Arizona Gets C- Grade on ASA’s 2019 National Cannabis Progress Report

August 14, 2019 by erfa5t8

Arizona Medical Marijuana Patient Card

Every year, Americans for Safe Gain Access To( ASA ), a national nonprofit promoting safe and legal access to marijuana for therapeutic usage and research, produces a report that grades the legal and regulatory elements of state-legalized medical cannabis programs across the country.

The extensive report shows a comprehensive analysis of state medical cannabis programs in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and 4 territories on

a’ A ‘to’ F’ scale. The ASA’s 2019 report graded Arizona’s medical marijuana program as a C-. Arizona was formerly graded as a C- in 2018, a C+ in 2017, a B- in 2016 and a C+ in 2015.

Here’s a category and rating breakdown of Arizona’s report:

Client rights and civil defenses: 97/100
Access to medicine: 81/100
Ease of navigation: 87/100
Functionality: 74/100
Consumer safety and service provider requirements: 70.7/ 100.

The only states in the entire nation to receive an ‘A’ where Oregon (A-) and Illinois (A-).

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Arizona Medical Marijuana Report Card

Arizona Medical Cannabis Progress report CLICK HERE.


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