National Organization For The Reform Of Marijuana Laws

Type: Organization
Name: National Organization For The Reform Of Marijuana Laws
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Do Or Die For Mystery Pot Law

DO OR DIE FOR MYSTERY POT LAWA landmark bill to regulate medical pot in California is speeding through Sacramento, but no one knows for sure what will be in it.Grab your medicated popcorn. August is going to be an action-packed month in California pot ... [Published Media Awareness Project - 12 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Video: Vice Throws a Marijuana Dinner Party at Hunter S. Thompson’s House

Media company Vice had rare access to the Aspen, Colo., estate of late gonzo author Hunter S. Thompson for a four-course dinner party with (legal) marijuana-infused dishes from longtime Aspen chef Chris Lanter.Thompson’s widow Anita Thompson hosted Vice, ... [Published SF Station - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Despite Huge Increase in Marijuana Busts, Pot Smokers Seem Undeterred

<p><a href="http://norml.org/share/marijuana_arrests_chart500_short.gif"><img alt="" height="176" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_07/marijuana_arrests_chart.gif?h=176&w=300" title="|||NORML" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt; ... [Published Hit & Run - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Smoking Ban Will Be In Effect During Pot Rally

For the first time in the rally’s 25-year history, police will be out issuing warnings and citations for a violation of the new no-smoking law in public parksFreedom Rally photo uploaded by Ethan Long on FlickrOrganizers of the Freedom Rally , a marijuana-centric ... [Published Boston Magazine - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

A Weed-Infused Dinner at Hunter S. Thompson's House

To celebrate marijuana legalization in Colorado, MUNCHIES columnist recently traveled to Aspen, Colorado to attend a legal seminar hosted by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws—America’s oldest and largest group dedicated to legalizing ... [Published Vice Magazine US - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

You're Invited to SSDP2014 Conference + Lobby Day

Dear NORML Members and Supporters,Please join our friends at Students for Sensible Drug Policy for their 2014 Drug Policy Conference + Lobby Day taking place September 26th-29th in Arlington Virginia. All NORML supporters are invited to attend - students ... [Published Norml - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

'New York Times' pro-marijuana editorial pushes legalization debate

The New York Times ' recent editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is the latest example of the decades-long debate on pot legalization.Marijuana activists quickly lauded the Times ' stance.Drug Policy Alliance Ethan Nadelmann ... [Published Palladium Item - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Herb Reason

Re: “ New York Times Calls For Legalization of Marijuana ”Voters must realize that:1) Cannabis is not the demon it has been made out to be.2) Cannabis prohibition has little effect on usage rates.3) Prohibition causes many harms at great cost.Lets end ... [Published Boise Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

National Park Rangers Are Busting High Hikers On the Trail

at 11:54 am by in Legal , travelNational Park Rangers are reportedly ticketing high hikers on the trails.Searching out some awesome smoke spot on vacation this weekend? Be careful, Yogi.The California chapter of the National Organization for the Reform ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

House Members Vote to Limit Restrictions on State-Approved Marijuana Commerce (7/24/14)

WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release:A majority of members of the US House of Representatives voted (http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_26160270/house-oks-bill-stop-feds-from-using-cash) ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

District of Columbia: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses Now Punishable by $25 Fine (7/24/14)

WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release:A municipal ordinance took effect last Thursday reducing minor marijuana possession offenses in the District of Columbia from a criminal ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois: Governor Signs Measure Expanding Medical Marijuana Law to Include Children with Epilepsy (7/24/14)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 24 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release:Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn signed (https://news.yahoo.com/illinois-legalizes-medical-marijuana-children-seizures-213254564.html) legislation ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]

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...(So is his new website, RegulatingCannabis.com). "Over the last two decades," Gettman concludes, "marijuana arrests and marijuana arrest rates have doubled, and at great expense to both the public and the individuals arrested....Marijuana arrests have increased significantly, and in many states they continue to increase. The other important fact is that despite these arrests marijuana use has been increasing over the last decade....In light of their failure to curb the increase in marijuana use the costs and benefits of marijuana arrests, and who bears them, require greater study."
"It's a little unsettling given how important this is and how little time we have" said Don Duncan, California coordinator for the 30,000-strong advocacy group Americans for Safe Access
Powered and implemented by . The New York Times made headlines across the country last week when it called for federal marijuana legalization. "For too long, politicians have seen the high cost — in dollars and lives locked behind bars — of their pointless war on marijuana and chosen to do nothing" editor David Firestone wrote

