The SAFE cannabis banking act would make cannabis banking possible for businesses. It would allow financial institutions to deal with cannabis businesses.
ASA’s Executive Director Steph Sherer, Mike Liszewski ASA’s government affairs director, and medical cannabis patients from across the country discuss and answer questions about ASA’s latest report, “Medical Marijuana Access in the US: A Patient-Focused Analysis of the Patchwork of State Laws.” This annual report evaluates the array of differing state medical cannabis programs across
Historic, unprecedented vote illustrates political strength, legitimacy of medical marijuana community By KRIS HERMES | December 4, 2013 Robert Jacob is the first mayor to also own a dispensary. (Photo credit: Bohemian/Nicolas Grizzle) In an unprecedented move, the Sebastopol City Council voted yesterday to seat Vice Mayor and medical marijuana community leader Robert Jacob as Mayor
District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis desperately seeks a conviction after People v. Jackson overturned her legal strategy By KRIS HERMES | Published in Peace for Patients The third trial against medical marijuana dispensary operator and Navy veteran Jovan Jackson began in San Diego Superior Court, before Judge Louis R. Hanoian. San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, a staunch
By NICK SCHOU | Published in OC Weekly The U.S. Attorney’s office has formally dropped its case against the Anaheim landlord who stood to lose his $1.5 million retirement property over a $37 pot sale in a dispensary he’d already evicted, a case first exposed by the Weekly in February of this year. The feds had been seeking to drop the case for months, but had
By Mike Liszewski | Published in Safe Access Now On Wednesday, Oregon joined the growing number of states that have enacted laws that permit a system of state-approved medical cannabis dispensaries. Oregon joins Nevada,New Hampshire, and Illinois as the four states that adopted medical cannabis dispensary laws in 2013. While the New Hampshire and Illinois laws are for entirely new
Governor Quinn Signs Bill Into Law, Making Illinois the 20th Medical Marijuana State By Kris Hermes | Published in Safe Access Now When Governor Pat Quinn signed HB1 into law, Illinois became the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana. Nearly 40 percent of people in the U.S. now live in states that have adopted such
Will you have a seat at the table? Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and our coalition partners at Californians to Regulate Medical Marijuana (CRMM) want to make sure you do. Join us in Sacramento for an important citizen lobby day at the state Capitol on Monday, August 12, to be heard. By Don Duncan | Published