Medical Marijuana Advocates Gather in Washington to Change Federal Policy

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By Americans for Safe Access on February 21, 2013
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WASHINGTON, DC – Medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will host a 4-day National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference, “Bridging the Gap Between Public Policy,” this week in Washington, D.C. from February 22-25, 2013.

US CongressThe conference will feature medical and legal experts, elected officials, as well as seasoned advocates from the U.S. and overseas, including Canada, Israel and the Netherlands.

The conference will also feature a wide array of workshops and panels focusing on scientific research, strategic planning, and skills building, all aimed at providing advocates the tools they need to achieve a federal policy change on medical marijuana.

On Monday at 9:30am, a press conference will be held at the Capitol Building, featuring Members of Congress and other elected officials, in advance of a lobby day where advocates from at least thirty-two states will be meeting face-to-face with their Members of Congress on medical marijuana issues.

Advocates will be lobbying for passage of two Congressional

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