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Author Topic: ASA California Weekly Roundup: May 25, 2012
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Contents:
California Roundup
Key CA Committee Passes Safe Access Bill
Landmark Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ruling Prevails, Denied Review by California Supreme Court
The Sacramento Surge
Measure D fear mongering

Take Action
Help pass SB 1182 to protect patients and caregivers in CA

ASA Services
Peer Counseling
Thursday May 31 - Oakland

Chapter Meetings
Tuesday May 29 - Sacramento ASA Affiliate
Thursday May 31 - Sacramento ASA

California Roundup

Key CA Committee Passes Safe Access Bill

This afternoon the Appropriations Committee of the California State Assembly approved AB2312, the Medical Marijuana Tax, Regulate and Control Act sponsored by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-SF).

Read More: http://safeaccessnow.org/blog/?p=2661

Landmark Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ruling Prevails, Denied Review by California Supreme Court
Los Angeles, CA -- In a major victory for medical marijuana patients, the California Supreme Court denied review yesterday of an important dispensary case out of Los Angeles.

Read More: http://americansforsafeaccess.org/article.php?id=7168

The Sacramento Surge
Sacramento lawmakers got an earful from California medical cannabis patients Monday afternoon when about three hundred pissed-off voters flooded the halls of the legislature for a historic day of lobbying to support bills ensuring safe access to the drug.

Read More: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/ebx/the-sacramento-surge/Content?oid=3209159

Measure D fear mongering

I am appalled at the fear mongering by the "No on Measure D" campaign. This outrageously inflammatory flier urging a no vote on Measure D should be enough to make people vote yes instead.

Read More: http://www.record-bee.com/ci_20698466/measure-d-fear-mongering

Take Action

A bill by California Senator Mark Leno (D-SF) will help to protect medical cannabis patients and caregivers from unnecessary harassment or arrest, but we need your help to get it passed by the Senate before May 31. Take a moment right now to send an email to your California Senator and ask him or her to vote yes on SB 1182!

Send a message to your California Senator today! http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/182/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=10470

ASA Services

Peer Counseling

Thursday May 31 -- Oakland - 5:30 to 7:30PM
Harborside Health Center
1840 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606

The ASA Peer Counseling Program is facilitated through medical cannabis dispensing collectives. Collectives that become members of ASA are eligible for a variety of peer counseling services depending on the level of their membership. If your favorite collective is not a member of ASA, let them know you would like them to consider it. For more information on ASA's Peer Counseling or other services contact Courtney Sheats, Regional Coordinator, Courtney@SafeAccessNow.org.

ASA Chapter Meetings

Tuesday May 29 - Sacramento ASA Affiliate, Crusaders for Patient Rights
7:00PM @ 320 Harris Ave Suite G-H, Sacramento, CA 95838
For more info, contact: cpr4mercy@yahoo.com or 916-502-7677

Thursday May 31 - Sacramento ASA
7PM @ The Farmers Daughter, 3405 El Camino Blvd, Sacramento CA 95821
For more info, contact: Courtney@safeaccessnow.org

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