Today, we launch the initial rollout of NORML’s Smoke the Vote for the 2022 midterm elections!
Summer may be slowly winding down, but the fight for legalization is heating up. The next few months are going to be some of the most pivotal we have ever seen for our movement to end prohibition. If we are going to succeed, however, we really are going to need your help.
Advocates on behalf of the ballot measure are now anticipated to take the matter before the state Supreme Court.
“Saddling people with the lifelong collateral consequences of even a low-level marijuana arrest or conviction is unjust and provides no legitimate benefit to society. Facilitating the expungement of minor federal marijuana offenses is a necessary step that will allow impacted people to reach their full potential.”
“These are common sense reforms provide further and sorely needed protections and freedoms for patients and others. Lawmakers are to be commended for putting politics aside and taking these important steps forward.”
Voters in several states will decide on marijuana-related ballot measures in November. Here is an update of where these efforts currently stand.
With profound sadness, Peachtree NORML announced the passing of Tom McCain, the Executive Director Emeritus and long-time board member.
Two-hundred and sixteen Democrats voted in support of the bill, as did 109 Republicans.