NORML
Cannabis Activism

NORML Responds to Trump Administration’s Marijuana Policy

Donald Trump’s cannabis policy has been an enigma with many mixed messages as patients, advocates and industry participants have tried to determine how his administration would treat various state medical and recreational marijuana laws across the nation. While candidate Trump seemed to support medical marijuana and a states’ rights approach […]

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Cannabis Activism

Cannabis Cultivation Classic 2017 in Portland Tomorrow

The Cultivation Classic, produced by the alternative weekly newspaper Willamette Week, kicks off at 1pm tomorrow with a stacked lineup of great speakers and vendors. The Cultivation Classic is Oregon’s only event judging cannabis grown without any pesticides, only using products approved by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) or […]

Freedom Fighter Farms cannabis buds.
Cannabis Activism

Vermont Makes Marijuana History

Vermont made cannabis law reform history today as the first state to pass marijuana legalization measures through both the state House and Senate chambers. The Vermont Senate passed legalization 21 to 9 while the House just passed a noncommercial legalization proposal after a third reading 75 to 71. The two chambers […]

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Cannabis Activism

Marijuana Legalization Passes Vermont House

Vermont moved one step closer to becoming the first state to legalize marijuana thru its state legislature today as the Vermont House of Representatives passed a legalization measure 74 to 68. The Vermont Senate has already passed a nearly identical legalization measure 21 to 9, making it very likely that […]

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Marijuana Legalization

OMBC to Cover Marijuana Testing

There are certainly several disputes and controversies within the Oregon cannabis industry and community, but none greater than marijuana testing standards. Last October, stringent testing guidelines went into place, making Oregon regulated cannabis “safer than food.” The standards for Oregon cannabis were so high, that reports surfaced that a vast […]

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Cannabis Activism

Henry Rollins Brings His Message to the Oregon Cannabis Community

Cultural icon Henry Rollins is following up his keynote address at the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in San Francisco with a speech at the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) on April 28th in Eugene. The cannabis community is fortunate to have a prominent persona like Rollins, who doesn’t use […]

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Cannabis Culture

KRS-One Rocks the Leafly-Sponsored ICBC Berlin After-Party

It was very fitting that the first day of the International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin focused heavily on medical cannabis research as the German medicinal marijuana system just recently improved, paving the way for thousands of patients to utilize cannabis to improve their lives. It just made sense that the […]

Congressional Cannabis Caucus kicked off with a press conference with Earl Blumenauer, Dana Rohrabacher, Jared Polis and Don Young. They took questions on a wide variety of issues, including federal marijuana policy under Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Marijuana Business

U.S. Congressional Delegation Heads to the ICBC in Berlin and Beyond

The International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin is poised to be a historical event for the German cannabis community, with potential positive impacts throughout Europe and the rest of the globe. Not only is the ICBC bringing together entrepreneurs and activists far and wide, but a delegation of U.S. congressional […]

Cannabis Activism

Oregon Congressmen Launch Bipartisan Path to Marijuana Reform

Oregon Congressmen, Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Earl Blumenauer, announced the introduction of three bills that will protect state cannabis laws and provide a path forward for the federal government to end the failed and harmful policy of cannabis prohibition. With a supermajority of American voters supporting medical cannabis and over […]

NORML KC placed Question 5 on the April 4th ballot.
Cannabis Activism

56 Percent of Kansas City Voters Support Marijuana Decriminalization

A poll of likely Kansas City, Missouri, voters just released by Remington Research Group shows 56% support for the Question 5 marijuana decriminalization measure on the April 4th ballot. While these mid-year, non-presidential elections can be tricky for cannabis reformers, as young people are less likely to vote, the Remington […]