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  • Read more by Jenn Michelle Pedini, NORML Development Director

    The 2020 Presidential campaigns are in full swing. Candidates are hitting the campaign trail, and blasting you with ads social media, radio, and television, vying for your votes. Whether they’re red or blue, yellow or green, they need to know that ending America’s unjust war on marijuana is a top priority for you. That’s why we’re launching this campaign. Claim your I’m Voting for Marijuana sticker when you become a sustaining donor of $10 or more National polling shows two-thirds of Americans support legalizing marijuana at the federal level and presidential candidates like Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg, Klobuchar who are ready to end prohibition won big in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. We know that when marijuana is on... Read More

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    The vote marks the first time that a legislative chamber in the state has ever advanced medicinal marijuana legislation.

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    The measure legalizes the possession of up to 3/4 of an ounce of marijuana by those age 21 or older. It also allows for adults to home cultivate up to three mature marijuana pants and/or to possess up to five grams of hashish, and up to 300mg of cannabis-infused products.

  • Read more by NORML

    "If cannabis industry jobs were tallied like other jobs, legal cannabis would be acknowledged as the fastest growing industry in America."

  • Read more by NORML

    It’s been three years and counting but President Trump is once again threatening to derail the progress we’ve made in reforming marijuana laws across this country. The latest offense is his recently released 2021 federal budget proposes slashing all legal protection for state medical marijuana programs and potentially jeopardizing the patients that rely on them.

  • Read more by Carly Wolf, NORML State Policies Coordinator

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

  • Read more by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

    "Long overdue progress is finally being made in the General Assembly thanks to many years of dedicated advocacy by Virginia NORML members."

  • Read more by Carly Wolf, NORML State Policies Coordinator

    With the 2020 legislative session underway, NORML chapters across the country are organizing lobby days to advocate for sensible reform policies in their state.