Apr 02, 2020
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Email the mayor today and urge her to further ensure patient access during COVID-19.
In response to COVID-19, Mayor Bowser has issued a stay-at-home order for D.C. residents and a temporary closure of non-essential businesses.
Fortunately, medical cannabis businesses have been deemed “essential” under the order and remain open to patients across the District.
Still, there are additional actions that could be taken to ensure patients can safely access their medicine in a way that is consistent with public health guidelines on preventing the spread of coronavirus:
A number of states with medical cannabis programs have already implemented these measures in response to coronavirus.
Click here to email Mayor Bowser to thank her for declaring medical cannabis businesses essential and to urge her to pursue further steps to safeguard access while promoting social distancing.
You can also sign our petition for safe access in times of coronavirus here.
Thank you for your compassion. We wish you and your loved ones well.