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August 14, 2017

Peachtree NORML Challenges the Faith and Freedom Coalition

At the Georgia Republican Assembly Convention on 8/12/2017 David Baker, the Executive Director of the Faith and Freedom Coalition of Georgia, used a portion of a 1993 quote from the then Executive Director of NORML, Richard Cowan.
August 14, 2017

SMART Bill Reintroduced in Congress

This bill prohibits state-sanctioned marijuana consumers and businesses from being prosecuted by the federal government.
August 10, 2017

Study: History Of Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased In-Hospital Mortality In Trauma Patients

Trauma patients who test positive for marijuana upon their admission to the intensive care unit are less likely to die during hospitalization than are age-matched controls, according to data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Researchers concluded: “Patients with a positive marijuana screen had a lower mortality rate (5.3 percent versus 8.9 percent) compared to patients with a negative marijuana screen."
August 9, 2017

Never Underestimate The Power Of A Single Face To Face Interaction

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was not always a supporter of marijuana policy reform. In fact, it wasn't until he met face to face with NORML representatives that the Canadian Premiere ultimately changed his mind for good.