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Tagged With: NORML

NORML PAC Endorses Senator Bernie Sanders for Reelection

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders in his campaign for reelection in Vermont. “Bernie has become one of the most outspoken and visible advocates for ending marijuana prohibition,” stated NORML PAC Executive Director Erik Altieri, “He has called for sensible drug policy … Continue reading »

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NORML Chapter Newsletter

Everyday NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Below is a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. Lehigh Valley NORML Continues Push to Decriminalize Possession of Marijuana Members of Lehigh Valley NORML are circulating a petition … Continue reading »

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Kentucky NORML: Seniors and Cannabis

There are approximately 700,000 senior citizens in our state. The Kentucky State Data Center at the University of Louisville found people age 65 have grown 23 percent since the 2010 census, while the number of people younger than 65 has declined and they account for over 15 percent of our population and growing. In the … Continue reading »

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NORML Questions Police Tactics That Led to Man’s Death Over Small Marijuana Grow

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) questions the excessive use of force used by Pennsylvania law enforcement, whose pursuit of a man suspected of growing a small amount of marijuana outdoors ultimately led to his death. The body of a suspect in the case, Pennsylvania resident Gregory A. Longenecker, was found earlier this … Continue reading »

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A NORML June in America

Can you smell it? It’s the smell of victory! At a time when news comes fast and furious, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of it all. So we’d like to take a moment to remind you of some of the amazing events that have transpired over just the past month. June 16: The Texas … Continue reading »

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NORML Chapter Newsletter

Arizona NORML Works to Reform Concentrate Law “Cannabis will prevail,” said Mikel Weisser, director of Arizona NORML. “I cannot see us losing—it doesn’t seem like a logical conclusion.” Read Tucson Weekly’s Concentrate Commotion: Arizona Appeals Court Deems Marijuana Extracts Illegal Under State Law Follow Arizona NORML on Instagram and Twitter and become a member today! … Continue reading »

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NORML PAC Endorsed Jared Polis Scores Resounding Victory in Colorado

Representative Jared Polis, who was endorsed by NORML PAC, scored a resounding victory in Colorado’s Democratic primary for governor. The results from the Democratic gubernatorial primary are not just a victory for Jared Polis and supporters of sensible marijuana policy, they are a victory for anyone who believes that our prohibition on marijuana is a … Continue reading »

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Kentucky NORML: Cannabis Access Associated with Reduced Rates of Opioid Use and Abuse

KY NORML is passionate about education. And with the opioid epidemic consuming our state, we feel that it is our duty to share valuable information regarding the relationship between cannabis and opioids. Cannabis access is associated with reduced rates of opioid use and abuse, opioid-related hospitalizations, traffic fatalities, drug treatment admissions, and overdose deaths. We … Continue reading »

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NORML Releases Comprehensive Report Summarizing Local Decriminalization Laws

Even though recreational marijuana remains criminalized in a majority of US states, more and more municipalities are moving ahead with local laws decriminalizing the possession of cannabis within city limits. For the first time, NORML has released a comprehensive breakdown of these citywide and countywide decriminalization policies. Efforts to liberalize municipal marijuana possession penalties in … Continue reading »

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California NORML and Americans for Safe Access to Host Lobby Day

California NORML is once again teaming up with Americans for Safe Access to co-sponsor a Citizens Lobby Day in Sacramento on June 4, 2018. Lobby day begins with sign-in and a continental breakfast at 8:00 AM in the Metropolitan Terrace on the 7th Floor of the Citizen Hotel located at 926 J Street, Sacramento. If you … Continue reading »

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