NORML Chapters around the country are busy registering voters and mobilizing supporters of marijuana law reforms in advance of this November’s election, especially in states like Missouri, Michigan, North Dakota and Utah where voters will have a chance to vote on medical or adult-use marijuana initiatives.
Lawmakers have removed language from pending federal legislation that sought to facilitate veterans’ access to medical cannabis in jurisdictions that regulate it.
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC) has announced their most recent slate of bi-partisan reelection endorsements for incumbent members of the United States House of Representatives.
Marijuana business owners across America continue to struggle with censorship. Social media accounts of state-sanctioned, legal marijuana businesses are routinely being shut down without warning, and frankly without just cause. This is a devastating blow to companies that have invested time, money and energy into building robust following of tens of thousands of dedicated supporters and potential customers.
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez at a press conference today announced his intent to vacate over ten thousand low-level marijuana convictions. “It’s a little unfair to say we’re no longer prosecuting these cases, but to have these folks carry these convictions for the rest of their lives,” Gonzalez said.
Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!
After serving more than two decades in prison for possessing marijuana, Jeff Mizanskey, an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force, is eligible to vote again! With Amendment 2, the medical marijuana initiative endorsed by NORML appearing on Missouri’s statewide ballot this November, he’s urging supporters across the state to make sure they’re registered to vote. October 10th is the deadline so please make sure you register to vote today!
Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) today introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions.
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is pleased to endorse Missouri’s Amendment 2, which permits patients, at the discretion of a physician, to cultivate limited quantities of marijuana or to obtain cannabis and cannabis-infused products from licensed facilities.
In the coming weeks, I will match dollar for dollar every donation our NORML supporters can give before the midterm elections, up to $50,000 to empower NORML to educate the public on the benefits of legalization and to fight back against our failed prohibition.