Hello. My name is Steph Sherer. I'm the Founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access. We are a coalition of doctors, patients, and scientists that are fighting to change the laws around medical cannabis so that patients and scientists have access.
Now this fight is much different than what I thought I would be a part of in my life, but it's taken me along an amazing journey. I started this fight actually as a medical cannabis patient and learned that I too had a lot of stigma that I held in my heart around this issue and wanted to create an organization that actually could help educate patients and doctors about medical cannabis and could also educate the public about why people use cannabis and to really break down some of the stigma associated with people who use this therapy.
That has meant that we have created an organization that has members and chapters across the country. We have over 50,000 members and growing every day, and our members are medical cannabis advocates. They go into their communities and help pass laws. They do public education.
If you'd like to learn more about me or Americans for Safe Access, you can visit our website at americansforsafeaccess.org. Again, that's americansforsafeaccess.org. And remember, you want to make sure that these laws change before medical cannabis becomes an issue for you personally or someone you love.