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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, including information on: how to become 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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Recent Posts

Web Thin Case Leads to Another Ten Minute Acquittal in Medical Cannabis Trial

Web Thin Case Leads to Another Ten Minute Acquittal in Medical Cannabis Trial

Jun 16, 2016

By Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access June 16, 2016 San Diego, CA- The thin-as-air manufacturing case against medical cannabis patient and collective operator, Shaun Smith swept so quickly through trial that before we knew it, Attorney Michael Cindrich had queued up his third cannabis-related not guilty verdict in four months. The Cindrich...

State Medical Marijuana Officials in San Diego

State Medical Marijuana Officials in San Diego

Jun 9, 2016

June 9, 2016 Terrie Best – San Diego Americans for Safe Access San Diego, CA – The Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulations held a hearing today as is required when crafting commercial regulations in the State of California. The trio of women who currently make up the bureau had already held events in Oakland, Humboldt and Riverside among other places....

Medical Marijuana Patient Dad Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment – Jury Doubtful of Detective’s Testimony

Medical Marijuana Patient Dad Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment – Jury Doubtful of Detective’s Testimony

Jun 4, 2016

June 4, 2016  By Terrie Best- San Diego Americans for Safe Access San Diego, CA – Almost a year ago this week San Diego police officers stormed past medical cannabis patient Micah Wojnowski’s organic vegetable farm in Golden Hill and into the home he shared with his teenage son and a couple of roommates.  The police entered the urban home with...

Culture Magazine: San Diego Activist Honored in Washington D.C.

Culture Magazine: San Diego Activist Honored in Washington D.C.

Jun 3, 2016

Local activist and native San Diegan, Terrie Best, the Chapter Chair of the medical cannabis advocacy group Americans For Safe Access (ASA) was recently recognized as Patient Advocate of the Year at the 2016 Americans For Safe Access Excellence Awards in Washington D.C., for her unwavering commitment to the cannabis community. Not only does Terrie organize court...