Go Green on Black Friday

We know legal cannabis is at the top of everyone’s wish list, and you can shop to legalize it in the NORML Store this Black Friday… or any day! With tons of holiday gift ideas like cozy hoodies, butter soft tees, and mugs for cocoa, and stocking stuffers like laptop stickers, buttons, and NORML memberships, there’s something […]

Join NORML for 2024

Did you know that NORML is the only consumer-focused, grassroots-funded organization working to reform marijuana laws and protect the rights of responsible adult consumers? And, that it’s the generosity and commitment of thousands of Americans like you that keeps us fighting and winning the battle for cannabis freedom? That’s why it’s critical that you join […]

Are You Ready to Smoke the Vote?

NORML is committed to sustaining and strengthening our democracy by helping our supporters register to vote on National Voter Registration Day this September 19. This will be the last big opportunity to get Americans registered to vote before the 2024 primary elections! That’s why NORML is a proud partner and supporter of National Voter Registration […]

Major Changes to Cannabis Law Take Effect Around the U.S.

Thanks to your advocacy, activism, and support, dozens of new marijuana laws took effect around the country this month: In Maryland, cannabis possession, personal cultivation, and retail sales are now legal In Connecticut, adults may now cultivate marijuana at home for personal use In Virginia and Nevada, multiple medical cannabis program improvements were implemented In […]

Virginia: Changes to Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect

Legislation signed earlier this year by Gov. Youngkin, HB 1846 and SB 1337, to eliminate the requirement that healthcare practitioners register with the Board of Pharmacy in order to issue written certifications for medical cannabis to patients also took effect July 1, 2023. Separate legislation, HB 2368, authorizes practitioners to add a patient’s Registered Agent […]

Virginia: Republican-Led Subcommittee Again Rejects Marijuana Sales Legislation in Party-Line Vote

Republican members of the House General Laws Subcommittee halted any further advancement today of Senate Bill 1133, which sought to initiate retail marijuana sales to adults age 21 and older beginning this July. Though the bill passed the Senate with bipartisan support, Subcommittee members rejected the measure on a 5 to 3 party line vote.  […]

Virginia: House Republicans Reject Retail Cannabis Sales Plan

Members of the House General Laws Subcommittee failed to advance legislation to legalize and regulate the retail sale of cannabis products to adults age 21 and older. Committee members rejected two separate legislative measures, HB 1750 and HB 1464, late Tuesday evening. Republicans currently control the Virginia House of Delegates by a margin of 52 […]

Poll: Virginia Voters Support Legalizing Adult-use Cannabis Retail Sales

A Christopher Newport University survey shows 60 percent of Virginians favor legalizing the retail sale of adult-use of marijuana products. Virginians’ attitudes, like Americans’ attitudes, are increasingly supportive of ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition and replacing it with a legal marketplace in which products can be safely regulated and sold to responsible consumers. […]

Kentucky: Governor Beshear Calls for Legalization of Medical Cannabis

During his State of the Commonwealth Address delivered Wednesday evening, Democratic Governor Andy Beshear called for the legalization of medical cannabis in Kentucky: “Treating people right also dictates that in this session, this General Assembly finally legalize medical cannabis. Far too many Kentuckians are suffering from life-threatening and chronic conditions, like our veterans with PTSD, […]

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