T.V. Ads in Vermont
Feb01

T.V. Ads in Vermont

We are east of the Mississippi, again, this time to enjoy television ads being run by the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana.   In the ad, a former Vermont attorney general compares current marijuana prohibition laws to the ‘disaster’ of alcohol prohibition; he notes that ‘most Vermonters support a more sensible approach’ and urges them to contact their state senators — who are currently examining the issue— and tell them,...

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Win PittsburghNORML’s 71 Mach 1
Jan27

Win PittsburghNORML’s 71 Mach 1

Win a car while helping re-legalize cannabis? Sounds like a good idea.   Learn more and get tickets HERE. [image: Google images...

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More East of the Mississippi:  Vermont
Jan21

More East of the Mississippi: Vermont

We remain focused on states east of the Mississippi River working to pull down the walls of cannabis prohibition.  Let's visit Vermont:   Democrat Gov. Peter Shumlin and former state Attorney General Kimberly Cheney are publicly backing legislative efforts to regulate the adult use and retail sale of marijuana. Speaking at his State of the State address last week, Gov. Shumlin said that he intends to work with lawmakers this...

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Texas joins the fight
Jan15

Texas joins the fight

If you live in Texas and want to get involved in helping bring an end to cannabis prohibition, keep reading.   Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy "Marijuana policy reform is going to be a big issue during the next legislative session, so we need to make sure it's a big issue in this year's elections," said Heather Fazio, a spokesperson for Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy. "Voters deserve to know where the candidates...

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Update: East of the Mississippi
Jan13

Update: East of the Mississippi

Resistance to change has been the way of thinking for people east of the Mississippi River. But almost daily, reason and common sense are making inroads on the pigheadedness of, let's say, a governor of New Jersey. Evidence?   VIRGINIA: Senator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) has reintroduced legislation to decriminalize marijuana possession offenses. Senate Bill 104 eliminates criminal penalties for marijuana possession offenses,...

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International Cannabis Business Conference comes to San Francisco
Jan12

International Cannabis Business Conference comes to San Francisco

      The time has come to once again congregate in beautiful San Francisco, CA, for the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC). Cannabis entrepreneurs from across the world will meet on February 13 and 14, 2016, to discuss marijuana medical and recreational legislation. This summit will be a groundbreaking event for the cannabis culture, which will help shape the future of the industry. The speaker line-up is...

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