News

October 9, 2019

Clarifying NY State Decriminalization and Marijuana Possession Related Penalties

There has been some confusion and misinformation circulating about what New York’s latest expansion of marijuana decriminalization means and what impact it will have on criminal prosecutions going forward.
October 9, 2019

Report: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Adverse ‘Spillover’ Effects in Neighboring States

The enactment of adult-use marijuana legalization laws is not associated with any significant increase in cannabis-related activity in neighboring states and counties, according to a federally funded report published by the nonprofit Justice Research and Statistics Association.
October 9, 2019

Study: No Uptick in Violent Crime Following Adult Use Cannabis Legalization

Investigators from Department of Justice and Criminology at Washington State University reported, "Our results from Colorado and Washington suggest that legalization has not had major detrimental effects on public safety.”
October 2, 2019

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC

Once again, Nevada NORML has remained hard at work, advocating for both patient access and rights as well as the criminal justice reform that this country desperately requires. However, this time, they’ve taken their advocacy to our nation’s capital for NORML’s National Conference to lobby for reform on the federal level and expanded access to medicinal cannabis.