Rick Steves: Let’s Make a Better America Together

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Today, Congress will hold its first hearing on the federal criminalization of marijuana. This is a big day: after patient years of steady gains one state at a time, we’re finally ready for serious marijuana policy reform at the federal level. NORML has been strong, dogged, and heroic in this civil liberties battle. And now, […]

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Rick Steves: I support home cultivation rights for all marijuana consumers

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In 2012, I was proud to help fund and promote the passage of I-502 which legalized, taxed, and regulated marijuana in my home state of Washington. Now, seven years later, I’m delighted to see more and more politicians, not just on the West coast, stepping up to address marijuana policy reform and fighting to uphold […]

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Rep. Blumenauer: Now more than ever, it’s our time

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Earl Blumenauer is a member of Congress representing Oregon’s 3rd district Nearly my entire career as a public servant, I’ve been proud to work with NORML to build understanding and consensus on the need for cannabis reform since 1973. While I was serving as a state legislator, my home state of Oregon became the first […]

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Travel Writer and Television Host Rick Steves Briefed Congress On Marijuana Policy

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Yesterday on Capitol Hill, bestselling guidebook author and travel host Rick Steves held two briefings to address marijuana prohibition to a gathering of members of Congress and their staff. Inspired by Europe’s pragmatic approach to drug policy, with success measured by harm reduction rather than incarceration, Steves said that he is motivated to speak in favor […]

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Rick Steves Testifies In Illinois In Support Of Legalization

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Rick Steves with Illinois NORML’s Ali Nagib On Tuesday, travel radio and television host Rick Steves, a NORML Board Member, journeyed to Illinois to testify in support of marijuana legalization effort in the state legislature. “When you legalize marijuana, use does not go up, teen use does not go up, crime does not go up, what […]

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