• November 29, 2020

Tags : NORML

Many Dems (quietly) say Biden’s Out of Step on Weed

With two-thirds of Americans fully behind marijuana legalization, many Democrats are wondering why their party’s presidential nominee still isn’t. In the wake of the nationwide unrest over police brutality against black Americans and systemic racism, presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden recently unveiled his “Plan For Black America” in which he calls to “decriminalize the […]Read More

Study: Marijuana Workplace Impairment Metrics Likely Flawed

New research has found bias and bad methodology behind many studies that allegedly prove cannabis workplace impairment can be dangerous. Workplace drug testing has come under fire in the last few years as more states legalize cannabis. Blood tests, which claim to help employers find the best people, have instead become a way to eliminate […]Read More

‘Public Enemy Number One’ — New documentary shows the futility of a half-century of the War on Drugs

“We’ve always had a demon,” says author and historian Dan Baum in Public Enemy Number One, a new documentary that traces the history of the War on Drugs in America. “Something about American political culture requires us to have a demon. Go back to Salem. Alcohol was a demon. Communism was a demon, and all kinds of things were justified in the name of fighting communism. This is what we do.” Read More

Thousands Of Constituents Urge Governors To Deprioritize Marijuana Enforcement Amid Coronavirus

The marijuana reform group NORML is leading an effort to encourage states to deprioritize the enforcement of cannabis criminalization amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, more than 4,000 constituents across the country have participated in the organization’s action campaign launched on Wednesday by sending messages to their governors, urging them to take steps to minimize the spread […]Read More

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