NORML Responds To Latest Cannabis and Psychosis Claims

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A widely reported study appearing today in the British journal The Lancet alleges that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of psychosis cases in Europe are due to cannabis exposure, and that exposure to elevated levels of THC increases this risk. NORML has previously written on the data showing a multi-directional association between cannabis and […]

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Florida: State Lawmakers Vote to Restore Patients’ Right To Smoke Medical Cannabis

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On March 13, members of the Florida state House of Representatives voted 101 to 11 to approve legislation (Senate Bill 182) to re-legalize the inhalation of herbal cannabis formulations for medical purposes. The bill was unanimously approved by the state Senate last week, and will now be transmitted to Governor Ron DeSantis. Seventy-one percent of Floridians […]

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NORML Celebrates 49 Years of Fighting for Freedom

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49 years ago, Keith Stroup founded NORML to end marijuana prohibition. Now, 10 states and DC have legalized the adult-use of marijuana, and more than two-thirds of the country has legalized medical cannabis. We’ve moved mountains, thanks to good people like you. Our birthday wish this year is simple: let’s legalize America. Today, we hope […]

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Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 200,000 Full-Time Workers

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The state-licensed cannabis industry gained over 64,000 new employees in 2018, and now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Whitney Economics and the online content provider Leafly.com. Commenting on the new findings, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said, “The federal government needs to deschedule marijuana to allow states to better and […]

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Vermont: Senate Passes Legislation Permitting Marijuana Sales

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Members of the state Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday establishing a system of retail marijuana sales to adults. Members passed Senate Bill 54 by a vote of 23 to 5. The measure expands existing law to permit the state-licensed production and sale of cannabis to those age 21 or older. Under the plan, the […]

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