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NORML Interviews: PA State Senator and US Congressional Candidate Daylin Leach

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Senator Leach Talks Marijuana Policy with National NORML Comm. Director Erik Altieri and PhillyNORML Comm. Director Joe Forte NORML recently interviewed Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach regarding marijuana law reform and the role it has played in state politics and his campaign. While serving in Harrisburg, Senator Leach introduced measures to legalize marijuana for both [...]

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Poll: Majority of Colorado Voters Positive About State’s Experience With Legalization

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Colorado voters do not have buyers’ remorse. The majority of Colorado voters believe that legalizing cannabis has been “good” for the state and 54 percent say they support the new laws regulating the plant’s retail production and sale, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Fifty-five percent of voters approved Amendment [...]

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NORML PAC Endorses Adam Ebbin for US Congress

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Today, NORML PAC is pleased to announce its endorsement of Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin in his campaign for U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District. “NORML PAC believes strongly that Senator Ebbin has the tenacity, coalition building skills, and political acumen required to help end our country’s destructive war on marijuana consumers,” stated [...]

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Teens who use alcohol, marijuana together are at higher risk for unsafe driving

Did you know that? 28 April 2014 | 0 Comments

Teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke marijuana may be at increased risk for unsafe driving, according to a study. The findings point to a need for education on the risks of “simultaneous use” of alcohol and marijuana. The study of U.S. high school seniors found that teens who had used both in the past year [...]

Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens: Feds Should Legalize Marijuana

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In an interview with NPR released today, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens came out in support for marijuana legalization. When asked if he believed the federal government should legalize marijuana, the 94 year old former Justice replied: “Yes, I really think that that’s another instance of public opinion [that's] changed. And recognize that [...]

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