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    NORML is pleased to formally announce the dates for our 2018 National NORML Conference and Lobby Day. The conference will run from July 22nd - 24th in Washington, DC at the Capital Hilton. This year, we are excited to add an additional day of activities in addition to our traditional programming. 

  • Read more by Carly Wolf, NORML Political Associate

    Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!

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    Today, the House appropriations committee for the first time heard and passed language, known as the Joyce amendment, to restrict funding for the Department of Justice to prosecute state-legal medical marijuana programs.

  • Read more by David Holland, Executive Director of Empire State NORML

    In a surprise joint press conference, Cyrus Vance Jr. and Eric Gonzalez, the respective District Attorneys of Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City, both announced that with limited exception low-level marijuana-related offenses would no longer be prosecuted.

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    In testimony before Congress last week, by DEA acting administrator Robert Patterson opined that the medicalization of cannabis is exacerbating opioid abuse. But when prompted to provide evidence in support of the agency’s position, he acknowledged that he could not.

  • Read more by Matthew Maulding, Executive Director, NORML of Catawba Valley

    NORML chapters and other pro-cannabis organizations in North Carolina recently joined forces to host one of the state's largest pro-cannabis rallies in recent memory. Those in attendance expressed their support for cannabis law reform efforts and called on state representatives to take action.

  • Read more by Jenn Michelle Pedini, NORML Development Director

    NORML's Aspen Legal Seminar is just a few weeks away. Get expert advice from the best and the brightest in cannabis law while enjoying the sweet taste of freedom. Attorneys earn CLEs. You don't want to miss this!

  • Read more by Carly Wolf, NORML Political Associate

    Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!