Gubernatorial Report Card: Learn Where Your Governor Stands on Marijuana Policy

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To kick off the 2019 state legislative season, NORML is pleased to release our 2019 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. “Following the publication of our 2018 Scorecard, there has been a dramatic shift […]

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Cities Across Michigan Ban Legal Marijuana Sales

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Since the passage of Proposition 1, officially known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, which legalized the sale, possession, consumption and cultivation of marijuana for adults 21 and up last November, members of Michigan NORML have encountered a new challenge: municipal opt-out. Similar to other states that have legalized adult-use marijuana like […]

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Chicago NORML Continues Push for Diversity in Pot Industry

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  As Illinois lawmakers continue to consider input from various stakeholders for legislation that would legalize the possession and use of marijuana for adults 21 and up in 2019, some advocates are feeling left out of the process. This is especially concerning because the majority reside in communities that have been devastated by marijuana prohibition. […]

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NORML Chapters Prioritize a Wide Range of Reforms for 2019

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Looking back at 2018, it was another productive year for marijuana law reform advocates. In addition to advancing legislation in state houses around the country, NORML chapters played a significant role in passing marijuana law reform initiatives in Michigan and Missouri, and were instrumental in numerous municipal marijuana decriminalization victories. With more and more local […]

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Say Happy Birthday to NORML’s Founder

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Today, 10 states and Washington, DC have legalized marijuana, 22 states have decriminalized marijuana, and 33 states have passed medical marijuana laws. 50 years ago, when Keith Stroup founded NORML, those numbers were all ZERO. This Thursday is Keith’s birthday and we are planning a special surprise for him – a birthday card with YOUR SIGNATURE! […]

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