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Humboldt NORML Feb. Monthly Meeting Notes

Meeting Agenda 2/27/2018 LAST MEETING RECAP (Open Discussion Pre-2018 Regulations) • Local – Local retail dispensaries begin recreational sales. – Mad River zoning and local cannabis permitting issues. – CGA has filed a lawsuit challenging the CDFA’s decision to allow unlimited stacking of cultivation license and Humboldt NORML announces public […]


NORML EMERGENCY ALERT! Jeff Sessions is ready to crackdown- Humboldt NORML “Ethics Proceeds Law”

January 04, 2018  United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced that the Justice Department has rescinded, effective immediately, Obama administration guidelines – known as the Cole memorandum – which directed US attorneys to not interfere with those compliant with state cannabis laws. Send a letter to your lawmakers NOW […]


NORML opposes Marino’s appointment to Drug Czar

Click here to send a message to President Trump – End the charade of the Drug Czar by abolishing the position.  Friend, The Trump Administration is widely expected to pick Representative Tom Marino for Drug Czar. Representative Marino is a longtime, rabid drug warrior who has a consistent record of […]


IB Times-Trump’s Pick For Drug Czar Hauled In Thousands Of Dollars From Drug Distributors He Wrote Bill To Protect

http://www.ibtimes.com/political-capital/trumps-pick-drug-czar-hauled-thousands-dollars-drug-distributors-he-wrote-bill President Donald Trump recently launched a high-profile White House initiative to combat the growing problem of opioid drug abuse in America. Yet his expected selection to oversee the nation’s drug laws is a congressman from an opioid-ravaged district whose signature legislative accomplishment is a bill that shielded prescription opioid […]


Support NORML’s 4/20 Day of Action!

On April 20th, marijuana consumers and advocates will gather around the world to show their support for ending the prohibition of marijuana. These celebratory gatherings seek to bring awareness to marijuana’s proven medicinal benefits, its hundreds of industrial uses, and the obvious need to end the mass arrest, stigmatization, and […]


Humboldt NORML Monthly Meeting Notes

  Meeting Notes 3/28/2017 LAST MEETING RECAP -National Academy of Sciences Releases a Positive Report on the Health Effects of Cannabis -Trump Administration to Study Marijuana and Driving under legislation President Obama signed into law last month. The U.S. government will conduct a study investigating “marijuana as a causal factor in traffic […]


DEA OKs synthetic marijuana for pharma company that spent $500,000 to keep pot illegal-Chicago Tribune

Reported by Chicago Tribune By  Christopher Ingraham Washington Post Insys Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company that was one of the chief financial backers of the opposition to marijuana legalization in Arizona last year, received preliminary approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration this week for Syndros, a synthetic marijuana drug. Insys gave $500,000 […]


CA NORML News and Events

NEWS Senators Urge Sessions to Keep Trump’s Promise of Marijuana Federalism. Since neither Sens. Feinstein or Harris signed this letter, Cal NORML wrote to them, and to Sessions. Harris is calling for Sessions to resign over his false or misleading statements under oath regarding his meetings with Russian officials, and Feinstein […]


Senators Urge Sessions to Keep Trump’s Promise of Marijuana Federalism-Reason.Com

by Jacob Sullum at Reason.com Yesterday 11 senators sent Attorney General Jeff Sessions a letter expressing concern about recent statements suggesting he plans to enforce the federal ban on marijuana against state-licensed businesses that serve recreational cannabis consumers. The senators, all of whom represent states that have legalized marijuana for medical […]


Politico-Sessions Reassures Senators: No Crackdown Imminent

Worries about a shift in federal enforcement in states that have legalized recreational use may be overblown. By BURGESS EVERETT 03/02/17 02:05 PM EST Updated 03/02/17 05:54 PM EST The Trump administration is causing serious paranoia among marijuana advocates with its hints of a federal crackdown on recreational use. But […]