One of the most valuable resources that NORML possesses is our members. They are our lifeblood and the driving force behind the multitude of statewide and local reform efforts taking place around the country. That’s why NORML is pushing to build our ranks in advance of the 2016 election by launching the weeklong NORML Nation Membership Drive. As many of you know, presidential elections tend to attract a larger pool of younger and more politically progressive voters. We hope to tap into this expected voting block to achieve unprecedented successes […]
Oh, this is just fun.
Anti-MDMA Campaign Warns Teens About Dangers Of Feeling More Connected To Others
ROCKVILLE, MD—Explaining that most young people mistakenly believe the popular drug to be safe for recreational use, officials from the National Institute on Drug Abuse unveiled a new anti-MDMA campaign Friday warning teens about the dangers of feeling […]
Awww… too bad.
This article really makes me smile.
Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana. How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed. by James Higdon.
[…] The next day, Leonhart retired, a move Chaffetz and Cummings deemed “appropriate.” That was April.
In May, the Senate made history by voting in favor of the first […]
This refers back to one of the items in the “Odds and Ends” post this week…
Kyle Carriker found not guilty of felony murder
WICHITA, Kan. — Jurors have reached a not guilty verdict in the murder trial of a man accused in a deadly drug deal.
Kyler Carriker was one of five men charged […]
Newly appointed head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Chuck Rosenberg, says that marijuana is “probably” not as dangerous as heroin.
The director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, believes that cannabidiol (CBD) – a nonpsychotropic cannabinoid – is “a safe drug with no addictive effects.”
Democrat Gov. Kate Brown has signed emergency legislation expediting the retail sales of cannabis in Oregon to those age 21 and older. Senate Bill 60 permits state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries to also engage in cannabis sales to non-medical persons beginning on October 1, 2015. Adults will be allowed to purchase up to one-quarter ounce of cannabis per visit per day.
Hello NORML Supporters! NORML has big things planned for the 2016 election season, and we need more grassroots volunteers to help us fight for cannabis legalization! That’s why we’re announcing the NORML Nation Membership Drive, taking place from August 5th to August 12th! We’re working with multiple partners in the cannabis industry to build NORML’s ranks. The goal of this membership drive is to add 1,000 new members to NORML! We’re offering three ways to participate: $25 Donor Package Green “I Leaf NORML” Shirt (New design!) Merchandise from Hemp Wick, Weed Maps, Mass […]
Remember when former head Michele Leonhart refused to say that marijuana was less harmful than heroin?
Well, her predecessor, Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg, has taken a bold step toward… oafishness.
New DEA Leader: Pot Probably Not as Bad as Heroin. ‘I’m not an expert,’ he adds.
“If you want me to say that marijuana’s not […]
Marijuana law reform beyond america’s borders, today’s round up