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California Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Medical Cannabis Patients from Being Denied Organ Transplants

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that prohibits medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based solely on their use of the medicine, or their status as a patient. Assembly Bill 258 was approved overwhelmingly in the state’s legislature, 85 to 9. The new law ensures that “A hospital, physician …

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California Legislature Passes Bill Prohibiting Medical Cannabis Patients from Being Denied Organ Transplants

California’s full Legislature has given approval to Assembly Bill 258, a proposal to prohibit medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based solely on their use of the medicine, or their status as a patient. The measure was passed by the Senate 33 to 1, and was approved in April by the House 52 …

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California Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Prohibit Patients from being Denied Organ Transplants

California’s Senate Health Committee has unanimously passed a bill that would prohibit medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based on their cannabis use, or their status as a qualified patient. The proposal has already passed the state’s full Assembly with a 52 to 8 vote. Specifically, Assembly Bill 258 will ensure that “A …

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Bill to Prohibit Medical Cannabis Patients from being Denied Organ Transplants Passes California Assembly

With an overwhelming 52 to 8 vote, California’s full Assembly has passed Assembly Bill 258, a proposal to prohibit medical cannabis patients from being denied organ transplants based on their cannabis use, or their status as a qualified patient. “Today, I am proud to stand with my Assembly colleagues in support of AB 258, a …

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Legislation to End Organ Transplant Denials for Medical Cannabis Patients filed in California

By Americans for Safe Access SACRAMENTO, CA — California State Assembly member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) has introduced Assembly Bill 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, a bill aimed at preventing medical marijuana patients from being unduly denied organ transplants. The Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act is sponsored by Americans for Safe Access (ASA), which …

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