Marijuana Resources

Americans for Safe Access
Advancing legal medical marijuana therapeutics and research
California Association of Producers of Safe Cannabis Edibles (CAPSCE)
CAPSCE works with patients, doctors, dispensaries and laboratories on cannabinoid science to develop the standards for safe Cannabis Based Medicinal Extracts (CBMEs). At least that was the plan before the federal crackdown; the association website went offline this fall.

 California Cannabis Association
Nonprofit trade/lobby group that advocates for statewide medical cannabis regulations.

 California NORML
California chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

 Common Sense for Drug Policy
Advocates the control and regulation of marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol and subject to local option.

 Drug Policy Alliance
DPA Network promotes policy alternatives to the drug war that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

 Green Aid
Green Aid works solely on the legal and judicial front of the fight for medical marijuana change.

 Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
LEAP advocates the elimination of the policy of drug prohibition and the inauguration of a replacement policy of drug control and regulation.

 National Cannabis Industry Association
NCIA promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry in the United States.

Cannabis laws
Compassionate Use Act/Prop. 215 (1996)
California Health and Safety Code Sec. 11362.7-11362.83 (codified portions of Compassionate Use Act)
Senate Bill 420 (2003)
California Attorney General’s medical marijuana guidelines (2008)
California NORML Prop. 215 patient guidelines