Tell Congress Not To Allow Trump To Roll Back Medical Marijuana Protections

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It’s been three years and counting but President Trump is once again threatening to derail the progress we’ve made in reforming marijuana laws across this country. The latest offense is his recently released 2021 federal budget proposes slashing all legal protection for state medical marijuana programs and potentially jeopardizing the patients that rely on them. […]

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President Trump: Marijuana Makes You “Lose IQ Points”

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Photo by Gage Skidmore In a recently released recording of a conversation that President Trump had with Lev Parnas and others, a short conversation about marijuana can be heard where the President espouses long-debunked claims that echo from the propaganda film Reefer Madness. “Do you think the whole marijuana thing is a good thing?” Trump […]

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POTUS: Feds “Allowing States” to Choose Legalization

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The federal government is not standing in the way of states that decide in favor of legalizing and regulating marijuana, President Donald Trump stated on Friday in comments first reported by MarijuanaMoment.net. In response to a reporter’s question regarding whether or not the administration will support a change in federal marijuana policy, President Trump responded: […]

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A NORML Statement on William Barr as Attorney General Nominee

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Washington, DC: Today, President Trump announced his intention to nominate former Attorney General William Barr to be considered by the Senate to replace former Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions. “With every move by the Department of Justice facing intense public scrutiny, maintaining Jeff Sessions’ policy of reefer madness would be self-defeating,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal. […]

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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced To Protect States That Have Legalized Marijuana

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Today, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced bipartisan legislation, The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act of 2018, to remove the threat of federal intervention and prosecution in states that regulate marijuana use and sales. A bipartisan House companion bill has been introduced by Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and […]

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