NORML
Cannabis Activism

NORML Delivered Over 10,000 Public Comments To FDA Regarding International Classification Of Cannabis

NORML staffers on Wednesday hand-delivered over 10,000 public comments to the US Food and Drug Administration calling on the agency to recommend amending the substance’s illicit status under international treaties. The agency had requested public comments so that they could be “considered in preparing a response from the United States to the World Health […]

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Global Drug War

Mexico: Supreme Court Ruling Effectively Legalizes Marijuana Use, Possession And Cultivation

In two separate rulings Wednesday, Mexico’s Supreme Court effectively set binding precedent that ends the country’s prohibition on marijuana use, possession and cultivation. The following is a statement from Hannah Hetzer, Senior International Policy Manager at the Drug Policy Alliance: “This is extraordinary because it is taking place in one of […]

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Global Drug War

FDA Calls For Public Comments Regarding International Classification Of Cannabis

The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comments specific to whether changes ought to be recommended regarding the international classification of cannabis as a controlled substance. Members of the public have until October 31, 2018 to submit their comments to the FDA for consideration. The FDA says that the comments “will be considered in […]