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Study: Cumulative Use of Cannabis Not Associate with Heart Abnormalities at Middle Age - NORML

"Our finding that occasional marijuana was not associated with ECG abnormalities adds to the growing body of

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Missouri: Kansas City Council Eliminates Local Penalties for Marijuana Possession Offenses - NORML

City council members in Kansas City, Missouri approved a municipal ordinance repealing all local penalties specific

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A Founder Looks at 50: NORML and the Carter Administration

Jimmy Carter was the first US President ever to endorse the decriminalization of marijuana, first during his 1976

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Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition - NORML

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes

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California: Nevada County District Attorney to Dismiss Decades’ Worth of Marijuana Convictions - NORML

State officials have identified nearly 200,000 Californians eligible to have their marijuana-related convictions

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Texas: Austin Police to Cease Making Arrests, Issuing Citations for Minor Marijuana Offenses - NORML

“APD will no longer cite or arrest individuals with sufficient identification for Class A or Class B misdemeanor

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Nebraska: Activists Submit Over 182,000 Signatures to Qualify Proposed 2020 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative - NORML

Activists gathered at the state capitol in Lincoln to turn in over 182,000 signatures from registered voters in an

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Nashville: District Attorney Ceasing Low-Level Marijuana Prosecutions - NORML

"Marijuana charges do little to promote public health, and even less to promote public safety." The post Nashville:

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Arizona: Marijuana Legalization Proponents Turn In Nearly Twice The Signatures Required to Qualify for 2020 Ballot - NORML

The Act permits those 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis

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Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies - NORML

Members of the Ohio senate advanced a measure expanding the state’s long-standing decriminalization policies. The

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Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders - NORML

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation into law which provides the office with expanded powers to pardon

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Virginia Decriminalization Law Takes Effect July 1

Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of

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The Early Legalization Movement – From LeMar to Amorphia to NORML

That enormous challenge of reversing marijuana prohibition would not have been possible without the earlier work of

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NORML Remembers Dr. Lester Grinspoon

Dr. Grinspoon's extraordinary personal commitment to advancing both marijuana policy and the NORML organization

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Gallup: Seven in Ten Americans Say That “Smoking Marijuana” Is Morally Acceptable - NORML

Seven in ten Americans say that it is morally permissible for adults to “smoke marijuana,” regardless of the

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Earn Your Cannabis Advocacy Certificate

This 100% online course will teach you the essential tools and nuanced techniques NORML has deployed over the last

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A Founder Looks at 50: Willie Nelson, America's Favorite Pot Smoker

For NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder… The post A Founder

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Study: Cannabis Associated with Reduced Opioid Use, Prolonged Benefits in Pain Patients - NORML

“Taken together, the results of this study add to the cumulative evidence in support of plant-based MC (medical

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Pennsylvania: Supreme Court Rules That Medical Cannabis Use Is Permissible While on Probation - NORML

"While the circumstances are certainly uneasy — since possession and use of medical marijuana remains a federal

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New Jersey: Assembly Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation - NORML

Members of the New Jersey state Assembly approved legislation to decriminalize the possession and distribution of

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