It is once again election night in America. While 2017 doesn’t feature any statewide marijuana initiatives, there are still a number of races to watch tonight that will impact marijuana law reform efforts across the nation.
Georgia lost a key player in the reform of marijuana laws last Friday. James Bell was a part of the NORML movement in Georgia back in the 70s, and went on to form Georgia Campaign for Access, Reform, and Education (Georgia C.A.R.E.). James was dedicated, driven advocates/activist and will be sorely missed.
Marijuana activists across Michigan are gearing up for a renewed effort to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and up. Last week the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol took the first steps to qualify their new proposal for the 2018 ballot by formally submitting language to the State of Michigan for review. If approved, Michigan will become the ninth state to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and up.
After years of stonewalling by former leadership, we commend lawmakers for finally correcting this injustice. Once law, Granite state residents will be one step closer to being able to truly ‘Live Free’ and not just ‘live free, but potentially be incarcerated.
Grassroots activists across the Lone Star State mobilize in support of HB 2107. If passed, HB 2107 would make the Compassionate Use Program more inclusive for Texas patients with debilitating medical conditions. Supporters are encouraged to contact their representatives today!
Candidates for the highly contested and closely watched Montana At-Large Congressional Special Election discuss marijuana legalization.
This 4/20, tell your elected officials it is time for the Congress to respect the will of the majority of American citizens and end federal marijuana prohibition.
Less than a month after forming Las Vegas NORML, the organization’s founding members recently traveled to the Nevada State House to lobby lawmakers in support of protections for marijuana patients and advocates.
Voters in Kansas City, Missouri will finally have a chance to weigh in on Kansas City NORML’s marijuana decriminalization measure next Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
Members of Madison NORML worked for months to earn the support of council members and the community to pass what is considered by many to be the most progressive marijuana laws in the Badger state.