10 of 2016’s Encouraging Cannabis Research Studies
Jan10

10 of 2016’s Encouraging Cannabis Research Studies

But for the destructive actions of Harry J. Anslinger we might have known all of this long ago.  Better late than never, I guess.  Here is what legitimate scientific research revealed about cannabis just last year. 1. Pot Use Doesn’t Adversely Impact IQ. The cumulative use of cannabis by adolescents has no ill effect on intelligence . . . 2. Cannabis Consumption Is Correlated With Lower BMI. Those who use marijuana, on average,...

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NORML Calls “No To Sessions” TODAY
Jan09

NORML Calls “No To Sessions” TODAY

Care about your future?  If so, get on board with NORML’s call to action.  Keep reading: On Monday [TODAY], NORML and our supporters will participate in a Day of Action to mobilize opposition to the appointment of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General. Senator Sessions is a militant opponent of any efforts to reform marijuana policy who once notoriously remarked that the Ku Klux Klan “was okay until I...

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Massachusetts — Who’s the Boss?
Jan06

Massachusetts — Who’s the Boss?

Evidently some elected officials in Massachusetts don’t realize another election is coming up.  Time for the voters to demonstrate where the power resides.  Here’s more:   With little debate and without taking public testimony, House and Senate lawmakers voted today to significantly amend Massachusetts’ voter-initiated marijuana law. The vote sets the stage to delay the establishment of state-licensed marijuana retail...

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NORML’s Open Letter to the Next Vice-President
Dec31

NORML’s Open Letter to the Next Vice-President

President-elect Trump has made no secret that his pick for V.P., Mike Pence, will be carrying a large part of the load of leading the country.  Realizing that, NORML has written an open letter to the next V.P.  Here’s a sample: American drug policy is at an important crossroads and the incoming Trump/Pence Administration will inherit an unprecedented schism between state and federal law in regards to the regulation and...

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Looking for a Silver Lining in the Trump Administration
Dec27

Looking for a Silver Lining in the Trump Administration

In the written Chinese language the character for “crisis” and “opportunity” are the same.  If we take that lesson to heart, is there opportunity in the just-around-the-corner Trump administration? Even if the federal outlook is relatively grim, reform advocates could continue to see progress at the state level, especially in Democratic enclaves like New York, New Jersey, New Mexico, Colorado, California and...

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NORML Ready To Face A/G Nominee Sessions
Dec22

NORML Ready To Face A/G Nominee Sessions

Time to get some skin in the game, friends.  President-elect Trump’s nominee of Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, is no friend of the cannabis community.  Here’s what you can do:   Worst case scenario: AG Sessions cites the supremacy of federal law and initiates a crackdown on all state-legal marijuana operations. He unleashes his U.S. Attorneys to go after marijuana-related businesses in states like Colorado...

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