NORML
NORML
06/24/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
The continued criminalization of adult marijuana use is out-of-step with the views of adults throughout America, 93% of whom support medical marijuana (Quinnipiac, 2017) and 60 percent of whom endorse the outright legalization of recreational cannabis (Gallup, 2016).

With public support for reforming marijuana laws at an all time high, Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA),...
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The continued criminalization of adult marijuana use is outofstep with the views

Tell Your Congressional Representative: Join the Cannabis Caucus

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Jim Marlowe
NORML
NORML
06/24/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
"Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made earlier this month."
Gov Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana

Gov. Scott signs medical marijuana expansion into law

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Rebel Hall
Jared Bodily
Joey A DB
NORML
NORML
06/24/2017 at 00:27. Facebook
"Traffic searches by highway patrols in Colorado and Washington dropped by nearly half after the two states legalized marijuana in 2012. That also reduced the racial disparities in the stops, according to a new analysis of police data, but not by much."

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Traffic searches by highway patrols in Colorado and Washington dropped by nearly

Police searches drop dramatically in states that legalized marijuana

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Jon Daniel
Orion Stephan
Daniel C. Knauf
NORML
NORML
yesterday at 13:20. Facebook
With marijuana law reform campaigns ramping up across the country, NORML is prepared to dedicate the necessary time and resources needed to ensure that these efforts are successful. From developing helpful talking points and strategic messaging, to working with our local organizations to register and mobilize voters, we're excited to offer our support. But we're going to need more people to...
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With marijuana law reform campaigns ramping up across the country NORML is

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NORML
06/22/2017 at 23:39. Facebook
Philando Castile is the name we must speak today, but sadly there are countless others, particularly people of color, who have fallen victims to or as a result of this senseless marijuana prohibition.
Philando Castile is the name we must speak today but sadly there

The Smell Of Marijuana Should Not Be A Death Sentence

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Mike Kizer
Ri Escalera
Joshua Cummings
NORML
NORML
06/22/2017 at 21:09. Facebook
Members of the Vermont House of Representatives decided late last night to block a marijuana depenalization measure, H. 511, from further consideration this legislative session.
Members of the Vermont House of Representatives decided late last night to

Vermont: House Blocks Marijuana Depenalization Bill From Further...

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Jesse Lee Permenter
Herbert Newsam
John Hardisty
NORML
NORML
06/22/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
Congressman Mike Coffman wrote:

It is no secret that I personally did not vote for the ballot initiative in the year 2000 that legalized medical marijuana. Nor did I vote for the initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012. My personal views on marijuana have not changed, and if votes on these two questions were on the ballot today, I would still oppose both of these measures. ...
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Congressman Mike Coffman wrote It is no secret that I personally did

COFFMAN: Like legalized pot or not, I'll defend it as a state issue - Aurora Sentinel

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Robert McNamara
Lynn Rinker
Ruby Starr
NORML
NORML
06/22/2017 at 14:20. Facebook
According to Justin Strekal, Political Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), their efforts may not only deny patients immediate access to CBD, they also threaten to significantly delay the implementation of any kind of cannabis reform.

"As GW and their lobbyists go door-to-door selling lawmakers on the wonders of their proprietary product," Strekal...
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According to Justin Strekal Political Director of the National Organization for the

Big Pharma Wants a Monopoly On One of Weed's Key Medicinal Compounds

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Maceson Stevens
April Stockwell
Dustin McKinley
NORML
NORML
06/22/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the DoJ to "undertake a review of existing policies"

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the DoJ to undertake a review of

Eleven Ways the Trump Administration May Try to Kill Legal Marijuana

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NORML
Heith Acosta
Timothy Collins
NORML
NORML
06/22/2017 at 00:40. Facebook
BREAKING: House Republicans blocked consideration of the legalization bill Wednesday evening during a special veto session.
BREAKING House Republicans blocked consideration of the legalization bill Wednes

VT House Republicans block marijuana legalization bill

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Mark McQueen
Nigel Lew
Dave DiPietro
NORML
NORML
06/22/2017 at 00:20. Facebook
He could save time and money by resigning. Just a thought.

