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Your ASA membership shows your support for our mission to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana)...

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This section provides patients, attorneys, and pro se defendants with legal resources. Lawyer Directory Below you will find a...

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When ASA is alerted by the community that a raid is progress, all ASA staff stop their work and turn their attention to the encounter and...

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Are you – or a patient you know of – being victimized by the fierce fight against local medical marijuana laws?  If so, we...

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Community Budget Alliance Calls on City Council to Fully Restore ALL Equity-Focused Budget Cuts

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Community Budget Alliance calls on City Council to fully restore ALL equity-focused budget cuts

Save Social Equity in San Diego

Save Social Equity in San Diego

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Take action to save social equity programs in San Diego.

2024 California Cannabis Bills We’re Watching

2024 California Cannabis Bills We’re Watching

Mar 5, 2024

California cannabis bills we’re watching in 2024.

Still Less Than Equal: Mayor Gloria’s Cannabis Social Equity Plan Falls Short

Still Less Than Equal: Mayor Gloria’s Cannabis Social Equity Plan Falls Short

Feb 5, 2024

While some progress has been made on the City’s cannabis social equity program, much is left to be desired.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making A Public Comment in Support of Cannabis Social Equity

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making A Public Comment in Support of Cannabis Social Equity

Feb 5, 2024

Learn how to make a public comment to your local elected officials.

California Compassionate Cannabis Donation Programs: A Lifeline for Patients

California Compassionate Cannabis Donation Programs: A Lifeline for Patients

Apr 1, 2024

By Shelby Huffaker, MPH | San Diego Americans for Safe Access Co-Chair In 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom took a significant step towards supporting medical cannabis patients by signing Senate Bill 34: The Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act into law. The legislation provided a lifeline to those reliant on medical cannabis by exempting donated...

California Cannabis Laws 2023 Legislative Updates

California Cannabis Laws 2023 Legislative Updates

Nov 2, 2023

During the 2023 legislative session, over 20 cannabis-related bills went to Governor Newsom’s desk. Read below for highlights on the bills supported by Americans for Safe Access: Passed SB 302 (Stern) – Compassionate Access to Medical Cannabis Act. Extends Ryan’s Law to all chronically ill patients over the age of 65, requiring...

Real Concern, or Protecting Market Share?

Real Concern, or Protecting Market Share?

Oct 17, 2023

Several weeks ago in the San Diego Union Tribune, Tiffany Devitt accurately described the problems associated with the lack of regulations on hemp products in the U.S. in her piece, Here’s how a policy loophole is leading to more poisonings from unregulated THC. It is true that in states where medical and adult-use cannabis programs exist, cannabis is...

San Diego Police Chief Zimmerman Falsifies Crime Stats

San Diego Police Chief Zimmerman Falsifies Crime Stats

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