Madeline Martinez is the Sole Proprietress of the United States' first Cannabis Cafe which opened in late 2009. She is the Executive Director of Oregon NORML, NORML's largest and most successful chapter affiliate, boasting more than 2,000 dues paying members. She is currently working on legislation to remove all civil and criminal penalties surrounding cannabis use for adults with Sensible Oregon. Her goal is to inspire all states to push for similar legislation and create Sensible America.
Madeline is a retired peace officer and grandmother of six. Martinez is also a member of NORML's Board of Directors as well as NORML's Pauline Sabin Winner in 2007.