Category: Politics

Colorado: State NORML Affiliate Urges ‘No’ Vote on Ballot Proposal to Increase Retail Taxes on Adult-Use Marijuana Sales

Voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot proposal that seeks to increase taxes on adult-use cannabis sales. Officials with the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office confirmed last week that proponents...

NORML Submits Comments On Senate Leaders’ Federal Marijuana Reform Proposal

Washington, DC: NORML submitted its comments today suggesting improvements to the recently introduced discussion draft legislation, “The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act,” offered by Senate Majority Leader Schumer, Senate Finance Chairman Ron...

Eaze buys Green Dragon, becoming the biggest Weed Delivery Service

Eaze has had a good year. A couple months ago, Apple’s App store started allowing marijuana apps to make purchases within the app instead of needing to direct to a website. Right away...

NORML Live: Federal Policy Discussion 8/30/2021

Most Mondays, NORML’s Political Director Justin Strekal hosts a live stream on the NORML Facebook page at 4 pm EST for the latest news and a frank discussion about marijuana policy reform at the...

Supreme Court may decide on Drug Consumption Sites

After opening up sites in Canada years ago, Safe Consumption Sites, or safe injection sites, in the U.S. have had a rocky road towards ribbon cutting. There have been numerous proposals for openings...

Legal Psychedelic Bill in California gets pushed to next year

Welp, it was on a good track for a while there. The California bill that would legalize small amounts of psychedelics has been pushed to next year when it became clear it didn’t...

Office of New York’s Governor says a legal marijuana market is a priority

A spokesperson for the newly appointed Governor of New York, Kathy Hochul, has affirmed their intentions to get the ball rolling on a marijuana market in the state. Spokesperson Jordan Bennett told The...

Join NORML at the National Cannabis Festival in DC

This Saturday, August 28th, you can join the leaders of Delaware NORML, Maryland NORML, Virginia NORML, and multiple senior members of National NORML at the National Cannabis Festival in Washington, DC. Tickets...