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


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.

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. TORONTO, Oct.

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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.

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.

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


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 SOCIETY

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

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


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.

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NORML Celebrates 49 Years of Fighting for Freedom


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.

House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales


Our educational and advocacy efforts are supported by thousands of people throughout the country as we work to advance marijuana reform in all 50 states and the federal level. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT Legalization LEGISLATION Legislative Update Policy The MORE Act

Congressional Hearing On Marijuana Banking Held


ACTIVISM Advocacy Banking ECONOMICS GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY PolicyThe House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses.

Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America


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Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination


ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots Lobby Day NORML Chapters 2019 Chapter Lobby Day membership NORML ChapterWhen NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana.

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Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana


2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENTFor the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana.

Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress


2019 Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Grassroots Legalization PolicyThis week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win.

Nevada: Pushing Reform Efforts Forward


Las Vegas NORML has once again found themselves busy with many types of advocacy for patient and consumer rights, both statewide and federally. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Grassroots LEGISLATION Lobby Day NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY

Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure


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NORML Testifies to End Employment Discrimination of MMJ Patients in DC


2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Employment Protections Job Discrimination LEGISLATION Medical Marijuana PolicyOn Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, NORML testified at the DC Council Committee on Labor and Workforce Development in support of B23-0309 , the “Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Amendment Act of 2019”, which seeks to expand workplace protections for medical cannabis patients in the District of Columbia.

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana


2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Expungement Grassroots Legalization LEGISLATION NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYIllinois Gov. Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale.

Congressional Lawmakers Introduce the Fair Chance at Housing Act


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Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana


2019 Advocacy Business Cannabis Caucus GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION Policy VeteransNext week, the two key committees will hold hearings on various aspects of federal marijuana policy. The first will be held on Wednesday, June 19th, in the Small Business Committee, entitled Unlocked Potential?

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed


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.

Texas NORML Team Advocates in DC


Our Executive Director, Jax Finkel, participated as a training facilitator on the modules regarding “Volunteer Engagement and Advocacy Training”, “Strategies for a Successful Lobby Day”, and “Taking Local Action” The certification was helpful for attendees who wanted to learn how to grow and expand their tools for reform. 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT Grassroots Lobby Day NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY

Federal Appropriations Bills Include Limited Cannabis Protections


Advocacy Banking GOVERNMENT PolicyIn a change of trajectory, the powerful Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives has for the first time included limited protections for cannabis businesses engaged in the legal marketplaces in 33 states.

New Legislation Introduced To Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs


ACTIVISM Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION PolicyRepresentative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced HR 493 : The Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act, which would codify the protections that were outlined in the now-rescinded Cole Memo.

FDA Hearing On ‘Hemp-Derived CBD’ Today


2019 Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists FDA GOVERNMENT PolicyWashington, DC : Today the US Food and Drug Administration is taking in-person public testimony with regard to the “manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale” of CBD-infused retail products.

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HR 420: The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act


2019 Advocacy Cannabis Caucus Citizen Lobbyists GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION PolicyThis week, Congressman Earl Blumenauer reserved HR 420 for his legislation, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act.

Nevada: A Monumental Year for Cannabis Reform


The pinnacle of Nevada NORML’s advocacy over the past month consisted of board members’ tour across Northern Nevada. ” 2019 ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Employment Protections Expungement GOVERNMENT Grassroots LEGISLATION NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETYIt’s been nothing short of an incredibly exciting and exhilarating month for Nevada NORML, our advocates and the rights of patients and consumers.

Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators


Canada Industry advocacy British Columbia craft cannabis cultivation health canadaHealth Canada has issued only two licenses for micro cultivators to date. The post Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators appeared first on Leafly.

Things are Heating up in Kansas City


ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots Home Cultivavtion Municipal NORML Chapters municipal NORML KCThings are heating up in Kansas City!

NORML Members Call On NFL’s Goodell To Allow Players Access To Medicine


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Chicago NORML Goes To DC


ACTIVISM Advocacy Citizen Lobbyists Community Organizing Grassroots INDUSTRY Legalization Lobby Day NORML ChaptersThis year, on April 8th, the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) will be returning to our nation’s capital in Washington D.C.

American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition


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.

NORML Storms New Jersey


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NJ Lawmakers Plan to Put Legalization on 2020 Ballot


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Federal Employment Protections Demanded In Appropriations Bill


2019 Advocacy Employment Protections GOVERNMENT PolicyFor the first time, the House Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Appropriations has included language seeking to protect the employment of federal employees who consume cannabis in legal jurisdictions.