Pages tagged "SB 129"

CA voters must take the lead in employment rights

| January 31, 2012 |

[caption id="attachment_2240" align="alignnone" width="240" caption="CA Senator Mark Leno"][/caption]A bill by California Senator Mark Leno (D-SF) that would have prevented employment discrimination against legal medical cannabis patients will not be adopted by the California legislature this year. Senator Leno decided not...

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Tough year in Sacramento

| June 06, 2011 |

This is shaping up as a tough year for medical cannabis in Sacramento. California Senators failed to vote on a bill by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) that would have protected legal medical cannabis patients from employment discrimination. Americans for...

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Delay on SB 129 means more time to build support

| June 03, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1540" align="alignnone" width="240" caption="CA Senator Mark Leno"][/caption]Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has been working since 2006 to protect medical cannabis patients from workplace discrimination. We represented medical cannabis patient Gary Ross in his appeal to the California Supreme Court...

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Support SB 129 Today!

| May 24, 2011 |

The California Senate will vote this week on a bill to protect responsible law-abiding medical cannabis patients from employment discrimination. Americans for Safe Access (ASA) needs your help today to be sure that AB 129 is approved. Take a moment right...

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Protect Patients' Right to Work - Support SB 129

| May 08, 2011 |

The California Senate will soon vote on SB 129, a bill sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA) that will protect responsible, law abiding patients from discrimination in the workplace. Can you take minute right now to call your Senator...

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End Employment Discrimination in CA

| April 06, 2011 |

Yesterday, the California Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB 129, legislation sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA) that will protect responsible, law abiding medical cannabis patients in the state from employment discrimination. This is the first step in adopting this...

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SB 129 – Stop Workplace Discrimination

| January 30, 2011 |

[caption id="attachment_1222" align="alignnone" width="240" caption="CA Senator Mark Leno"][/caption]Employers in California can fire a legal medical cannabis patient, even if he or she does not use medicine in the workplace or come to work impaired. Patients facing termination or random drug...

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