Sessions’ Actions Against Cole Memo Triggers Call to Action from Medical Marijuana Advocates

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Sessions’ Actions Against Cole Memo Triggers Call to Action from Medical Marijuana Advocates | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rescinded the 2013 memo created by then Deputy Attorney General James Cole known … Read More

Federal Policy Continues to Ban VA Docs from Recommending Marijuana

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Federal Policy Continues to Ban VA Docs from Recommending Marijuana | NORML WASHINGTON, DC —  A policy guidance update issued by the US Department of Veterans Affairs encourages greater communication about cannabis between doctors and veterans, but continues to forbid physicians from explicitly … Read More

NORML Needs Your Help to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions

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NORML Needs Your Help to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions | Erik Altieri During a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions admitted his Department of Justice would be required to abide by budget amendments that restrict … Read More

Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana

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Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana | NORML TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Patients with Parkinson’s disease report long-term therapeutic benefits from the daily use of medical cannabis, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology. Investigators … Read More

Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars

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Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars | NORML Revenues from Colorado’s legal cannabis industry have surpassed over a half-billion dollars since retail sales began on January 1, 2014. According to an analysis by VS Strategies, cannabis-related … Read More

Houston District Attorney to Expand Policy Shielding Minor Marijuana Offenders From Jail, Criminal Records

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Houston District Attorney to Expand Policy Shielding Minor Marijuana Offenders From Jail, Criminal Records | NORML HOUSTON, TX — Houston County District Attorney Kim Ogg has announced plans to expand a countywide program shielding marijuana possession offenders from criminal records. … Read More

DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure

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DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — After months of public pressure, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed factually inaccurate information from its website. The change … Read More

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