Cannabis resources listing of links associated with medical cannabis dispensaries and physicians, medical marijuana advocates and drug-law reform organizations.

Cannabis advocates

280E Reform
This interstate coalition focuses on reforming Internal Revenue Code Sec. 280E, which the IRS is using to target medical cannabis dispensaries with audits and disallowance of legitimate business tax deductions.

Americans for Safe Access
The nation’s leading advocacy groups for medical cannabis patients.

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 in the fall of 2011.

California Cannabis Association
Sacramento-based CCA lobbies for medical cannabis laws that apply statewide.

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

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
LEAP advocates for drug control and regulation to replace prohibition.

National Cannabis Industry Association
Building responsible cannabis industry in the United States is not only good for patients, it’s good for business.

Medical cannabis physicians

Alternative Evaluations — Sacramento

Dr. Tom O’Connell — Oakland

If you’re a Fresno-area physician who’d like to be added to this listing, please use the contact page.

Cannabis media

High Times Medical Marijuana
Sister publication of High Times magazine.

Kush magazine
Based in Los Angeles County, Kush bills itself as the “medical marijuana industry’s premier print magazine and online destination,” the latter referring to

Legalization Nation
David Downs powers this excellent industry insider blog for East Bay Express.

The Weed Blog
Dubbed “The Internet’s best resource for weed-related issues.”

West Coast Leaf
“The Cannabis Newspaper of Record,” distributed quarterly by longtime activists Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris. They put PDFs of each issue online for easy download.

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