National Organization For The Reform Of Marijuana Laws

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Name: National Organization For The Reform Of Marijuana Laws
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Marijuana helped his stepmom, so Nicholas 'Turbo' Raines wants it to help others

Last month, Nicholas Turbo Raines, 38, of Kansas City was elected president of the Kansas City chapter of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws, kcnorml.org and on Facebook . Raines, whose current employer requires random drug testing, ... [Published KansasCity.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Medicinal pot used in Augusta, activist says

Even without a law to cover them in Georgia, dozens – maybe hundreds – of people in the Augusta area are using marijuana or a derivative to treat various ailments, one activist said.Medical marijuana activist Maison Harley said their shadowy use clamors ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

420 words on 4/20 weekend

Dear NORML members and supporters,We all find ourselves this weekend at the precipice of the year's most propitious date on the calendar for cannabis consumers and freedom lovers: April 20th.As always, there will be large public gatherings all around ... [Published Norml - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Is The Pot Scene Sexist?

IS THE POT SCENE SEXIST?The Grass Ceiling.There's an idea in the collective consciousness that everyone working to free the weed and change pot laws must be totally cooooool. That simply by being public about marijuana puts a person into a realm of awesomeness ... [Published Media Awareness Project - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Colorado question: Did marijuana play a role in husband's alleged slaying of wife?

- 6:55pmDENVER — What role, if any, did legally purchased and consumed marijuana play in a husband's alleged murder of his wife this week in Denver?That's what police are investigating in the shooting death of Kristine Kirk, who called 911 Monday and, ... [Published KDBC Channel 4 - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Second 420 Festival headlines Madison 4/20 celebrations

There is much to celebrate this April 20 in Madison. Not only did Dane County voters pass a pro-legalization advisory referendum by a near 65/35 margin April 1, the just ended legislative session saw a record number of cannabis law reform bills including ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

NORML Calls Out ‘Marijuana Causes Brain Changes’ As Sensationalistic Scare Piece

PIC: Thanks for the cool picture, DEA! (PD)Many of you who responded with skepticism to the “ casual marijuana use causes brain changes ” story that was in the news last week will probably enjoy NORML deputy director Paul Armentano’s take on the stud ... [Published Disinformation - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Did pot cause a Denver man to kill wife?

What role, if any, did legally purchased and consumed marijuana play in a husband's alleged murder of his wife this week in Denver?That's what police are investigating in the shooting death of Kristine Kirk, who called 911 Monday and, according to a police ... [Published KETV.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Smoke weed, turn into a pothead? Not so fast.

AdvertisementLos Angeles Times Opinion LA blogger Paul Whitefield argues that a just-released study reporting differences in the brain scans of marijuana consumers versus non-users may just validate the stereotype that those who ingest the substance become ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Denver Cops to Stop Pot Smoking at Civic Center Park Event

RSS Denver police have been ordered to keep those in attendance of this weekend’s 420 event at Civic Center Park from paying tribute to their stoner heritage the only way they know how -- smoking weed. Reports indicate that city officials are still nervous ... [Published High Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Recreational marijuana supporters plan Capitol rally Wednesday

Supporters of full legalization of marijuana in Minnesota plan a rally Wednesday, April 23 at the state Capitol.While state legislators have limited discussions this session to legalization of medical marijuana, organizers of this rally say they want ... [Published MinnPost - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland: Marijuana Law Reform Measures Signed Into Law

Annapolis, MD: Democrat Gov. Martin O'Malley signed two separate pieces of legislation on Monday reforming the state's marijuana laws.Senate Bill 364 amends existing penalties for marijuana possession offenses involving ten grams or less from a criminal ... [Published Norml - Apr 18 2014]

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"Do your own research," said supporter Stephanie Loecher. "Don't listen to what you hear other people have to say, do your own research and draw your own conclusions."
"At 63-years-old when most people are retiring, I am still working my full-time job and back at my music full force" said Fernandez, head softball coach at Central Valley High, who sings and plays bass for Point Blank, which has gigs booked April 26 and May 9 at Kendrew's...
Lindsey added, "Marijuana is clearly safer than alcohol. If he wants to protect anybody, he should try to ban alcohol."
...The hoodied budtenders were eager to please: "Hello friend. Can I pack you a bowl of Blue Angel?" Yes you can!

