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Responsible Pot Use Responsible Parenting: What’s The Proble...

One of the policy areas in greatest need of reform involves the typical response of our child custody system in this country when they learn that a parent smokes marijuana; in all states today, including those that have legalized marijuana either for medical use or for all adults, the child custody agency stubbornly maintai...

MPP Launches New Billboards Urging Adults to Be Responsible ...

The Marijuana Policy Project  is launching billboards this week in Denver and Seattle that encourage parents to keep marijuana out of reach of children. The ads are part of a broader public education campaign urging adults to “consume responsibly” in states where marijuana is legal. The billboards feature a child looking at...

Federal Bill Introduced to Increase Veterans’ Access to Medi...

Last week, a bipartisan bill that would allow doctors with the Department of Veterans Affairs to recommend medical marijuana for certain patients was introduced in Congress. Under current policy, doctors and other specialists working with the VA are prohibited from recommending medical marijuana to any patient, despite grow...

46 States to Go Help Us Legalize Marijuana!

Dear NORML Members and Supporters: Please allow me to wax nostalgic for a moment or two about the wonderful progress we have all seen in recent years, with a majority of the country now supporting and end to prohibition, and the adoption of various forms of marijuana legalization in many states. The political environment wa...

Congressional Research Service: Report On Federal Government...

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a comprehensive thirty five-page report last week examining the federal government establishing a wholesale excise tax on the production and sale of cannabis-related products.

Arkansas Governor Pardons High-Profile Marijuana Offender

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe recently announced he intends to pardon a young man convicted of a marijuana-related felony. The governor emphasized the importance of having a chance to get one’s life back on track following such a conviction, especially for young people. Local press covering the pardon emphasized another aspect t...

Iowa Board of Pharmacy Delays Decision on the Reclassificati...

After some members expressed reservations, the Iowa Pharmacy Board decided on Wednesday to delay its decision on marijuana’s drug classification until January. A board subcommittee initially recommended that the entire board consider reclassifying the substance from a Schedule I drug to a Schedule II drug. The recommendatio...

Who and Where: America’s Ever-Growing Marijuana Industry

CannabisBusinessExecutive's launch creates forum for cannabis-related businesses

What It Means To ‘Get High’

After several decades of Reefer Madness propaganda dominating the discussion of marijuana in the media, it should be no surprise that many Americans, especially older Americans who are not personally familiar with marijuana, believe that “getting high” is somehow a bad experience, something to be avoided by responsible citi...

Iowa Board of Pharmacy to Consider the Reclassification of M...

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy is considering renewing its recommendation that the state reclassify marijuana in a way that would make it easier to use the substance legally for medical purposes, following a hearing in the state’s capital yesterday where patients, medical professionals, and drug-abuse prevention specialists tes...

Vermont Legislators Will Begin 2015 Session with Report on M...

In January, Vermont’s lawmakers will receive a detailed report analyzing many of the issues surrounding the possibility of making marijuana legal in the state. The report will not make any recommendations either for or against making marijuana legal in Vermont. It will, however, provide data that will help policymakers unde...

It is Unlikely That Congress Will Block Making Marijuana Leg...

At a press conference yesterday, the District of Columbia’s congressional delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton, urged her colleagues to respect the will of the voters who overwhelmingly approved making marijuana legal in the nation’s capital last week. Norton was joined by three other congressmen, including Dana Rohrabacher (R-C...

Speaker of the New York City Council Supports Making Marijua...

Just days ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio overhauled the city’s marijuana policy by instructing law enforcement officers to issue tickets for marijuana possession instead of arresting offenders. Now, the City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is going a step further and calling for making the substance legal. “I...

State Lawmakers Reveal New Medical Marijuana Bill in Augusta...

Georgia state lawmakers revealed what the state’s new medical marijuana bill will look like after last year’s proposed bill failed. Medical marijuana grow houses and immunity from prosecution for the families of patients who legally obtain it from other states and bring it back to Georgia are two elements of the new medical...

UN Official Criticizes U.S. for Breaking the Marijuana Laws ...

Marijuana is now legal for adult use in Colorado and Washington and will be joined by Alaska and Oregon, in addition to Washington, D.C. — but it turns out that the four states and nation’s capital are all breaking international law. According to the executive director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, [̷...

The Initiative Petition to Make Marijuana Legal in Nevada Ma...

According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, an initiative petition that would make the adult use of marijuana legal in Nevada could come to fruition if signatures presented to county offices are valid. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in Nevada have “unloaded much more than the 101,667 registered voter signatures...

New York City Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Marijuana ...

The New York Police Department will stop arresting people for the possession of small amounts of marijuana and instead issue civil citations, city officials stated Monday, citing both a severe racial disparity in the law’s implementation and the burden of arrests on the criminal justice system as reasons for the change. Wit...

FBI Reports Approximately 693000 Arrests for Marijuana Offen...

An estimated 693,481 arrests were made nationwide for marijuana-related offenses in 2013, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual Uniform Crime Report. More than 87% of those arrests were for simple possession, meaning, on average, one person was arrested for marijuana possession approximately every 51 sec...

NORML Responds To Latest ‘Pot Shrinks The Brain’ Fears

NORML's Deputy Director today on Alternet.org addressed new media claims that cannabis use can potentially shrink the brain.

420 Food Safety Joins the NORML Business Network

NORML is pleased to announce 420 Food Safety as the newest member of the NORML Business Network.

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