" align="alignnone" width="275" caption="Deputy US Attorney General James Cole"][/caption]In a move that impacts hundreds of thousands of medical cannabis patients nationwide, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) sent a chilling message tonight to state and local officials who are...

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