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Alternative Fact: Marijuana Causes Violence

Generic 28 February 2017 | 0 Comments

Attorney General Jeff SessionsPhoto by Gage Skidmore Speaking to the press this evening, Attorney General Jeff Sessions doubled down on his infamous reefer madness rhetoric. Sessions stated: “We’re seeing real violence around that. Experts are telling me there’s more violence around marijuana than one would think and there’s big money involved.” Sessions’ latest comments describe a [...]

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Four days since The White House threatened marijuana consumers…

Generic 28 February 2017 | 0 Comments

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer It has been a whirlwind since the White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday indicated that the Trump administration may engage in “greater” efforts to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in jurisdictions that have legalized and regulated its adult use. In the last four days, NORML has helped to [...]

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Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids

Did you know that? 27 February 2017 | 0 Comments

Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/24/2017

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! The elephant in the room is pretty simple. If you haven’t seen it yet, this week White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer opened the door to a federal crackdown in the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. You can read more about it HERE. To [...]

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White House Press Secretary Hints Federal Marijuana Crackdown May Be Forthcoming

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer today said that the Trump administration may engage in “greater” efforts to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in jurisdictions that have legalized and regulated its adult use. In response to a question regarding how the administration intends to address statewide marijuana legalization laws, Spicer indicated that the administration views the [...]

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