Eaze Launches Statewide Program To Bring Free Medical Cannabis to Low-Income Patients

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In Partnership With Brands and Advocates, Eaze Compassion Targets Patients Left Behind by California’s Proposition 64, Helps Implement “Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act” SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eaze, the nation’s largest cannabis delivery marketplace, today celebrated the launch of Eaze Compassion, a statewide program to restore medical cannabis access to patients left behind by California’s cannabis laws. Eaze Compassion works directly with a network of compassionate care organizations and brands to help carry out the intent of Senator Scott Wiener’s SB 34, the Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act, signed into law in October 2019 by Governor Newsom. Eaze Compassion bridges the “last mile” between low-income patients and the products they need to survive and thrive. Utilizing Eaze’s statewide network of brands and delivery drivers, Eaze Compassion aggregates donated products and then — working with leading compassion organizations including Weed For Warriors, Operation Evac, This Is Jane Project and Brownie Mary Democratic Club — identifies patients shut out from the legal market by high taxes or residency in the 70% of California jurisdictions where legal cannabis commerce is banned. Eligibility is determined and verified by Eaze Compassion’s partner organizations based on criteria including income, medical diagnosis, and need. Interested patients can contact Operation Evac, Weed for Warriors, This is Jane Project, Bay Area Americans for Safe Access and Dear Cannabis for information on Eaze Compassion eligibility. “Many compassion programs folded in the early green rush, leaving behind the very people cannabis was legalized to help,” said Eaze CEO Ro Choy. “Eaze Compassion gives companies an easy way to donate and distribute products they’d otherwise have-to destroy, so I hope even more brands will join the program.” “Cannabis is medicine. Nobody should be forced to live with the effects of debilitating pain, PTSD, Multiple Sclerosis, or any other illness because they can’t…

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