Browsing archives for December, 2018

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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2018 Year In Review: NORML’s Top Ten Events In Marijuana Policy

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Read the ten biggest stories that shaped marijuana policy in 2018. #1: Public Support in Favor of Adult Use Legalization at Historic Highs More adults than ever before believe that marijuana use by adults ought to be legal. An October poll conducted by Gallup reported that 66 percent of adults – including majorities of Democrats, […]

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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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Weekly Legislative Roundup 12/21/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! History has been made at the federal level this week! President Donald Trump signed The Farm Bill into law on Thursday that includes language lifting the United States’ decades-long prohibition on domestic, commercial hemp production. Specifically, the 2018 Act amends the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 […]

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