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Pennsylvania: PA SB3: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

At the end of 2014, the Pennsylvania State Senate passed SB 1187, a bill that would legalize the use of medical marijuana for patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions. Although the legislation died after the House failed to vote … more

Virginia: VA HB 1647

Stop Virginia from Enacting Mandatory Reporting of Overdoses   Rep. Jackson Miller (R-50) has introduced HB 1647, a bill that would require physicians or any other person rendering medical aid to any person for an overdose of a controlled substance … more

NATIONAL: Senate vote on protecting state medical marijuana laws

Earlier this month, your calls and emails contributed to a major victory in the U.S. House when Representatives voted to end funding for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s interference in state’s medical marijuana laws. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker … more

New York: New York Medical Marijuana: Call Governor Cuomo Today!

Last week, thanks in part to your calls, the New York medical marijuana bill (S. 4406B, the Compassionate Care Act) survived and is on its way to a Senate vote. But now, after incredible effort on behalf of New York’s … more

NATIONAL: Urge your Senators to support the House medical marijuana amendment

Two weeks ago, we asked you to contact your House Representatives regarding three historic amendments to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related AgenView Pagecies Appropriations Act: one of these is Congressman Dana Rohrabacher’s medical marijuana amendment, which would prohibit the DEA from using … more

NATIONAL: Industrial Hemp Amendments to the CJS Appropriations Bill

Your action made a difference: on May 29, 2014, Congress approved both amendments!

NATIONAL: Prevent federal interference in state-legal medical marijuana programs

Your action made a difference: on May 29, 2014, Congress approved both amendments!

NATIONAL: Urge the Removal of Federal Barrier to Medical Marijuana Research

Along with allied drug policy reform organizations, we want to send the letter below to the Secretary of Health and Human Services urging the removal of federal barrier to medical marijuana research. Use the form just below the letter to ask your … more

New York: Medical Marijuana in New York: the Compassionate Care Act

We need your help to pressure the Senate Health Committee! Your support has finally forced the NY Senate to stop stalling and take action to pass medical marijuana. As early as Tuesday (May 13), the Senate Health Committee could vote on the … more

Pennsylvania: Support a Good Samaritan Policy and Naloxone Access in Pennsylvania

Save lives in Pennsylvania, support HB 2090: There is legislation before the Pennsylvania general assembly that would enact a statewide good samaritan policy and increase access to the life saving drug naloxone. You can find the full text of the … more