Wisconsin NORML: Presenting a United Front of Advocacy, Education and Reform

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Presenting a united front of advocacy, education and reform must be a priority of all WI constituents who voted yes for cannabis and have had their voices ignored by those who would claim to represent them. ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots Lobby Day NORML Chapters NORML Chapter Wisconsin NORML

Canada’s favourite cannabis advocacy groups

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Meet Canada’s favourite cannabis advocacy groups, as chosen by Leafly readers. The post Canada’s favourite cannabis advocacy groups appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle Strains & products advocacy business cannabis business NORML patients politics readers choice social justice taxesFrom patients' rights to justice reform and all manner of tax and accuracy issues in between, they took on some of Canada's most pressing cannabis issues.

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Tacky & Unwarranted, Playboy Launches Cannabis Law Reform And Advocacy Campaign

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The post Tacky & Unwarranted, Playboy Launches Cannabis Law Reform And Advocacy Campaign first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Yes it is true according to a press release published 24 September 2020. A couple of months back they announced they were getting in the … Read More. Breaking News

Supreme Cannabis Announces Departure of Chief Advocacy Officer, John Fowler

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29, 2019 /CNW/ – The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (“Supreme Cannabis” or the “Company”) (TSX: FIRE) (OTCQX: SPRWF) (FRA: 53S1) announced that, effective today, it has parted ways with its Chief Advocacy Officer, John Fowler. The post Supreme Cannabis Announces Departure of Chief Advocacy Officer, John Fowler appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. TORONTO, Oct.

Consumer Brands Association Forms Expert Board to Provide Strategic Oversight of Advocacy Approach to CBD

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Each of the advisory board members brings a unique perspective that will be crucial in helping inform and guide the CPG industry’s advocacy approach on this rapidly evolving issue.”. Joining the CBD Advisory Board are: Mick Cornett, former Oklahoma City mayor; Edward Davis, former commissioner, Boston Police Department; Tom Galvin, executive director, Digital Citizens Alliance; Karen Tandy, former administrator, U.S.

Activists Deploy Giant Joint In Next Round Of SAFE Bill Advocacy in DC

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Cannabis advocacy groups targeted the Senate on Tuesday to get the Republican leadership to take up marijuana legislation they describe as a first step toward full legalization. Bloomeberg report. Giant Joint Deployed in Campaign for Cannabis Banking Bill. A rally on Capitol Hill featured a 51-foot inflated marijuana cigarette with the label “Congress, Pass the Joint.”.

MORE Act Gains Third Public Republican YES Commitment and Hits 25% Cosponsorship Threshold In House

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Vote For Marijuana In 2020

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Community Organizing Election VotingGet registered ?. Check or change your current registration ?. Request an absentee ballot ?. Easily access our candidate database ?. Spread the word ???. The post Vote For Marijuana In 2020 appeared first on NORML.

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Four Reasons Why the MORE Act Vote Is a Really Big Deal

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Advocacy The MORE Act Biden deschedule Kamal Harris mcconnell MORE ActHere are four reasons why the upcoming House floor vote on The MORE Act will mark an important and significant milestone in the history of marijuana law reform.

Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Policy Earl Blumenauer Rep. We did it! Again!) Today, for the second time in history, the House of Representatives… The post Congress Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana appeared first on NORML. Barbara Lee Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Rep. Tom McClintock

A coalition of marijuana companies, churches and advocacy groups is asking California Gov. Gavin Newsom for a temporary cut in the state’s cannabis taxes.

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The NY Times reports… The group that includes the California State Conference of the NAACP, Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches and the industry group Southern California Coalition … Read More. Gumballs

NORML Partners with Green Flower to Launch First-of-its-Kind Online Training Program for Cannabis Advocates

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2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing EDUCATION Grassroots activists advocacy featured green flower mediaThis 100% online course will teach you the essential tools and nuanced techniques NORML has deployed over the last 50 years to shape cannabis policy at the local, state, national, and international levels. The post NORML Partners with Green Flower to Launch First-of-its-Kind Online Training Program for Cannabis Advocates appeared first on NORML.

McConnell Misleads on Marijuana

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Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy

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Advocacy Appropriations Congress GOVERNMENT Policy amendment appropriations Earl Blumenauer Rep. Later this month, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives… The post Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy appeared first on NORML.

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A Founder Looks at 50: Willie Nelson — America’s Favorite Marijuana Smoker

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2020 A Founder Looks at 50 ACTIVISM Advocacy Chip Carter Keith Stroup NORML psa Willie NelsonFor NORML’s 50th anniversary, every Friday we will be posting a blog from NORML’s Founder… The post A Founder Looks at 50: Willie Nelson — America’s Favorite Marijuana Smoker appeared first on NORML.

NORML Resource Guide: Engaging Effective Activism During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In this guide, NORML highlights various online tools to assist reformers in their advocacy endeavors. Thank you for your continued advocacy and support. 2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy COVID-19 Activism advocacy coronavirus covid resource guideEven during these uncertain times, NORML’s mission remains the same. In fact, one can argue that our mission now is more important than ever before.

Lawmakers Prepare for Historic House Floor Vote on the MORE Act

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NORML Activist Spotlight: Tamara Netzel

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Through her advocacy work, Tamara met more and more people who had been arrested for cannabis, and it troubled her how important pieces of those stories were left out of the news coverage the general public sees. 2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Collateral Consequences Cruel Consequences Grassroots Medical Marijuana NORML Chapters Virginia activist advocacy advocate art marijuana medical cannabis medical marijuana NORML Virginia NORML

Canopy Growth Names Trailblazer Hilary Black as Chief Advocacy Officer

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SMITHS FALLS, ON /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to announce it has named Hilary Black as its Chief Advocacy Officer, effective Feb. In her expanded role, Hilary’s mandate includes driving patient advocacy efforts worldwide, executing the Company’s global corporate social responsibility strategy, and leading […].

Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Decriminalization Election Legalization Policy Politics The MORE Act 2020 Elections Joe BidenNORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box. The post Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition appeared first on NORML.

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Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Grassroots SOCIETYSince 1619, when the first ships arrived on the coast of Virginia with enslaved Africans in chains, our country has long had to struggle to address the inequality and structural racism embedded within our public institutions -- particularly within the criminal justice system. The post Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice appeared first on NORML.

A Monumental May for Nevada NORML

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420 ACTIVISM Advocacy INDUSTRY Nevada NORML NORML Chapters SOCIETY Uncategorized Nevada NevadaNORMLEven in the continually uncertain world that Nevadans find themselves in, Nevada NORML is continuing to advocate for cannabis reform despite the strange corona-world of 2020. The post A Monumental May for Nevada NORML appeared first on NORML.

A Monumental May for Nevada NORML

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While in-person meetings are on hold, Nevada NORML has found a cyber-way to continue to provide that education and cannabis advocacy that the chapter has become nationally recognized for. 2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy Community Organizing Nevada NORML NORML Chapters SOCIETYEven in the continually uncertain world that Nevadans find themselves in, Nevada NORML is continuing to advocate for cannabis reform despite the strange corona-world of 2020.

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Ending Cannabis Criminalization Is Police Reform

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2020 Advocacy Congress GOVERNMENT Judiciary Committee LAW ENFORCEMENT The MORE ActToday, members of the House Judiciary Committee marked up the Justice in Policing Act, which seeks to amend federal guidance over certain law enforcement activities. Many of the bill’s components are steps in a positive direction, such as banning “No-Knock” drug raids by law enforcement.

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy The MORE ActToday, you were a part of making history. The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act on a bipartisan vote of 24-10. This is legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices. This marks the first time that a congressional committee has ever passed a bill to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act.

Advocacy Group Fights for Minority Participation in Georgia's MMJ Program

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Minorities for Medical Marijuana is continuing to work towards increasing diversity in the cannabis industry. Policy

Take the NORML Cannabis & COVID-19 Survey

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2020 Advocacy COVID-19 coronavirus covid marijuana survey membership survey NORML surveyA lot is happening right now. There’s a global pandemic, various levels of government either shut down or solely focusing on COVID-19, and a lot of uncertainty. Cannabis programs have been deemed ‘essential’ in a majority of states that regulate its commerce, and multiple District Attorneys have deprioritized enforcement efforts in prohibition jurisdictions.

NORML Celebrates 49 Years of Fighting for Freedom

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2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Grassroots Legalize America NORML49 years ago, Keith Stroup founded NORML to end marijuana prohibition. Now, 10 states and DC have legalized the adult-use of marijuana, and more than two-thirds of the country has legalized medical cannabis. We’ve moved mountains, thanks to good people like you. Our birthday wish this year is simple: let’s legalize America.

Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

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2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy Decriminalization Legislative Update NORML Chapters Virginia decrim decriminalization decriminalize marijuana medical access medical cannabis medical marijuana NORML NORML Chapter Virginia NORML2020 Virginia General Assembly. Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession.

Delaware Approves Medical Cannabis Delivery Option

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing COVID-19 GOVERNMENT Medical Marijuana NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYMedical cannabis is essential and while we commend our state officials for declaring that centers will remain open during the state of emergency, we need to ensure our patients have uninterrupted access to their life saving medicine, especially during these uncertain times.

Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

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ACTIVISM Advocacy Grassroots SOCIETYOn May 25th, George Floyd was killed on camera by officers affiliated with the Minneapolis Police Department. As were many Americans, we were shocked and disheartened by this tragic and needless loss of life. As the events of the past few days have unfolded, it is clear that America is in the midst of a long overdue reckoning with itself.

American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition

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ABNORML NEWS ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENTThe American Bar Association (ABA) has passed a resolution in support of ending federal marijuana prohibition and removing the substance from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In language that does not mince words, the proposal reads : FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

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2019 Advocacy act Congress Federal history legalization marijuana MORE prohibition voteFor the first time ever, a congressional committee has approved a piece of legislation to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.

House Small Business Committee Moves Marijuana Bill Forward

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2020 Advocacy GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION The MORE ActAs first reported by Politico, the House Small Business Committee is waiving jurisdiction over the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act ( HR 3884 ), making it the second House committee in the 116th Congress to advance legislation to end federal marijuana prohibition.

NORML Releases 2020 Gubernatorial Scorecard

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2020 Advocacy GOVERNMENTNearly Two-Thirds of US Governors Receive a Passing Grade on Cannabis Policy. NORML has released its 2020 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records in 2019 specific to matters of marijuana policy.

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NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

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NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Canada Job Discrimination Legalization NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYIn light of the first year of legalization, NORML Canada has monitored the Canadian cannabis landscape closely, to determine the next steps for crafting achievable and functional reform of cannabis regulations.

NORML Submits Public Comments To FDA Regarding The International Scheduling Of Marijuana

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Advocacy GOVERNMENTThe US Food and Drug Administration sought public comments specific to whether changes ought to be recommended regarding imposing international manufacturing and distributing restrictions, under international treaties, on certain drug substances. Per the FDA: FDA, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, invites interested persons to submit comments on the notifications from the United Nations concerning these drug substances.

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