When voters approved the Compassionate Use Act of 1996, it was with the understanding that the state would provide a safe and organized system for cancer patients and other ill people to obtain medically prescribed marijuana.
What does CUA stand for?
CUA stands for Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (California)
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- Military and Government
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We have 84 other meanings of CUA in our Acronym Attic
- Co-Utilization Agreement
- Comando Universitario Aprista (Spanish: Aprista Leadership College)
- Combat Useable Asset
- Commander's Update Assessment
- Commercial Use Authorization
- Common User Access
- Commonly Used Acronym
- Communauté Urbaine d'Alençon (French: Urban Community of Alençon; Alençon, France)
- Communauté Urbaine d'Arras (French: Urban Community of Arras; Arras, France)
- Communications Unit Automation
- Computer User Access
- Concordia University at Austin (Austin, TX)
- Connection Update Acknowledge
- Cost Utility Analysis
- Credit Union Atlantic (Nova Scotia, Canada)
- Credit Union Australia
- Cross-, Up-Selling and Accessories Products (SAP Internet Sales Web-Shop)
- CU Aerospace (Champaign, Illinois)
- Cystoscopy Under Anesthesia
- Canadian University Athletic Association
Samples in periodicals archive:
California's Compassionate Use Act of 1996 largely grew out of the experience of illegal but semi-tolerated "buyer's clubs" that provide marijuana to chemotherapy, AIDS, glaucoma, and chronic pain patients.
In 1996, California voters enacted Proposition 215, called "The Compassionate Use Act of 1996.