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NORML PAC Endorses Tim Canova, Challenger To DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

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The NORML PAC is proud to announce its endorsement of Tim Canova, democratic primary challenger to US House member and DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz for Florida’s 23rd congressional district race. Mr. Canova, a law school professor and political activist, is the first Democratic challenger to Representative Wasserman-Schultz since she’s held the office and NORML is [...]

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Adult Use Legalization Measure Qualifies For California Ballot

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California voters will decide this November on a statewide initiative to legalize and regulate the adult use and sale of cannabis. The Secretary of State’s office confirmed yesterday that proponents of the measure, The Adult Use Marijuana Act, collected over 600,000 signatures from registered voters to place the initiative on the ballot. Passage of the [...]

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Democratic Party Includes Marijuana Reform As Part Of Its 2016 National Platform

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Representatives within the Democratic National Committee have approved provisions specific to marijuana law reform as part of the party’s 2016 platform. A 15-person decision-making panel unanimously voted to adopt the following language: “We believe that the states should be laboratories of democracy on the issue of marijuana, and those states that want to decriminalize marijuana should [...]

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Cannabinoids remove plaque-forming Alzheimer’s proteins from brain cells

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Scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta, a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Get Involved with NORML Today!

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As predicted, 2016 is turning out to a historic year for the marijuana legalization movement. With three statewide initiatives already cleared for the November ballot (Florida, Nevada, Maine) and several other initiative campaigns awaiting certification, there has never been a greater need for grassroots marijuana activism. From gathering signatures and making volunteer recruitment calls, to [...]

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