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Pro-marijuana group in Leesville pushes to lega... [Published KPLC TV - 2 hours ago]
Marijuana helped his stepmom, so Nicholas 'Turb... [Published KansasCity.com - 5 hours ago]
All she needs is a Froggy nickname [Published Beaver County Times - 7 hours ago]
Marijuana as a Wedge Issue [Published Consortium News - 10 hours ago]
80,000 Expected at 420 Weed Rally in Denver [Published NBCNews.com - 13 hours ago]
Ban On All Marijuana Proposed For Montana Ballot [Published Media Awareness Project - 14 hours ago]
High as balls: live from the cannabis cup [Published The Verge - 15 hours ago]
Medicinal pot used in Augusta, activist says [Published Augusta Chronicle - 16 hours ago]
420 words on 4/20 weekend [Published Norml - 19 hours ago]
How To Pass a Urine Test (Or At Least Stand a F... [Published Gizmodo - 19 hours ago]
Is The Pot Scene Sexist? [Published Media Awareness Project - 21 hours ago]
Second 420 Festival headlines Madison 4/20 cele... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
NORML Calls Out ‘Marijuana Causes Brain Changes... [Published Disinformation - Apr 19 2014]
Colorado question: Did marijuana play a role in... [Published KDBC Channel 4 - Apr 19 2014]
Did pot cause a Denver man to kill wife? [Published KETV.com - Apr 18 2014]
Review: The Long View On Pot's Pros And Cons [Published Media Awareness Project - Apr 18 2014]
Smoke weed, turn into a pothead? Not so fast. [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 18 2014]
Denver Cops to Stop Pot Smoking at Civic Center... [Published High Times - Apr 18 2014]
Recreational marijuana supporters plan Capitol ... [Published MinnPost - Apr 18 2014]
Cannabis rally is Monday in Brainerd [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Apr 18 2014]
Maryland: Marijuana Law Reform Measures Signed ... [Published Norml - Apr 18 2014]
Study: Enactment Of Medical Cannabis Laws Assoc... [Published Norml - Apr 18 2014]
Gov. Scott Walker signs CBD oil bill and double... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 17 2014]
How a marijuana derivative stormed the Alabama ... [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
Sanity on marijuana [Letter] [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 17 2014]
Get Ready for the Inaugural Cannabis Awards Ton... [Published Washington City Paper - Apr 17 2014]
42 heady facts you should know about marijuana [Published NOW: Toronto - Apr 17 2014]
Mad, man: It's 4/20 this week—but some legal ma... [Published Sacramento News & Review - Apr 17 2014]
Report suggests cannabis use can harm brain [Published Daily Free Press - Apr 17 2014]
Cape Town Global Cannabis March 2014 [Published News24.com - Apr 17 2014]
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What Are You Going to Do Now That You've Lost t... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 04 2014]
<p><img alt="Those hands are covered in blood.|||" height="176" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_04/those-hands-are-covered-in-blo.jpg?h=176&w=220" title="Those hands are covered in blood.|||" width="220" style="float: right;"/&gt;It's ...
Martin & Rashidian: The drug war begins [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 04 2014]
In 1969, U.S. president Richard Nixon detailed his plans for what one newspaper referred to as a “war on drug abuse,” which would include the passage of a new federal drug control act and an increased budget for enforcement. Nixon’s actions were mixed: ...
RTXBQ to Report Revenues in 1st Quarter 2014 Sp... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 25 2014]
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2014) - Republic of Texas Brands, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RTXBQ) will be reporting revenues in the first quarter 2014 based on brisk sales of the Cannabis drink CHILLO-energy. Sales on the drink have far exceeded expectations ...
Grassroots Activists Celebrate Local Marijuana ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Mar 19 2014]
The grassroots movement for marijuana decriminalization and legalization celebrated several victories in the weekend leading up to St. Patrick's Day. The Texas Cannabis Report highlighted four community wins for the movement across the state. Importantly, ...
RTXBQ to Help Sponsor Texas NORML Benefit at Wi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 19 2014]
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2014) - Republic of Texas Brands, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RTXBQ), through its totally owned Cannabis-Holdings.com website, will be at the Willie Nelson's Pedernales Cut N Putt in Spicewood on Saturday, March 22nd for the ...
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Allen F. St. Pierre of NORML Featured On The Al... [Published Financial Services - Mar 14 2014]
Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. of NORML and William Ve... [Published Financial Services - Mar 07 2014]
Greta Gaines Former Member of the National Boar... [Published Financial Services - Jan 28 2014]
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