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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

I wrote about medical marijuana patient defendant Alexander Ayres last month as he took a very good plea – when balanced with the consequences of a trial...
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases – Americans for Safe Access

Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases – Americans for Safe Access

Over a handful of weeks three state legal medical cannabis patient defendants have had charges dropped against them in two different courts. Congratulations to Andrew Turner and...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
District Council Introduces Bill to Expand Condition List for Qualifying Medical Marijuana Patients

District Council Introduces Bill to Expand Condition List for Qualifying Medical Marijuana Patients

District of Columbia Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) introduced legislation yesterday that would lift restrictions on physicians that currently prevent them from recommending medical marijuana to any patient...
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Medical Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill

Medical Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill

Medical marijuana supporters flocked to Capitol Hill to push for legislation prohibiting the federal government from restricting state medical marijuana laws. Has no one pointed out the...
By: NY Farmer
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April 4, 2014
04/04/2014
Tax Filings Give Hint to Number of Marijuana Shops in L.A.

Tax Filings Give Hint to Number of Marijuana Shops in L.A.

Los Angeles’ finance office says 457 pot shops have filed renewals to pay taxes this year, three times as many as are allowed to stay open under Proposition...
By: NY Farmer
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Maral v. Live Oak – Local Politics Matter

Maral v. Live Oak – Local Politics Matter

A local ban on all medical cannabis cultivation stands, after the California Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on Wednesday in Maral v. Live Oak, an appellate...
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March 28, 2014
03/28/2014
MD Senate Passes a More Patient-Friendly Medical Cannabis Bill

MD Senate Passes a More Patient-Friendly Medical Cannabis Bill

Today the Maryland Senate passed SB 923, which would authorize the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission (“Commission”) to license and regulate medical cannabis growers and “medical marijuana treatment centers”...
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March 21, 2014
03/21/2014
Seattle Medical Marijuana Dispensary Is First In Washington State To Achieve National Certification

Seattle Medical Marijuana Dispensary Is First In Washington State To Achieve National Certification

014 The first medical marijuana dispensary in Washington State was certified today under a recently launched nationwide program that verifies the quality and reliability of products sold...
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March 12, 2014
03/12/2014
Google Hangout Tonight 8pm EDT on Sanjay Gupta’s “Weed 2″ and Epilepsy

Google Hangout Tonight 8pm EDT on Sanjay Gupta’s “Weed 2″ and Epilepsy

New Scientific Review of Epilepsy and Medical Marijuana Provides Scientific Foundation for Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Claims “Cannabis in the Treatment of Epilepsy” comes as demand grows for...
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February 21, 2014
02/21/2014
National Medical Marijuana Group Certifies First Dispensaries

National Medical Marijuana Group Certifies First Dispensaries

014 Two California dispensaries are first to complete certification program with pending certifications in six states. Patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) certified the first...
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December 19, 2013
12/19/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.18)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.18)

Oregon’s plan to regulate dispensaries statewide moves ahead, Washington state looks like it will let medical marijuana patients keep their personal grows, a new national certification program...
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December 18, 2013
12/18/2013
Nationwide Certification Program Launched for MMJ Industry

Nationwide Certification Program Launched for MMJ Industry

Patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) launched a new nationwide program today that will certify the quality and reliability of medical marijuana products sold at...
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November 27, 2013
11/27/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.26)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.26)

Massachusetts and Illinois prepare for medical marijuana dispensaries, action is picking up in state legislatures, and Americans for Safe Access issues a report on state compliance with...
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November 20, 2013
11/20/2013
California MMJ Patients Please Take ASA’s Survey

California MMJ Patients Please Take ASA’s Survey

Americans for Safe Access is asking California MMJ patients to take a short survey.
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November 11, 2013
11/11/2013
Urge Washington to Strengthen, Preserve Patients Rights

Urge Washington to Strengthen, Preserve Patients Rights

Medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed recommendations yesterday for the Washington State legislature, based on a series of patient and provider stakeholder meetings...
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November 8, 2013
11/08/2013
November Chapter Meeting: San Diego Americans for Safe Access

November Chapter Meeting: San Diego Americans for Safe Access

Join the San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access on Tuesday, November 12th from 7-9pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant located at 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA...
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November 4, 2013
11/04/2013
Updates From Jovan Jackson Medical Marijuana Trial

Updates From Jovan Jackson Medical Marijuana Trial

October 28, 2013 Jovan Jackson and his attorneys were back in court today for day two of the prosecution’s case against the Navy veteran and medical cannabis...
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October 21, 2013
10/21/2013
Help ASA Stop the Third Prosecution of Jovan Jackson

Help ASA Stop the Third Prosecution of Jovan Jackson

San Diego District Attorney and anti-medical cannabis crusader Bonnie Dumanis wants to put a patient-provider on trial for the third time. Americans for Safe Access (ASA) needs...
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October 16, 2013
10/16/2013
ASA Executive Director to Be Honored at International Drug Policy Reform Conference

ASA Executive Director to Be Honored at International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Steph Sherer, Founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access will be awarded the Robert C. Randall Award for achievement in the field of Citizen Action,...
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October 15, 2013
10/15/2013
ASA California Roundup: October 14, 2013

ASA California Roundup: October 14, 2013

California News Obama Administration Drops Charges Against Landlords Renting To Cannabis Dispensaries Earlier last week, the U.S. Attorney’s office made an uncharacteristically reasonable move, and dropped all...
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