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AAA Is Doubling Down On Their Marijuana Distortions

Generic 31 August 2017 | 0 Comments

First, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of you who responded to NORML’s request to contact the American Automobile Association and urged them to “stop lying about marijuana legalization.” But even as public and media pressure grows, AAA affiliates are doubling down on their reefer madness rhetoric. At a recent [...]

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FDA Seeking Public Comments On CBD

Generic 30 August 2017 | 0 Comments

On Regulations.Gov, right now, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting public comments with regard to the therapeutic utility and abuse liability of various controlled substances, including cannabidiol (CBD). The agency will consider these comments prior to preparing a formal response to the World Health Organization, which is considering placing the substances within their [...]

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Congressman O’Rourke Introduces Amendment To End Arbitrary License Suspensions

Generic 29 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) with Representatives Amash (R-MI), Jeffries (D-NY), Nadler (D-NY) have introduced an amendment to the appropriations bill that the House is expected to take up next month. The amendment would eliminate the funding for enforcement of Section 159 of title 23, which reduces highway funding for states if they did not automatically [...]

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Bianca Jagger To Receive Second Annual Michael J. Kennedy Social Justice Award

Generic 29 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Bianca Jagger International human rights advocate Bianca Jagger will be in Washington, DC on Monday, September 11, 2017, to receive the Michael J. Kennedy Social Justice Award from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), at our annual conference. The inscription on the award reads as follows: “To Bianca Jagger, in recognition [...]

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American Legion Resolves In Support Of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medicinal Cannabis

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The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The resolution, passed yesterday at the Legion’s annual convention, urges the “United States government to permit VA medical providers to be able to discuss with veterans the use of marijuana [...]

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