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October 10, 2018

Survey: Cannabis Use Becoming Common Among Older Adults

The use of cannabis is relatively common among those over the age of 65 who reside in a legal marijuana state, according to data published online in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Authors concluded, "Respondents reported using recreational marijuana to target a variety of medical symptoms and conditions with few reported adverse effects."
October 9, 2018

Pew Poll: 62 Percent Of Americans Want Marijuana Legal

Sixty-two percent of US adults believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal,” according to national survey data compiled by the Pew Research Center. The percentage is the highest ever reported by Pew, which has been tracking Americans’ views on the subject of marijuana legalization since 1969.
October 9, 2018

New York State’s Marijuana Working Group is Taking Public Comments on Legalization Legislation

The work group drafting the legislation is taking public comments on this initiative until the end of October. Submit your comments with Roc NORML today!
October 5, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 10/5/18

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