Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week. “We are very excited to announce today that LSU’s … final medical marijuana product has passed all testing for immediate release to the medical marijuana pharmacies,” said Mike Strain, Commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and Forestry “We wish to thank all persons involved who have worked tirelessly from inception though production and testing to make this a reality.”
Passage of the the Fair Chance at Housing Act will address the very policies that contribute to a lifetime of social and economic challenges for responsible marijuana consumers.
Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Here is a brief rundown of some of their most recent media accomplishments.
The use of cannabis during adolescence is not associated with structural brain differences in adulthood, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers concluded, “[T]he patterns of cannabis use typically seen in community-dwelling adolescents does not appear to have lasting effects on brain structure.”
Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) has introduced the Second Chance for Students Act, to allow students convicted of simple marijuana possession to maintain access to financial aid for six months while they complete an approved drug rehabilitation program.
NORML regrets the passing of Prof. Mark A. R. Kleiman, an academic expert on cannabis policy who often shared and debated his well informed views on marijuana policy reform with those of us who were committed to advocating for a policy of adult use legalization.
Delaware NORML opens the third annual Weedstock Music Festival on Friday August 16th at Firebase Lloyd in Townsend. What started as a local fundraiser for marijuana legalization efforts has matured into an important cultural event.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo today signed legislation into law amending marijuana possession penalties and establishing procedures for the automatic expungement of prior, low-level cannabis convictions.