Browsing archives for October, 2016

State policies will determine whether or not most Americans smoke marijuana

Did you know that? 31 October 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 50 percent of Americans changed their minds about intentions to smoke marijuana based on ramifications — or lack thereof — set forth by their state of residency, according to new research.

NORML Releases Gubernatorial Report Card: Learn Where Your Governor Stands On Marijuana Policy

Generic 28 October 2016 | 0 Comments

With the 2016 election only days away, NORML is pleased today to release of our first ever Gubernatorial Scorecard. Inspired by NORML’s Congressional Scorecard, this extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to every state governor based upon his or her comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. Public opinion [...]

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Values Survey: 63 Percent Of Americans Say Marijuana Should Be Legal

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Sixty-three percent of Americans age 18 and older favor making the use of marijuana legal, according to national polling results compiled by the Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Survey. The percentage is the highest ever reported by the poll, and marks a 30 percent increase in public support for legalization since 2014. The poll [...]

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A FAAH Better Thing for Cannabis Users

Did you know that? 27 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Chronic cannabis users have reduced levels of an enzyme called fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH). The enzyme has been considered for treatment for cannabis dependence because it breaks down substances made in the brain that have cannabis-like effects, called endocannabinoids, rendering them inactive.

NORML vs Big Alcohol and Big Pharma

Generic 26 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Hi, I’m Rick Steves, TV travel show host and a proud member of NORML’s Board of Directors. I’ve just returned from doing a barnstorming speaking tour in both Maine and Massachusetts to help build support for their legalization initiatives. It was an exhilarating week, meeting and talking with the good folks in those states, getting [...]

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