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.
Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis have introduced legislation in the House and Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference.
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.
The Trudeau administration is anticipated to introduce legislation in early April to regulate the use, production, and sale of marijuana. Proponents of the measure are seeking to achieve its implementation by July 1, 2018.
Let’s put Chris Christie in charge of a drug commission devoted to opioid abuse.
Washington Post (via Tom Angell):
The White House Office of American Innovation, to be led by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, will operate as its own nimble power center within the West Wing and will report directly to […]
Here are the bills from around the country that NORML has tracked this week and as always, check http://norml.org/act for legislation pending in your state.
Haven’t done one of these in a while. Here’s a puff piece by Frank Lewis in the Portsmouth (Ohio) Daily Times: Forfeiture – an important tool. It’s essentially a promo for the U.S. Attorney’s office.
U.S. Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman has announced the creation of a District forfeiture unit tasked with ensuring the District is […]
The number of federal offenders sentenced for violating marijuana laws has fallen significantly since 2012, according to data provided by the United States Sentencing Commission.
Ever since the 2016 election, marijuana legalization supporters have been wondering if President Trump will crack down on state-approved recreational and/or medical marijuana programs. The Heritage Foundation believes it knows the answer.