Browsing archives for May, 2016

Gerry Goldstein: A Champion for Social Justice

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It was with great pleasure that NORML presented the first annual Michael J. Kennedy Social Justice Award this past week to criminal defense attorney Gerald H. Goldstein, a long-time NORML activist and senior partner with the firm of Goldstein, Goldstein and Hilley in San Antonio, TX. The award, named after the late Michael J. Kennedy, [...]

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NORML’s 2016 Conference and Lobby Day – A Debrief

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NORML members, supporters, and chapter leaders gathered in our nation’s capital this week, for NORML’s 2016 Conference and Lobby Day. The events were filled with education, activism, socializing, and plenty of marijuana smoking. For those who weren’t able to attend, keep reading below to find out what you missed and how you can get involved in [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up May 27th, 2016

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Federal lawmakers pressured President Obama this week to take executive action to reform marijuana policy. Meanwhile, state legislative reforms are still moving forward throughout the country. Keep reading to get the latest news and to learn what you can do to take action. Federal: Fourteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter [...]

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Study: Rates Of Problematic Cannabis Use Falling Among Teens

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Fewer adolescents are consuming cannabis; among those who do, fewer are engaging in problematic use of the plant, according to newly published data in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis evaluated government survey data on adolescents’ self-reported drug use during [...]

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I will match your donation to the Maine Legalization Initiative

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I’ve worked hard to help legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adult recreational use in Washington State (where I live) and in Oregon. This November, Maine voters will have the opportunity to approve a ballot initiative that will end prohibition and replace it with a sensible marijuana policy in their state too. As a NORML [...]

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