NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard | NORML

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has announced the release of their 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. KEY FINDINGS Twenty-four US governors received a passing grade of ‘C’ […]

NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard | The Daily Chronic

Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate it. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Gardner told […]

Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | The Daily Chronic

Highlights of California’s Rules and Regulations for the Legal Marijuana Market | Phillip Smith

When California initiates legal marijuana commerce on January 1, it will be the world’s largest legal pot economy. Now, just weeks away, we’re finally seeing the rules that are going to govern the transition from black and gray market to a legal, taxed, and regulated market. “I feel a big sigh of relief. It’s a […]

Highlights of California’s Rules and Regulations for the Legal Marijuana Market | The Daily Chronic

Michigan: 360,000 Signatures Submitted to Place Marijuana Legalization on 2018 Ballot | Paul Armentano

Proponents of a Michigan voter initiative effort to legalize and regulate the personal use and retail sale of cannabis turned in on Monday more than 360,000 signatures in an effort to qualify the measure for the November 2018 ballot. Advocates must possess a total of 252,523 valid signatures from registered voters in order to place the […]

Michigan: 360,000 Signatures Submitted to Place Marijuana Legalization on 2018 Ballot | The Daily Chronic

MPP Announces Leadership Changes, Begins National Search for New Executive Director | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — The Marijuana Policy Project, the nation’s leading marijuana policy reform organization, has announced changes to its leadership structure. Rob Kampia, who co-founded the organization in 1995, will transition to the new position of director of strategic development. Kampia will continue to serve on the two boards of directors for both MPP and MPP […]

MPP Announces Leadership Changes, Begins National Search for New Executive Director | The Daily Chronic

Marijuana Use Reduces In-Hospital Mortality in Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds | NORML

Heart failure patients with a history of cannabis use possess reduced odds of in-hospital mortality compared to similarly matched controls, according to data published online in the journal Circulation. Investigators assessed data from over six million heart failure patients over a seven-year period. Patients with a history of cannabis use were less likely to suffer from atrial fibrillation […]

Marijuana Use Reduces In-Hospital Mortality in Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic

Study: “Substantial” Clinical Evidence Supports Medical Marijuana Claims | NORML

BOSTON, MA — Substantial clinical trial data exists to support the efficacy of medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain conditions, pediatric epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis, according to a literature review published online ahead of print in the journal Polish Archives of Internal Medicine. Investigators from Harvard Medical School and New York Medical College reviewed randomized, placebo-controlled […]

Study: “Substantial” Clinical Evidence Supports Medical Marijuana Claims | The Daily Chronic

Connecticut NORML to Co-Host Gubernatorial Debate | NORML

HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut state chapter of NORML and the Yale University branch of the group Students for Sensible Drug Policy will co-host the inaugural gubernatorial candidate debate of the 2018 governor’s race. Candidates will be asked to weigh in on questions specific to adult use marijuana legalization, criminal justice reform, hemp production, and the state’s current medical marijuana […]

Connecticut NORML to Co-Host Gubernatorial Debate | The Daily Chronic

Wisconsin Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Hemp Research Act | NORML

MADISON, WI — Members of the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate have unanimously approved legislation, Senate Bill 119, to establish a state-sponsored pilot program to “study the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp.” The measure now awaits final approval from Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a university sponsored […]

Wisconsin Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Hemp Research Act | The Daily Chronic

2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Stoners #BFCM | The Daily Chronic Staff

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2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Stoners #BFCM | The Daily Chronic