Browsing archives for August, 2012

Latest Media Buzz Regarding Pot’s Potential Impact On IQ Misses The Bigger Issue

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The mainstream press has been abuzz in recent days regarding the findings of a recent study suggesting that early-onset, persistent cannabis exposure by those under age 18 could potentially pose adverse effects on intelligence quotient. Yet, absent from the media’s discussion of the study — a discussion that has even included some fairly critical reviews [...]

Presidential Nominee – Federal Agent – and Musician to Campaign for Pot at Democratic Convention

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Charlotte, NC: On Tuesday, September 4th at 5:30 pm, during the Democratic National Convention, North Carolina NORML will be hosting Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson, former special agent Jamie Haase, and southern rock artist Greta Gaines as they speak on behalf of the organization to raise awareness and support for ending marijuana prohibition.   The chapter issued the following [...]

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100+ Professors Agree, It’s Time to Legalize Marijuana

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NORML is reposting this message on behalf of our allies at The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol: More than 100 members of the academic community from across Colorado and throughout the nation have signed on to the following letter endorsing Amendment 64. These college professors represent various fields of study, including economics, law, and [...]

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Got $4.20 to Pitch in For Marijuana Legalization? Help NORML Smoke the Vote This November

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The 2012 election is, without a doubt, the most important one yet in the world of marijuana law refom. Three states, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon will be voting to legalize marijuana use by responsible adults and Montana, Arkansas, and Massachusetts, will be voting on medical marijuana issues. These reform efforts, coupled with local ballot measures [...]

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Springfield City Council Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative, May Be Amended

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Last night, the City Council of Springfield, MO voted 6-3 in favor of an initiative that would lower city penalties for possession of up to 35 grams of cannabis to a maximum $150 fine. This measure came about as part of a petitioning process by the group Show-Me Cannabis Regulation. After the group collected enough [...]

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