marijuana

The Loss of an Activist, the Passing of a Friend, James Bell

The Loss of an Activist, the Passing of a Friend, James Bell

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.

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NORML Chapters Hope to Bring Marijuana Discussion To Congressional Town Hall Meetings

NORML Chapters Hope to Bring Marijuana Discussion To Congressional Town Hall Meetings

NORML Chapters across the country are starting to shift their focus from state-level lobbying efforts to Congressional Town Hall meetings for the August recess. In addition to engaging their representatives, activists will be encouraging participants to join the marijuana law reform conversation.

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Pennsylavania Cities Continue to Embrace Decriminalization of Marijuana

Pennsylavania Cities Continue to Embrace Decriminalization of Marijuana

After successfully working with local governments to pass marijuana decriminalization measures in Philadelphia, State College, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, marijuana advocates in Pennsylvania have set their sights on the City of York and several other municipalities.

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Marijuana is NORML: 45% of Americans Have Tried Cannabis

July 21, 2017
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Marijuana is NORML: 45% of Americans Have Tried Cannabis

According to recently released polling data from Gallup, nearly half of all Americans have tried marijuana at one point in their lives.

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President Trump Compliments Leader Who Executes His Citizens for Drug Charges

President Trump Compliments Leader Who Executes His Citizens for Drug Charges

If the latest comments and memos coming out of Attorney General Sessions' Department of Justice didn't raise concerns about the Trump Administration's potential plans to reignite our nation's failed war on drugs, his recent call with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte should sound alarm bells.

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Las Vegas NORML Ramps up Advocacy Efforts

Las Vegas NORML Ramps up Advocacy Efforts

Members of Las Vegas NORML focus on home cultivation, social consumption and protections for medical marijuana patients. Pending legislation would re-establishing patient cultivation rights, permit medical marijuana research facilities, and add PTSD as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana.

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Montana Special Election: Rob Quist’s Marijuana Use is NORML

Montana Special Election: Rob Quist’s Marijuana Use is NORML

I think Quist’s opponents may be surprised by the reaction this “revelation” will evoke from most Montana residents, and Americans across the spectrum. That reaction can largely be summed up as: “So what?”

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Social Consumption of Marijuana off to a Slow Start in Colorado

Social Consumption of Marijuana off to a Slow Start in Colorado

For more than a year, members of Denver NORML have advocated for the social consumption of marijuana in Colorado. In Denver, city officials were able to publish draft rules for I-300, but SB-184, a statewide effort to regulate social consumption died in committee.

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Chris Christie Has Zero Credibility on Drug Policy

May 12, 2017
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Chris Christie Has Zero Credibility on Drug Policy

"Governor Christie has 0% credibility on drug policy, or any other policy, for that matter. When it comes to cannabis' relationship to opioids from real-world experience, not bluster and rhetoric, states that have medicinal and recreational cannabis laws on the books see lower rates of overdose, lower rates of use, and lower rates of...

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Michigan NORML Joins Fight to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

Michigan NORML Joins Fight to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

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,...

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