Take Action This Memorial Day

Generic 30 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans have served our nation honorably. So this Memorial Day, why is the federal government denying those veterans suffering from debilitating ailments like chronic pain and PTSD access to the therapeutic effects of marijuana? Presently, V.A. doctors residing in states where medical cannabis is legal remain forbidden from providing the paperwork necessary to complete a [...]

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Weekly Legislative Update 5/20/17

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Welcome to this week’s edition of the NORML legislative roundup! This year, it seems that multiple states are vying for the honor of becoming the first state to legalize marijuana through the legislative process and four of them had movement this week. Ranked most-to-least likely, here is the action we saw in the last 7 days: Vermont: S. [...]

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‘Faces of Marijuana Prohibition’ Event Held on Capitol Hill

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NORML held a ‘Faces of Marijuana Prohibition’ event on Capitol Hill on April 19th, in cooperation with the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, where congressional staff heard first-hand from those most adversely impacted by the criminalization of marijuana.  Dozens of congressional staff attended, hearing from victims across the spectrum of marijuana criminalization. Perspectives included: a cancer survivor [...]

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Four days since The White House threatened marijuana consumers…

Generic 28 February 2017 | 0 Comments

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer It has been a whirlwind since the White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday indicated that the Trump administration may engage in “greater” efforts to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in jurisdictions that have legalized and regulated its adult use. In the last four days, NORML has helped to [...]

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Polling: Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers

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Record numbers of voters support regulating the marijuana market and oppose federal efforts to interfere or undermine state laws permitting the plant’s use or sale, according to nationwide polling data released today by Quinnipiac University. Ninety-three percent of voters — including 96 percent of Democrats and 85 percent of Republicans — support “allowing adults to [...]

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