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White Paper: Challenges Facing Medical Cannabis Statewide Implementation

In White Papers by feliciacarbajal

A new year means new beginnings, so as part of the state effort to regulate medical cannabis we’ve put together a White Paper to discuss some of the challenges facing statewide implementation today. Twenty years ago California voters approved Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act, exempting qualified patients from state drug laws on marijuana and ushering in the passage of other medical marijuana laws across the country. This was accomplished by patients sharing their stories of comfort with cannabis and building community partnerships to help those in need. Unfortunately, this tradition has been mostly forgotten as access has become easier …

SF Pride 2016

In Events by feliciacarbajal

CCA recently enjoyed a long weekend in the Bay Area to celebrate San Francisco Pride. After cannabis events on Thursday and Friday, we were excited to engage with an outside community over the weekend. Our Airbnb in the Outer Mission gave us a nice view of the city skyline (from “Jersey” we called it) and some perspective on the city. From Los Angeles, San Francisco can seem like one small place (with only 20% of the population), but the culture truly encompasses the entire Bay Area, which is nearly equal in size to Los Angeles County. They are ahead in …

SF Cannabis Events

In Uncategorized by feliciacarbajal

While in the Bay Area for SF Pride, CCA had the opportunity to attend several cannabis events. It was a nice experience to see the contrast between southern and northern California events. First we enjoyed a Cannabis Community event and job fair at the 7 Stars dispensary in Richmond, CA. With over 20 companies present, including including Absolute Extracts/Care by Design, it was nice to see the industry making a full showing after last weeks raid. It was out of sight out of mind, as the representatives present hawked their wares to a packed room of patient and job seekers …