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Video: Vice Throws a Marijuana Dinner Party at ... [Published SF Station - 5 hours ago]
Despite Huge Increase in Marijuana Busts, Pot S... [Published REASON Online - 9 hours ago]
Smoking Ban Will Be In Effect During Pot Rally [Published Boston Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Despite Huge Increase in Marijuana Busts, Pot S... [Published Hit & Run - 9 hours ago]
A Weed-Infused Dinner at Hunter S. Thompson's H... [Published Vice Magazine US - 11 hours ago]
Do Or Die For Mystery Pot Law [Published Media Awareness Project - 12 hours ago]
National Marijuana Legalization: How Much Tax R... [Published Motley Fool - 17 hours ago]
Dr. Robert Melamede Joins Cannabis Professional... [Published PRWeb - 22 hours ago]
Editorial: Legalizing pot won't end War on Drugs [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
You're Invited to SSDP2014 Conference + Lobby Day [Published Norml - Jul 29 2014]
NYS Senator Diane Savino will Speak at the ICA ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Jul 29 2014]
The deep roots of the fight for medical cannabi... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 29 2014]
'New York Times' pro-marijuana editorial pushes... [Published Palladium Item - Jul 28 2014]
Herb Reason [Published Boise Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
Pot Opponent Not Ready To Roll Over [Published Media Awareness Project - Jul 27 2014]
Local cannabis advocate to speak at seminar [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - Jul 25 2014]
National Park Rangers Are Busting High Hikers O... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
Denying Equal Protection [Published Media Awareness Project - Jul 25 2014]
District of Columbia: Minor Marijuana Possessio... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
House Members Vote to Limit Restrictions on Sta... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
Illinois: Governor Signs Measure Expanding Medi... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
Illinois: Governor Signs Measure Expanding Medi... [Published Norml - Jul 24 2014]
District Of Columbia: Minor Marijuana Possessio... [Published Norml - Jul 24 2014]
House Members Vote To Limit Restrictions On Sta... [Published Norml - Jul 24 2014]
Where does the medical marijuana debate stand now? [Published Medical News Today - Jul 24 2014]
Not Gin & Juice but weed at White House [Published Daily News South Africa - Jul 24 2014]
Cannabis Professional University Announces Nort... [Published PRWeb - Jul 24 2014]
Minnesota names first marijuana director [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
The states that will vote on marijuana this year [Published VOX.com - Jul 23 2014]
Colorado forms board to spend marijuana researc... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Jul 23 2014]
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Despite Huge Increase in Marijuana Busts, Pot S... [Published Hit & Run - 9 hours ago]
<p><a href="http://norml.org/share/marijuana_arrests_chart500_short.gif"><img alt="" height="176" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_07/marijuana_arrests_chart.gif?h=176&w=300" title="|||NORML" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt; ...
Here’s Why Investing in Marijuana May Not Be as... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 22 2014]
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Economically, there’s never been a better time to invest in the marijuana industry. But despite the huge potential for profit, investors are often confused or hesitant to risk involvement in the legal medical marijuana ...
Why It's Worth Paying More for Legal Pot [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 09 2014]
I bought a bag of marijuana today at Cannabis City, Seattle's first legal retail pot store, just after they opened at noon. (Surprisingly for a pot store, they opened on time.) It was a different experience from every other time I've bought pot—and I've ...
Four Universities Sued by FIRE for Free Speech ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 02 2014]
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) filed coordinated lawsuits against against four universities due to the schools’ speech codes, which FIRE says are unconstitutional. FIRE is suing Ohio University, Iowa State University, Chicago ...
JAMES TARANTO: Free Speech Movement: Four lawsu... [Published Instapundit - Jul 02 2014]
JAMES TARANTO: Free Speech Movement: Four lawsuits challenge campus censorship. FIRE is attempting to light one. The Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education today filed four lawsuits challenging campus censorship at institutions ...
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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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