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The Fiasco in Denver: Putting the Cart Before the Horse

The Fiasco in Denver: Putting the Cart Before the Horse

The embarrassing episode this week in Denver, when the sponsors of a city-wide initiative to legalize marijuana smoking in some bars and lounges withdrew their initiative, even after qualifying for the ballot, reminds us of the need to thoroughly vet these types of projects – especially those with the potential to set-back the legalization...

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Mainstream Media Highlights My Canary Performance App; Makers Offer Discounted Pricing For Labor Day

September 3, 2015
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Mainstream Media Highlights My Canary Performance App; Makers Offer Discounted Pricing For Labor Day

The mainstream media is abuzz about My Canary -- the first-ever NORML-endorsed mobile app that quickly and accurately measures one's personal performance to determine whether or not he/she may be under the influence of marijuana. My Canary features four distinct mental and physical performance tests,...

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Vermont Legislature: Will They Be First In The Nation To Legalize Marijuana?

Vermont Legislature: Will They Be First In The Nation To Legalize Marijuana?

With the reversal of House Speaker Shap Smith Vermont is positioned to become the first state legislature in America to vote in favor of legalizing marijuana.

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Updated And Expanded: NORML’s Emerging Clinical Applications For Cannabis & Cannabinoids

NORML is pleased to present the latest expanded/updated edition of the publication Emerging Clinical Applications for Cannabis & Cannabinoids — a comprehensive review of the latest peer-reviewed science...

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Study: Marijuana Genetics Often Mislabeled

Strains of cannabis sativa or cannabis indica possess relatively few significant genetic differences and are often mislabeled by breeders, according to an evaluation of marijuana taxonomy published...

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Drug offense sentencing requires major overhaul nationally

September 1, 2015
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Drug offense sentencing requires major overhaul nationally

While we are making great strides in reforming drug policy, there are still horrific abuses happening in the drug war.

President Obama, Commute Sharanda Jones’ Sentence

Sharanda Jones is...

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No More “Joe Camel,” Please!

No More “Joe Camel,” Please!

Many of us who try to stay current with legalization efforts around the country were amazed this past week when ResponsibleOhio, the group that recently qualified a full legalization...

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Asset Forfeiture push-back

August 27, 2015
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Asset Forfeiture push-back

It feels like there’s a growing concern around the country regarding the travesty of use of civil asset forfeiture to steal from citizens. We’re starting to see more states...

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Latest JAMA Studies Largely Fail To Support Past Claims About Marijuana And Brain Health

Two new studies published online today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Psychiatry provide little support for previous claims that cannabis exposure is significantly harmful to...

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Extraction Reaction: Let’s Be Smart About Dabbing

Extraction Reaction: Let’s Be Smart About Dabbing

A new scientific review of burn injuries in Colorado confirms what many of us have been saying for some time – that the popularity of dabbing (i.e., the use...

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GOP Voters In Early Primary States Oppose Federal Interference In State Marijuana Laws

Republican voters in the early primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire do not believe that the incoming administration ought to interfere with the enactment of state laws...

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Florida Cities Moving Full Speed Ahead With Marijuana Decriminalization

Florida Cities Moving Full Speed Ahead With Marijuana Decriminalization

Local governments in Florida are taking marijuana law reform into their own hands by adopting marijuana decriminalization ordinances as an alternative to more severe state sanctions.

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