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Alternative Fact: Marijuana Causes Violence

Alternative Fact: Marijuana Causes Violence

Sessions' latest comments are completely fictitious and describe a reality that only exists in the world of alternative facts. Marijuana legalization has not lead to increased violence, but rather has lead to lowered youth use rates, increased tax revenue, and fewer arrests of otherwise law abiding American citizens.

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We Must Demand Lawmakers Respect the Will of the Voters

We Must Demand Lawmakers Respect the Will of the Voters

Voters in eight states decided on Election Day to radically amend their longstanding marijuana policies. But many lawmakers in these states still aren’t getting the message.

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JUST IN: Sessions Evades Firm Answer on State Marijuana Laws, Leaves Door Open for Federal Enforcement

JUST IN: Sessions Evades Firm Answer on State Marijuana Laws, Leaves Door Open for Federal Enforcement

So, after finally being put on the spot and questioned on the issue, we are no closer to clarity than we were yesterday. Time to keep contacting your Senators. If Sessions wants to be an Attorney General for ALL Americans, he must bring his views in line with the majority of the population and...

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CALL NOW: NORML Day of Action #JustSayNoToSessions

CALL NOW: NORML Day of Action #JustSayNoToSessions

If confirmed by the US Senate, Sen. Sessions will possess the power to roll back decades of hard-fought gains. He will have the authority to challenge the medical marijuana programs that now operate in 29 states and the adult use legalization laws that have been approved in eight states. Call your Congressional Switchboard and...

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Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

This morning in Ottawa, a task force assigned to study legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana in Canada released their recommendations. While the task force's recommendations are non-binding, they announced during the press conference that the Canadian government will present legislation in the spring of 2017 modeled after this report.

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Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

Canadian Government’s Legal Marijuana Task Force Releases Recommendations

This morning in Ottawa, a task force assigned to study legalizing and regulating the adult use of marijuana in Canada released their recommendations. While the task force's recommendations are non-binding, they announced during the press conference that the Canadian government will present legislation in the spring of 2017 modeled after this report.

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Happy Danksgiving from NORML!

Happy Danksgiving from NORML!

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, NORML would like to acknowledge and give thanks to you, our faithful members and supporters. Without you, there is no us.  As we reflect upon this unprecedented year, we have much to be thankful for: – Lawmakers in 24 states approved more than 30 pieces of legislation specific to...

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BREAKING: Anti-Marijuana Zealot Tapped for Attorney General

BREAKING: Anti-Marijuana Zealot Tapped for Attorney General

Trump’s pick, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, is a militant prohibitionist. We could go into great detail how Senator Sessions has been an outspoken opponent against reform, but in this case his rhetoric is so off the wall...we’ll let his past statements speak for themselves.

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The Marijuana Revolution Continues

The Marijuana Revolution Continues

Election Day dealt another body blow to our nation’s costly, failed, and discriminatory policy of marijuana prohibition. If anyone thought our victories in 2012 and 2014 were a passing fad, it is now clear that they were mistaken. With adult use meaures being approved in four states (CA, MA, ME, NV) and medical marijuana...

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