One of NORML’s primary missions is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults. One of the ways we successfully achieve this goal is by debunking marijuana myths and half-truths via the publication of timely op-eds in online and print media. Since the mainstream media seldom casts a critical eye toward many of the more over-the-top claims about cannabis, we take it upon ourselves to set the record straight.
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(CNN) — Despite decades of propaganda from marijuana prohibitionists, a majority of the American public has…
Let states enact their own marijuana policies By Paul Armentano, Special to CNN July 6,…
Newsweek Magazine, PBS NewsHour, FOX Business News all look at mainstreaming of marijuana legalization
This week we’ve seen three usually staid mainstream media outlets – Newsweek Magazine, the PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and FOX Business News – examining the growing movement in California and nationwide to discuss the inevitable re-legalization of cannabis in America.
When the producer of the FoxNews program ‘Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano’ asked me to appear on air last week to discuss the issue of marijuana law reform, I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect.