Posted by Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director | July 27, 2015
Marijuana law reform beyond America’s borders: Today’s round up looks at Australia, Israel, Italy, United Kingdom and Portugal
If anyone would have suggested a year ago that Ohio might be on the verge of legalizing marijuana in 2015, I would have laughed at the idea. First, Ohio is a conservative Midwestern state that is seldom, if ever, on the cutting edge on social issues. And second, 2015 is an off-year election, with no statewide or federal elections, meaning the voter turn-out would be lower and the likely voters would be older and less supportive than would be the case if the proposal were on the ballot in 2016, […]
America’s favorite stoner rapper Snoop Dogg was busted on suspicion of DWI Saturday night after a concert in Uppsala, Sweden. “They took me down there and made me pee in a cup,” he notes about the police. “Didn’t find shit!”
Another one of our great NORML Business Network Partners is Spliffin! Spliffin manufacturers solvent-free concentrates and vaporizers. Spliffin products are engineered for discretion, convenience, and dependability. They provide consumers with a safe and clean alternative to smoking. Spliffin uses onlylocally grown California varieties of cannabis that are free of pesticides and herbicides. Spliffin concentrates are produced through a state-of-the-art manufacturing process that extracts and condenses marijuana’s psychoactive and medicinally active elements into a concentrated form. Beyond quality, sophistication, and exceptional craftsmanship, Spliffin is building community and cultivating a lifestyle movement. Spliffin is also a founding member of the […]
Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 16-14 today in favor of an amendment to allow state-compliant marijuana businesses to engage in relationships with financial institutions.
Today a Blue Ribbon Commission led by California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom released a report providing a total of 58 recommendations for advocates to consider as they move forward to place a legalization initiative on the statewide ballot in November 2016.
On the heels of Pres. Obama commuting the sentences of 46 prisoners in jail on drug-related charges, singer John Legend weighs in with a powerful column in “Time” magazine.
The Associated Press recently highlighted public and industry concerns regarding the use of herbicides and pesticides in the commercial cannabis operations. Understandably, many commercial growers, producers, and wholesalers have numerous questions about good agricultural practices, food safety, and quality management systems. 420 Food Safety, a NORML Business Network Partner, assists cannabis businesses with those important questions! 420 Food Safety’s President and CEO is a certified Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) auditor through the American Society for Quality (ASQ) with extensive experience in food safety and quality management. 420 Food […]