Author: Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director

Proposition 19 Is No Threat To Workplace Safety

Redding Record Searchlight
September 12, 2010
by Dale Gieringer (Dale Gieringer is director of California NORML)
Opponents of marijuana legalization complain that Proposition 19 could endanger workplace safety. Employers, such as Ed Rullman of the Best Western Hilltop Inn in his Aug. 15 Op-Ed, object that Proposition 19 has a clause protecting employees against discrimination for private, adult […]

100 Women Of Weed

As the issue of cannabis legalization heats up so too does the discussion of women and cannabis use. At this week’s national NORML conference in Portland (Oregon) there is a panel ‘Women, Cannabis and Respect’ hosted by the NORML Women’s Alliance.
Via Jerri Merritt’s very popular TalkLeft: A leading Canadian magazine for marijuana reform,┬áSkunk, has devoted […]

Emery Prosecutor: Legalize Marijuana Now

Special to The Seattle Times

By John McKay
I don’t smoke pot. And I pretty much think people who do are idiots.
This certainly includes Marc Emery, the self-styled “Prince of Pot” from Canada whom I indicted in 2005 for peddling marijuana seeds to every man, woman and child with an envelope and a stamp. Emery […]

NORML Conference: Key Speakers, Agenda and Earlybird Discounts Concluding

Key Speakers At 2010 NORML Conference in Portland, Oregon: Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Best-Selling Travel Author and TV Host Rick Steves

There are three important components in this 2010 NORML conference alert:
-Key Speakers
-Early-bird Pricing For Registration Is About To Expire
-Conference Agenda and Speakers Announced
-Key Speakers-
NORML is honored and proud to […]

BBC Video: Cannabis and Human Evolution

While not necessarily ground-breaking science to longtime observers of cannabinoid research and cultural anthropology, the BBC video below (with about 45 seconds of pro-reform advocacy added), featuring US taxpayer-funded medical research conducted just up the road from NORML’s Washington, DC offices at the National Institute of Mental Health is very well done.
Question: When will a […]