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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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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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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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Texas: HB 2107 Stalls at the Deadline – A Letter from Texas NORML Executive Director

May 11, 2017
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Texas: HB 2107 Stalls at the Deadline – A Letter from Texas NORML Executive Director

It is important that we keep our lobbying efforts alive and sustain the work we are doing at the Capitol and across the state. There will be major opportunities in front of us that we must be ready to capitalize on. We learned a lot. We are carbon pressed to diamonds. We must continue...

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Historic: Decriminalization is Scheduled to Be Heard on the Texas House Floor

Historic: Decriminalization is Scheduled to Be Heard on the Texas House Floor

HB 81, to decriminalize marijuana from jail time to a simple ticket, will be heard by the full Texas House.

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Supporters of Marijuana Legalization Rally in Easton’s Centre Square

Supporters of Marijuana Legalization Rally in Easton’s Centre Square

Supporters of marijuana legalization gathered in Easton's Centre Square to rally for marijuana law reforms on the local and state level. Members of Lehigh Valley NORML provided educational materials to attendees and spoke about several marijuana bills being considered by state lawmakers.

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420: Take Action to End Prohibition!

April 20, 2017
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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.

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Q&A with Houston NORML

April 8, 2017
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Q&A with Houston NORML

Cara Bonin, executive director of Houston NORML, shares her thoughts on the recent decision by District Attorney Ogg to decriminalize marijuana in Harris County and the importance of grassroots activism on the local level.

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Kansas City Voters to Weigh in on Decriminalization Measure – Yes on 5

Kansas City Voters to Weigh in on Decriminalization Measure – Yes on 5

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.

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Wisconsin City Removes Fines for Marijuana Possession and Consumption

Wisconsin City Removes Fines for Marijuana Possession and Consumption

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.

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