More than 400 Texans from across the Lone Star State rallied in Austin to lobby state lawmakers in support of marijuana law reforms. Attendees received a free advocacy training and additional resources to support their lobbying efforts.
The current state of cannabis reform in Indiana and the potential progress that could be made this session rests largely on the shoulders of a few committee chairs.
Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Here’s a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. Get involved today!
Oregon NORML (ornorml.org) executive director Madeline Martinez is appealing directly to legislators in Salem to pass a bill sponsored by Senator Lew Frederick (D-Portland) that would finally legalize social consumption of cannabis in Oregon.
The New York State Association of Police made a statement opposing legalization of cannabis for adult-use in New York, in response to Governor Cuomo’s announcement that he plans to pass legislation April 1st, with the budget, that will legalize cannabis for adult-use in New York. The New York State Association of Police said traffic safety is a major concern, citing an increase in vehicle-related fatalities by 62 percent in Colorado the first year cannabis was legalized in the state.
Roc NORML is the Rochester chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and we want to make sure the public is aware that statement is simply not true.
Seven years have passed and 33 states now have medical cannabis systems in place. It is time for Kentucky to join the discussion and catch up with the rest of America. We look forward to seeing everyone in Frankfort next week!
Marijuana law reform advocates from across Colorado join members of Colorado NORML and Denver NORML to lobby state lawmakers in support of parental protections and expanding access to the state’s medical marijuana program.
State lawmakers in Virginia’s Senate Committee on Education and Health voted to approve three medical cannabis bills that aim to expand access and reduce patient costs associated with the state’s medical marijuana program.
Municipal governments across Michigan move to ban the sale of adult-use marijuana, but advocates remain hopeful education and guidance from state lawmakers will provide a new perspective.
With a new year on the horizon, members of Nevada and Las Vegas NORML wanted to take time to shine light on 18 of our most memorable moments from 2018.