Debbie is the Interim Director of Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a medical cannabis patient advocacy non-profit whose mission is to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research. Debbie oversees all organizational and program operations in regards to education, training, policy, research, product safety and business compliance. Current projects include campaigns such as ASA’s End Pain, Not Lives Campaign and programs such as ASA’s Patient Focused Certification (PFC) program and the Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) program. She has served as a writer, editor, and reviewer on many ASA publications including the Patient’s Guide to CBD, the State of the States Report, and the Medical Cannabis Access for Pain Treatment report. Her previous work experience was in the Behavioral and Public Health fields working on projects in tobacco regulation and substance abuse prevention and treatment. She holds a Master’s degree in Psychology.