NORML is reposting this message on behalf of our allies at The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol: More than 100 members of the academic community from across Colorado and throughout the nation have signed on to the following letter endorsing Amendment 64. These college professors represent various Read More »
A bill aimed at saving the lives of drug overdose victims by protecting those who would come to their assistance from prosecution on drug charges passed the California legislature Monday on a bipartisan vote of 54-22 in the Assembly. It had already passed the Senate. In recent years, Californians... Read More »
The Huff Post challenges Democrats and Republicans to show the moral courage to support the people’s desire to end the one trillion dollar failed war on drugs that has turned us into a prison nation.
Barcelona Cannabis Spain is rapidly becoming the most cannabis friendly place in Europe, especially with the conservative government passing the unfriendly tourist laws in the Netherlands. If you can live abroad for a period of time, Spain and specifically the Barcelona cannabis experience should be on your Weedist bucket list.... Read More »
The Springfield, Missouri, city council voted 6-3 Monday night to adopt an ordinance decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but immediately announced plans to amend it or even gut it. The council was forced either to adopt the ordinance or place it before the voters on the November Read More »
In the country of Swaziland, Africa’s only constitutional monarchy, elderly women are turning to cannabis cultivation in times of economic hardship. A news report released by the New York Times details an old woman, Khathazile, and her struggle to look after her orphaned grandchildren who lost their mothers in a country... Read More »
“Can Broken Promises Lose an Election? 1 Million Medical Marijuana Patients Will Decide.” ASA explores on the Huff Post if Obama’s stance on medical marijuana could cost him the election.
Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized: ‘Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol’ Campaign Discusses Pot Prohibition Failure
The Huffington Post asks: Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use by adults? That is the question that voters in three states are considering this November. Colorado, Washington and Oregon all have ballot measures that, if passed, would end marijuana prohibition in their state.
Senator Perry B. Clark (D-Louisville) has pre-filed legislation for the 2013 legislative session that would add Kentucky to the growing list of states that allow patients whose doctors have recommended it to use medical marijuana to treat multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other serious medical conditions.
Business Week expects the critical swing state Colorado to see strong voter turnout due to Amendment 64 for recreational marijuana legalization being on the ballot and analyzes what it might mean for Obama, Romney and Johnson.