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Although many people may think that the medical marijuana movement started with Proposition 215, the voter-approved initiative that passed in California in 1996, the movement began back in the 1970s. After Robert Randall sued the federal government for the medicine that alleviated his glaucoma symptoms, a series of medical marijuana […]

Book Review: Medical Marijuana in America – Memoir of a ...


All of us here at the ACNA would like to wish you a joyous holiday season and a happy and above all, HEALTHY New Year! As we continue to work together to spread education and support for medical cannabis, may this season find you surrounded by those you hold most dear!

Happy Holidays from ACNA!


The article, “Under the influence” (Times of Trenton, 9/27/15) is full of misinformation about marijuana. It is a good example of why we are not making any progress in reducing the harms that are associated with drug use. Source: The truth about marijuana | Opinion | NJ.com Editor’s Note: Ken […]

The truth about marijuana | Ken Wolski



A nurse makes a case for the need to educate seniors, medical professionals and the public about the efficacy of cannabis for older adults. Source: Seniors Turn to Cannabis for Treatment | Cannabis Now Magazine Editor’s note: This article was written by ACNA Board of Directors member Eloise Theisen.

Seniors Turn to Cannabis for Treatment | Eloise Theisen



ACNA asked its members to provide their impressions of what is happening in their state with regard to medical cannabis. Nine members, including a Canadian, replied.  Here are their reports.   Arkansas – by Angela Nitsche, RN The group known as Arkansas for Compassionate Care (ACC) has led the call […]

State of the States … and Canada Too | ACNA ...