marijuana law reform

Congrats to Philadelphia! Today Decriminalization Takes Effect

Congrats to Philadelphia! Today Decriminalization Takes Effect

It’s official: cannabis possession (in small amounts) is now decriminalized within the city limits of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There are no longer criminal penalties attached to simple marijuana possession if the individual is carrying 30 grams or less. Instead, those violating cannabis prohibition will simply receive a civil infraction citation (commonly known as a ticket). What […]

NORML PAC Endorces Connie Johnson in Oklahoma Senate Race

NORML PAC Endorces Connie Johnson in Oklahoma Senate Race

NORML PAC is pleased to announce its endorsement of Democratic State Senator Connie Johnson in her campaign to be the next United States Senator representing Oklahoma. “Sen. Johnson has been an outspoken supporter of legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use during her tenure in the Oklahoma legislature,” stated NORML PAC Manager Erik Altieri. “Few […]

Hold the Green Rush: Massachusetts Cracking Down on Caregivers

Hold the Green Rush: Massachusetts Cracking Down on Caregivers

It’s almost a necessary part of the cannabis legal reform process: a law passes, so then there’s conservative backlash at the state level. For decades, people in power defined themselves and their job success in terms of arresting/incarcerating drug users and those involved in the black market. Now that popular opinion and cultural attitudes toward […]