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  • Medical Marijuana States Mostly Rated Average by ASA

    From Green Market Report

    Americans For Safe Access released its 2021 State of the State report and the results were pretty disappointing. Only two states received a rating in the B category, with no states getting an A. The two states scoring B’s were Illinois and Maine. Early medical marijuana states like California and Colorado only managed to get C+ grades. The group noted that its grade for each state’s medical cannabis program is based on how well it meets the needs of patients in six categories, plus a seventh category to deduct points based on issues that can harm patients.

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  • Pennsylvania gets C+ in medical cannabis access, according to new report

    By Harri Leigh for FOX43

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new report by advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) gives Pennsylvania a C+ grade for patient access to medical cannabis.

    The report released on Feb. 22 ranks state policies on medical cannabis based on six categories encompassing 120 metrics. Pennsylvania’s C+ grade is slightly above the report’s national average grade of a D.

    According to the report, a major issue for Pennsylvania’s 384,254 registered cannabis patients is cost.

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