Tag: Marijuana

President-Elect Trump: Will You Support State Marijuana Laws?

Over the last several weeks, we have received dozens of calls from journalists with the same question: “What does NORML think that President-Elect Trump and his Attorney General nominee Jefferson Sessions will do in regards to marijuana once in ...

President Obama Says Marijuana Should Be Treated Like Alcohol

In a just published “exit interview” with Rolling Stone Magazine, President Barack Obama opined that marijuana use should be treated as a public-health issue, not a criminal matter, and called the current patchwork of state and federal laws ...

Marijuana Innovations Light Up The Industry

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics The ballots are in and Massachusetts, California, Maine, and Nevada all voted in favor of recreational marijuana. Several other states made provisions for or ...

President-Elect Trump’s Anti-Cannabis Entourage May Restart Federal War on Marijuana

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch President-Elect Donald Trump has surrounded himself with hard-liner, cannabis-hating ex-prosecutors. They present a clear and present danger to state marijuana ...

The Marijuana Revolution Continues

Election Day dealt another body blow to our nation’s costly, failed, and discriminatory policy of marijuana prohibition. If anyone thought our victories in 2012 and 2014 were a passing fad, it is now clear that they were mistaken. With adult ...

Study: Marijuana Retailers Not Selling To Youth

Age restrictions in legal marijuana states are effectively keeping cannabis out of the hands of minors, according to newly published data in the Journal of Studies of Alcohol and Drugs. A team of investigators from California, Colorado, and New ...

Oregon Marijuana Tax: Millions for Cops, Zero For Research

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch Oregon tax revenues from adult use marijuana sales have exceeded projections. Oregon collected $ 40.2 million in first nine months 2016, putting the first-year total ...

Medical Marijuana & It’s Effects On Neurological Disorders

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Elaina Garcia People suffering from different neurological issues may have a new found hope in states where the use of Medicinal or Recreational Marijuana is available. In 2014 ...

Latest Polling Information for the 2016 Marijuana Related Ballot Proposals

In less than five days, nine states will be voting on marijuana related ballot proposals potentially doubling the number of states that allow the recreational use of marijuana and expanding the therapeutic benefits of marijuana use to millions of ...

NORML Releases Gubernatorial Report Card: Learn Where Your Governor Stands On Marijuana Policy

With the 2016 election only days away, NORML is pleased today to release of our first ever Gubernatorial Scorecard. Inspired by NORML’s Congressional Scorecard, this extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ...

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