McClintock/Polis Amendment to Limit Federal Interference of State Marijuana Laws

Generic 6 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Representatives Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Jared Polis (D-CO) have introduced an amendment that, if passed, would disallow the Department of Justice to use funds from Congress to enforce federal laws on activities that are legal under state law with regard to marijuana. Ultimately, this amendment seeks to limit the federal government’s ability to intrude in [...]

Tagged in , ,

SMART Bill Reintroduced in Congress

Generic 15 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1) Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01) has reintroduced the State Marijuana And Regulatory Tolerance (SMART) Enforcement Act (H.R. 3534). This bill prohibits state-sanctioned marijuana consumers and businesses from being prosecuted by the federal government. By a margin of more than 6 to 1, Americans say that individual states should be able to make [...]

Tagged in , ,

Pennsylvania Governor to AG Sessions: Back Off!

Generic 15 June 2017 | 0 Comments

In a recent letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf wrote a pointed letter regarding the Department of Justice and it’s posturing to implement a crackdown of lawful state medical marijuana programs. The full letter: Dear Attorney General Sessions: Last year, the Pennsylvania passed bipartisan legislation to legalize Medical Marijuana that I was [...]

Tagged in , , ,

This 4/20, Demand To End Prohibition, Again.

Generic 18 April 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again. Long recognized as the national marijuana holiday, April 20th presents us with an opportunity to make our voices heard:  Click here to sign up for the Online Day of Action When Jeff Sessions was nominated Attorney General, NORML worked with all of you to send out a “Thunderclap,” [...]

Tagged in , , ,

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 [...]

Tagged in , ,