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Las Vegas NORML Hits the Ground Running with Lobby Day

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The Board of Directors of the newly-formed Las Vegas NORML recently traveled to the Nevada State House to lobby lawmakers in support of protections for marijuana patients and advocates. Less than a month after forming Las Vegas NORML, the organization’s founding members provided testimony to the State Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of SB-374, sponsored by [...]

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Marijuana Treated Like Alcohol? Legislation Filed In Senate and House

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Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis have introduced legislation in the House and Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. In addition to removing marijuana from the United States Controlled Substances Act, this legislation also removes [...]

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Natural chemical helps brain adapt to stress

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A natural signaling molecule that activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain plays a critical role in stress-resilience — the ability to adapt to repeated and acute exposures to traumatic stress.

Kansas City Voters to Weigh in on Decriminalization Measure – Yes on 5

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After more than a year of negotiations with city officials, and countless hours cultivating support for a ballot measure aimed at decriminalizing certain amounts of marijuana, members of Kansas City NORML will finally have a chance to hear from voters on the issue. Next Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Kansas City voters will weigh in on [...]

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Early use of marijuana can increase its negative health impacts

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The need for age guidelines for marijuana use is the focus of a new study. The findings show that young users report the most impact to their physical and mental health.