In the meantime, tell Congress to prevent him from appointing prohibitionist US Attorneys: [ Norml.org Link ]
He could save time and money by resigning Just a thought

Attorney General Sessions retains a personal attorney

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John Graver
Paul Richard
Jason Pineau
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 22:48. Facebook
This is one of the most important stories to be told about the effects of marijuana prohibition when there is entrenched systemic racism within law enforcement communities.

It is imperative that we all say it: #BlackLivesMatter.
This is one of the most important stories to be told about

Analysis | Officer who shot Philando Castile said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life

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Jared Lasser
Jack Rothstein
Keith Simon
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 22:20. Facebook
Our friends at the Marijuana Policy Project are having some banking problems...

Via Washington Post:
Justin Strekal, policy director at D.C.-based NORML, said the attorney general is fighting a losing battle against legalization. Strekal is optimistic that organizations such as the MPP, as well as marijuana businesses, will not face the setbacks they have dealt with in past. But he cautioned...
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Our friends at the Marijuana Policy Project are having some banking problems

‘It is too risky’: Marijuana group says PNC Bank to close its accounts amid fears of a DOJ crackdown

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Jessica Kesler
Pete Wright
Patrick Joseph Robinson
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
While marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act, Congress should retain the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment to protect the right of states to make their own choices.
- Los Angeles Daily News Editorial Board

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While marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act Cong

Congress should keep Department of Justice out of states’ marijuana rules

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Eric Radant
Tim Devore
Casey Collins
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
But you can drink until you get hospitalized and everything is fine.

Time to change the law: [ Norml.org Link ]
But you can drink until you get hospitalized and everything is fine

Workers Are Being Fired For Using Medical Cannabis, Even In States Where It’s Legal

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Willem Plantinga
Vincent Brick
William Francis
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
The legal weed market appears to be impacting booze’s bottom line.

And that is A-OK.

But we still need to stop people from getting arrested. Find out what you can do: [ Norml.org Link ]
The legal weed market appears to be impacting booze’s bottom line

Is Big Alcohol Taking a Hit From Legal Weed?

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Sean Benson
Craig Kester
Anna Beaudrie
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 14:20. Facebook
Time to take your tourism dollars somewhere else.

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Time to take your tourism dollars somewhere else

The Five Worst States to Get Caught With Weed In

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James Beech
Jill Smith
Tony Tubes Zerr
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 10:42. Facebook
With marijuana law reform campaigns ramping up across the country, NORML is prepared to dedicate the necessary time and resources needed to ensure that these efforts are successful. From developing helpful talking points and strategic messaging, to working with our local organizations to register and mobilize voters, we're excited to offer our support. But we're going to need more people to...
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With marijuana law reform campaigns ramping up across the country NORML is

NORML.org - Working to Reform Marijuana Laws - NORML.org - Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

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NORML
06/21/2017 at 09:55. Facebook
To sum it up, Initiative 300 is a terrible concept. It was poorly written, plain and simple. Proponents included language in the initiative that requires, "evidence of community support," but now they're complaining that it's too restrictive. This is the second attempt by this group to pass a social use initiative.

Take 2015 for example, after thousands of dollars spent and countless hours...
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To sum it up Initiative 300 is a terrible concept It was

Proposed Denver social marijuana use rules so restrictive “99 percent” of business owners “no longer interested”

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Sean Collard
Jimmy Dugan
James Lorenzo
NORML
NORML
06/21/2017 at 00:20. Facebook
Fun Fact: Oral CBD administration is associated with reduced blood pressure in healthy volunteers, according to clinical trial data published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation
Fun Fact Oral CBD administration is associated with reduced blood pressure in

Study: CBD Administration Reduces Blood Pressure

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William Mullins
Don Schlitterbahn
Jim Keane