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February 2, 2019

NORML Chapter Newsletter

Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Here's a brief rundown of some of their most recent accomplishments. Get involved today!
February 1, 2019

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/1/19

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!
February 1, 2019

Patients Frequently Substituting Cannabis For Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Patients authorized to legally use medical cannabis frequently substitute it in place of benzodiazepines, according to a pair of new studies published this week. According to data compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control, the use of benzodiazepines were attributed to over 11,500 overdose deaths in 2017.
January 31, 2019

Oregon: Cannabis Social Consumption Bill SB 639 Is About Civil Rights

Oregon NORML (ornorml.org) executive director Madeline Martinez is appealing directly to legislators in Salem to pass a bill sponsored by Senator Lew Frederick (D-Portland) that would finally legalize social consumption of cannabis in Oregon.