Author: Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator

Legacy & NORML Announce Re-Release of First Two Peter Tosh Solo Albums

Collectible 7-inch vinyl single of “Legalize It” b/w “Equal Rights” released in Rasta colors of red, green and gold on National Record Store Day, April 16th
Legacy and NORML re-launch Tosh’s 1976 PSA at radio, promoting legalization of marijuana, in honor of NORML’s 40th anniversary birthday in 2011
Visit the NORML Daily Audio Stash to hear the […]

Announcing The NORML Network – Marijuana Podcasts 24/7

I’m excited to announce the next outreach project from NORML – The NORML Network.
It’s a twenty-four hour internet radio station of news, opinion, interviews, music, and live event coverage for the cannabis community. You can listen live anytime by visiting http://live.norml.org on your browser or by installing the Stickam app for your smartphone.  Our anchor […]

National Cancer Institute scrubs “anti-tumoral effect” of cannabinoids from website

You may recall last Wednesday when we pointed out this incredible paragraph on the website of the National Cancer Institute at cancer.gov, on their general information about medical cannabis, touting its antitumoral effects:
The potential benefits of medicinal Cannabis for people living with cancer include antiemetic effects, appetite stimulation, pain relief, and improved sleep. In the practice of integrative oncology, the health care […]

Tuesday Dr. Oz asks “Medical Marijuana: Is it Time to Make it Legal?”

On Tuesday’s edition of The Dr. Oz Show NORML Executive Director Allen St. Pierre appears along with Montel Williams and Dr. Donald Abrams, as well as an audience loaded with NORML activists from around the Tri-State area.
The show, “Medical Marijuana: Is it Time to Make it Legal?” also brings in former ONDCP staffer Andrea Barthwell […]

Seattle City Attorney Peter Holmes: “Legalize Marijuana”

Peter Holmes is the City Attorney for Seattle, Washington.  In this op-ed for the Seattle Times, Holmes makes good on his campaign promises to not prosecute user-level marijuana crimes and joins the growing chorus of current (Rep. Jared Polis) and former elected officials (Gov. Gary Johnson) calling for an end to adult marijuana prohibition.
Marijuana is far […]

Dr. Mitch Earleywine Ph.D. responds to latest “marijuana causes early psychoses” claim

Every Wednesday on NORML SHOW LIVE, Dr. Mitch Earleywine joins us to discuss the latest research in cannabis and to take live calls and chat questions from listeners on marijuana culture, history, medicine, and science.  He is a member of the NORML Advisory Board and his research has been published in over fifty scientific journals […]

US Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO): “A lot of members of Congress privately agree” with drug law reform

(Download this interview at from our archives and listen every weekday at 4pm Eastern to NORML SHOW LIVE at http://live.norml.org for more marijuana reform news and interviews.  You can also subscribe to our podcast via iTunes or download on-demand at The Stash Blog at http://stash.norml.org)
From our interview with Colorado’s US Rep. Jared Polis on NORML […]