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US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

via NORML’s Deputy Director, Paul Armentano: The majority of the US Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans. The committee vote marks the first time that a majority of any body of the US Senate has ever decided in favor of increased cannabis access. […]

Find Your State Cannabis Laws & Take Action

Find Your State Cannabis Laws & Take Action

PHOTO: K. Garbutt At the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws website, one can find state-by-state bills, laws, legal representation, current polls, research and other data. Since its founding in 1970, NORML has provided a voice in the public policy debate for those Americans who oppose marijuana prohibition and favor an end to […]

Why No Parent Should Support CBD-only Legislation

Why No Parent Should Support CBD-only Legislation

There has been an explosion of newly proposed legislation on CBD-rich cannabis extracts, the type of medical marijuana featured as a treatment for epilepsy in Sanjay Gupta’s “Weed” special in the summer of 2013. Parents fighting for the lives of their epileptic children are desperate for treatment that works, and the power with which these […]

My Trip To Visit Freedom Fighters In Sheridan Federal Prison

My Trip To Visit Freedom Fighters In Sheridan Federal Prison

PHOTO: Dark Room Riot, FCI Sheridan This feeling in my gut is hard to describe. Driving through the luscious green valleys of Oregon’s wine country, I almost forget where I’m headed. It’s an idyllic scene, straight out of a dusty American novel. Rolling hills, winding roads and endless fields of farmland. Then it hits me… […]

THE WAR ISN’T OVER: What 935 Months In Prison Looks Like

THE WAR ISN’T OVER: What 935 Months In Prison Looks Like

How FCI Sheridan Became Home For These Medical Marijuana Patients One month short of 78 years. That’s the collective punishment handed down to the prisoners in this photo. Their crime against humanity: providing marijuana to people who would have found it elsewhere. Look closely at these faces. These men and their families are the casualties […]