January 4, 2010

8th Circuit Court rules industrial hemp is still marijuana

December 30th, 2009 By: Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator (Courthouse News Service) – Two North Dakota farmers failed to convince the 8th Circuit that cannabis grown […]
January 3, 2010

2009: The Year In Review – NORML’s Top 10 Events That Shaped Marijuana Policy

#1 Obama Administration: Don’t Focus On Medical Marijuana Prosecutions United States Deputy Attorney General David Ogden issued a memorandum to federal prosecutors in October directing them […]
December 13, 2009

Marijuana Legalization Zeitgeist In America To Continue Into 2010: Federal Government Lags Behind The States

December 13th, 2009 By: Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director Already Four States Have Marijuana Legalization Bills In Play; Californians To Vote On Legalization in 2010 […]
December 8, 2009

DEA Forced to Scrub Misleading Info on the American Medical Association’s Position on Marijuana

Activists get the DEA to remove obsolete information from its website claiming that the American Medical Association (AMA) still opposes medical marijuana By Charmie Gholson, AlterNet. […]
November 30, 2009

The Feds Are Addicted to Pot — Even If You Aren’t

The government keeps pushing the BS that pot is addictive and has serious health consequences. And no wonder — lying about pot is a lucrative business. […]
November 19, 2009

Tobacco-Related Health Costs: $800; Booze-Related Health Costs: $165; Pot-Related Health Costs: $20 — Any Questions?

November 17th, 2009 By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Health-related costs per user are eight times higher for drinkers than they are for those who use […]
November 10, 2009

AMA Calls For Ending The “Schedule I Lie”

November 10th, 2009 By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director The Schedule I federal classification of cannabis — which states that, by law, the marijuana plant and […]
November 10, 2009

Prohibitionists Don’t Read The Papers

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:06:56 By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Say what you will about prohibitionists — and I say plenty — but, if nothing […]
October 29, 2009

Pot Is More Mainstream Than Ever, So Why Is Legalization Still Taboo?

Obama’s drug czar has said “legalization” isn’t in his vocabulary. Here’s why it should be. By Steven Wishnia, AlterNet. Posted October 29, 2009. More members of […]