Month: July 2015

Support the NORML Nation!

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 […]

The Onion skewers NIDA

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 […]

Is the DEA having a bad day?

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 […]

Update on Felony Murder Case

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 […]

Oregon: Retail Cannabis Sales To Begin October 1

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.

NORML Nation Membership Drive

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 […]