February 8, 2018

On Building A Consumer Friendly Market In Nevada

Originally appeared in: For decades, Las Vegas has been a place known to play fast and loose – and this is even becoming evident in our emerging Marijuana Industry. On January 16, 2018, hundreds of citizens, business owners, and marijuana consumers met to provide public comment on the proposed set […]
February 8, 2018

House Judiciary Democrats Call For Marijuana Hearing

Originally appeared in: Earlier today in Washington, DC, Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), requesting a hearing on the recent revocation of the Cole Memo by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Cole Memo, was a Justice Department memorandum, authored by […]
February 7, 2018

Study: Cannabis Is Safe And Effective For Elderly Patients

Originally appeared in: Cannabis therapy is safe and effective among elderly patients diagnosed with chronic pain, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. Researchers from Hebrew University and the Ben Gurion University of Negrev in Israel assessed the use of therapeutic […]
February 6, 2018

Be a Member of the Movement

Originally appeared in: When NORML was founded in late 1970, only 12% of the country supported legalizing marijuana; 88% were opposed to our goals. After decades of hard work by thousands of committed advocates like you, we have gradually won the hearts and minds of a majority of the public. […]
February 5, 2018

Status Report: The Impact Of Adult Use Regulatory Schemes

Originally appeared in: The legalization and regulation of marijuana for adults is associated with a drastic reduction in overall arrests, increased tax revenue, and is not adversely impacting public health or safety, according to a comprehensive report issued by the Drug Policy Alliance. Among the report’s highlights: • Marijuana arrests […]
February 2, 2018

Weekly Legislative Update 2/2/2018

Originally appeared in: Welcome to the first NORML Legislative Roundup of 2018! First, I’d like to highlight a key development at the federal level pertaining to established medical marijuana businesses and consumers. The protections for lawful medical marijuana patients and businesses from the Department of Justice provided by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer […]
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