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like a bad penny

August 2, 2015
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like a bad penny

John Walters. He keeps showing up. I feel like I have a long-term dysfunctional relationship with this man. It’s been so many years that this blog has had to deal with him in one way or another. After he left the ONDCP, I hoped that would be it, but he keeps popping up with...

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Support the NORML Nation!

Support the NORML Nation!

One of the most valuable resources that NORML possesses is our members. They are our lifeblood and the driving force behind the multitude of statewide and local reform efforts taking place around the country. That’s why NORML is pushing to build our ranks in...

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The Onion skewers NIDA

July 31, 2015
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The Onion skewers NIDA

Oh, this is just fun.

Anti-MDMA Campaign Warns Teens About Dangers Of Feeling More Connected To Others

ROCKVILLE, MD—Explaining that most young people mistakenly believe the popular drug to be safe for recreational use, officials from the National Institute on Drug Abuse unveiled a...

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Is the DEA having a bad day?

July 31, 2015
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Is the DEA having a bad day?

Awww… too bad.

This article really makes me smile.

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana. How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed. by James Higdon.

The next...

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Update on Felony Murder Case

July 31, 2015
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Update on Felony Murder Case

This refers back to one of the items in the “Odds and Ends” post this week…

Kyle Carriker found not guilty of felony murder

WICHITA, Kan. — Jurors have...

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New DEA Leader Suspects Marijuana Is Not As Bad As Heroin

New DEA Leader Suspects Marijuana Is Not As Bad As Heroin

Newly appointed head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Chuck Rosenberg, says that marijuana is “probably” not as dangerous as heroin.

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NIDA Director Says Cannabidiol Is A “Safe Drug”

The director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, believes that cannabidiol (CBD) – a nonpsychotropic cannabinoid – is “a safe drug with no addictive...

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Oregon: Retail Cannabis Sales To Begin October 1

Democrat Gov. Kate Brown has signed emergency legislation expediting the retail sales of cannabis in Oregon to those age 21 and older. Senate Bill 60 permits...

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NORML Nation Membership Drive

July 29, 2015
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NORML Nation Membership Drive

Hello NORML Supporters! NORML has big things planned for the 2016 election season, and we need more grassroots volunteers to help us fight for cannabis legalization! That’s why we’re announcing...

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DEA administration moves from actively evil to just incompetent

July 29, 2015
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DEA administration moves from actively evil to just incompetent

Remember when former head Michele Leonhart refused to say that marijuana was less harmful than heroin?

Well, her predecessor, Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg, has taken a bold step toward…...

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Marijuana Law Reform Beyond America’s Borders

Marijuana Law Reform Beyond America’s Borders

Marijuana law reform beyond america's borders, today's round up

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Sorting Through the Marijuana Mess in Ohio

Sorting Through the Marijuana Mess in Ohio

If anyone would have suggested a year ago that Ohio might be on the verge of legalizing marijuana in 2015, I would have laughed at the idea. First, Ohio...

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