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Support for Legalization Continues to Grow Into The Future

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Public policy, in a democracy, depends on the will of a majority of the citizens. Only when a clear majority favor a change in policy can that change occur, and even then, when working with elected legislators, these is always a significant lag between a change in the public attitudes, and a change in public […]

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2015 Congressional Letter Writing Campaign 

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Beginning on Monday, October 26, 2015, NORML Affiliates and Chapters from across the country will begin contacting their representatives to urge them to support one of the seventeen marijuana-related bills introduced since the 114th Congress convened on January 3, 2015. Over the past few months, NORML Affiliates and Chapters have demonstrated their ability to mobilize […]

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More than 25 percent of women giving birth who test positive for marijuana also using other drugs

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As an increasing number of states legalize marijuana for medical or recreational use, health officials expect consumption of tetrahydrocanabis during pregnancy to increase. A new study suggests a mother’s use of marijuana while pregnant could indicate other drug use as well.

Court: Feds Cannot Take Punitive Action Against State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Facilities

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Budgetary provisions enacted by Congress in 2014 forbid the Justice Department from taking action against medical marijuana providers who are operating in compliance with state law, a federal judge for the northern district of California determined earlier this week. The ruling, issued by US District Court Judge Charles Breyer, rejects the Justice Department’s ‘tortured’ interpretation […]

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Gallup: Support For Legalizing Marijuana At Historic High

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Fifty-eight percent of Americans believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal,” according to nationwide polling data released today by Gallup. The percentage ties the highest level of support ever reported by Gallup, and is more than twice the level of support reported in the mid-1990s. Younger Americans, Democrats and independents are the […]

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