House Judiciary Democrats Call For Marijuana Hearing

Generic 8 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Earlier today in Washington, DC, Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), requesting a hearing on the recent revocation of the Cole Memo by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Cole Memo, was a Justice Department memorandum, authored by former US Deputy Attorney General James Cole in [...]

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NORML Match Grant: Extended Two Days To Lament Marijuana Prohibition’s Founding

Generic 1 October 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear NORML members and supporters, Over the last month $26,650 has been raised by NORML members and supporters in a $100,000 donor match put forward by new NORML board members Rick Steves and Justin Hartfield. Thank you to the hundreds of donors who’ve contributed thus far—and employing football season jargon, I’m employing a national director [...]

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Medical Marijuana: Students and Seniors Lobby Congress

Generic 3 June 2013 | 0 Comments

Students for Sensible Drug Policy and the Silver Tour will convene a medical marijuana training session and lobby day in Washington D.C. to encourage Congress and the Obama Administration to allow states greater autonomy to create their own cannabis policies without political pressure from the federal government. Lobby training session is scheduled for Sunday, June [...]

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White House Drug Control Budget: Failed Drug War Tactics Prioritized Over Prevention and Treatment

Generic 12 April 2013 | 0 Comments

The Obama Administration has released its National Drug Control Budget for the FY 2014 and despite their claims that “the war on drugs is over” and that they have “bigger fish to fry” the Office National Drug Control Policy is still prioritizing failed drug war tactics over prevention and treatment. The new budget calls for [...]

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Help Put White House Petition For Medi-Pot Prisoner Over-The-Top

Generic 10 December 2012 | 0 Comments

[Update: By 1:15PM (eastern) the 25,000th signature put this White House pardon petition for Chris Williams over the top. Thank you!] At the dawn of the cannabis legalization epoch that was ushered in on election night when the commonsense-minded voters of both Colorado and Washington elected to end cannabis prohibition in their respective states, let’s [...]

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