California Assembly Passes Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act

California Assembly Passes Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 258, the Medical Cannabis Organ Transplant Act, Thursday by a vote of 52 to 8, sending it to the Senate for consideration.

The bill was introduced by Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) and sponsored by medical cannabis patients’ advocacy organization Americans for Safe Access (ASA).

Medical cannabis patients in California are routinely removed from the organ transplant waiting list if they test positive for cannabis use – even legal doctor-recommended medical…

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