Minorities Disproportionately Arrested In U.S. For Marijuana

Generic 4 June 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union released a new report affirming NORML’s historic data that minorities are disproportionately arrested (and most certainly prosecuted and, worse, incarcerated) at a rate four times higher than whites for cannabis (based on per capita cannabis use rates). In some midwest states–like Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota–minorities are arrested at rates eight [...]

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Last Chance To Register For NORML’s 41st Annual National Conference

Generic 28 September 2012 | 0 Comments

These are the last days to register online to attend NORML’s 2012 national conference, ‘The Final Days of Prohibition,’ taking place Thursday, October 4th through Saturday, October 6th at The Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Former CA Assemblyman and peace activist Tom Hayden will speak on Thursday morning. Best-selling travel author and TV host Rick Steves [...]

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Marijuana Law Reform Makes Governing Magazine Cover

Generic 5 August 2012 | 0 Comments

As more and more public, economic and political attention is being cast towards cannabis legalization during the failed policy’s 75th birthday week, these apparently are the years of sober public policy writing examining what an end to Cannabis Prohibition is possibly going to look like with tax lawyer Patrick Ogelsby’s cover article in State Tax [...]

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When A Governor Calls And Asks For Support To Reform Marijuana Laws…

Generic 4 August 2012 | 0 Comments

…you provide it! Please see my note below about my recent call with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, his support for major cannabis law reforms and his wont as a re-elected governor to become a national spokesperson for cannabis law reforms before the Congress and Executive branches. Many of us have worked for too many years [...]

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Cannabis Prohibition Now Seventy-Five Years Old

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Infamously, America’s federally created Cannabis Prohibition marks its seventy-fifth anniversary this August 2, 2012. The so-called ‘great failed social experiment’ of Alcohol Prohibition of the 1920s barely lasted a dozen years in effect. Rightly, it took a constitutional amendment to both ban and restore alcohol products to the free market. Is there a similar constitutional [...]

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