Congress Is Out For Summer: Take Action!

Every August, members of Congress head home from the swampland of Washington, DC back to their home districts. That can only mean one thing – town hall season is upon us. This provides a unique opportunity for constituents to engage face-to-face with their members of Congress and hold them accountable […]

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Access to Begin Next Week

Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week, according to a statement issued by regulators at the state’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF). Lawmakers initially approved the establishment of the state’s medical cannabis access program in 2015, but its rollout has faced numerous delays. […]

Study: Adolescent Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Structural Brain Differences in Adulthood

The use of cannabis during adolescence is not associated with structural brain differences in adulthood, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Investigators from Arizona State University and the University of Pittsburgh assessed the impact of adolescent cannabis exposure on brain morphology in adulthood. Researchers […]

NORML Remembers Dr. Mark Kleiman

NORML regrets the passing of Prof. Mark A. R. Kleiman, an academic expert on cannabis policy who often shared and debated his well informed views on marijuana policy reform with those of us who were committed to advocating for a policy of adult use legalization. Unlike many of us at […]