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January 22, 2019

Rep. Blumenauer: Now more than ever, it’s our time

Nearly my entire career as a public servant, I’ve been proud to work with NORML to build understanding and consensus on the need for cannabis reform since 1973. While I was serving as a state legislator, my home state of Oregon became the first in the nation to decriminalize simple possession. Today, I am happy to report that our movement is cresting.
January 18, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/19

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
January 17, 2019

Marijuana is a Medicine, Not a Menace

The legitimate powers of government should reach no further than controlling acts which are injurious to others. Freedom means having the right to be stupid, whether your parents or partners approve or not. 
January 17, 2019

NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri Discusses AG Nominee Barr and Legalization on CBS News

Earlier today, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri made an appearance on CBS News to discuss Attorney General Nominee William Barr's recent comments regarding marijuana legalization and how he would handle states that have reformed their cannabis policies if he were confirmed as the next Attorney General.