Browsing archives for August, 2018

NORML PAC Endorses Cannabis Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Blumenauer and Young

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The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML-PAC) has announced their endorsements of Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK) in their reelection campaigns. Blumenauer and Young serve as lead co-chairs of the Cannabis Caucus in the House of Representatives. “Representative Earl Blumenauer has been supporting sensible marijuana law [...]

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Racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

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Researchers have identified racial disparities in the treatment of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain. Black patients who receive opioids long-term are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drug use. Of those who test positive, blacks are more likely to have their opioid prescriptions discontinued, said the researchers.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 8/17/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! At the state level, North Dakota’s secretary of state’s office determined that activists collected enough signatures to qualify a far-reaching marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot. The campaign behind one Missouri medical cannabis initiative filed lawsuits seeking to block two other measures from appearing on [...]

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Lehigh Valley NORML Prepares for Next Push in Pennsylvania

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Greetings from your friends at Lehigh Valley NORML! With Summer rushing by, we just wanted to check in with our supporters. We want to fill you in on recent activities and upcoming meetings, events, and happenings. As many of you hopefully already know, we have planned a Rally and Lobby Day in Harrisburg for Monday, September [...]

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Texas Medical Marijuana Ad Launched

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The Foundation for an Informed Texas (FIT) extends educational program dedicated to rural Texans to cable television. This continues an already successful statewide tour and social media campaign that gives voice to rural Texans. The result of the successful efforts is an expanded rural education effort that combines multiple communications channels, including cable television ads. [...]

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