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November 7, 2018

Texas: Leading Marijuana Prohibitionist Fails In Congressional Re-Election Bid

One of Congress’ most powerful and vocal marijuana prohibitionists, Republican Pete Sessions of Texas, failed in his re-election bid for Congress’ 32nd District. “Representative Pete Sessions was the single greatest impediment in the US House to the passage of common-sense, voter-supported marijuana law reform measures,” NORML Political Director Justin Strekal said. “His departure opens the door for the possibility of House lawmakers in 2019 enacting a number of significant, NORML-endorsed policy changes.”
November 7, 2018

Florida: Voters Pass Amendment Restoring Voting Rights To Marijuana Felons

Florida voters today passed Amendment 4, which amends the state constitution to restore voting privileges to those with non-violent felony convictions.
November 6, 2018

A Note From NORML’s Founder On Election Day

I want to take the opportunity today to personally thank you for being a marijuana policy reform supporter. Whether you are new to the cause or an old hand like myself, we at NORML both appreciate and rely upon your continued support.
November 5, 2018

Congress’ Leading Marijuana Prohibitionist Trails In Latest Poll

Texas Republican and ardent marijuana prohibitionist Pete Sessions trails by four points in his re-election bid, according to polling data released yesterday. According to the survey results, Sessions is behind Democratic challenger Colin Allred by a margin of 46 percent to 42 percent in the race for Texas' 32nd Congressional District.