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  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation into law amending the state’s marijuana possession penalties.

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    Massachusetts voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure to legalize and regulate the adult use and retail sale of cannabis.

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    More than two in three military veterans say that medical cannabis should be legal, and 75 percent believe that VA physicians should be able to recommend marijuana therapy to eligible patients, according to the results of the 7th annual membership survey of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of American (IAVA).

  • Read more by Keith Stroup, NORML Legal Counsel

    Donald Trump is a bigoted, racist, ignorant candidate whom no one with a whit of common sense would want running our country, or having his finger on the nuclear button.

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    Sixty-five percent of Americans ages 18 and older believe that “government efforts to enforce marijuana laws cost more than they are worth” and 55 percent of respondents say that the plant’s use ought to be legal, according to national polling data compiled by YouGov.com.

  • Read more by Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director

    The DEA announced that they will amend their quotas for 2017 regarding the cultivation of research-grade marijuana and hemp legalization bills in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island have been signed into law! We also have updates from Illinois, Florida, and Ohio. Click here to learn the latest in marijuana law reform news from around the country and to find out how you can #TakeAction!

  • Read more by Keith Stroup, NORML Legal Counsel

    The Board of Directors seeks a dynamic and innovative Executive Director to lead our national organization based in DC, with more than 100 active, volunteer state, local, and student chapters in the U.S., as well as chapters in nine other nations.

  • Read more by Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director

    We've said it before and we'll say it again: 2016 is set to be a monumental year for marijuana law reform. There are currently nine pending ballot initiatives to either legalize adult marijuana use or to legalize the use of medical marijuana for qualifying medical conditions.