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Pro-Pot Governor Elected in New Jersey

The marijuana nation was ecstatic this week as New Jersey elected a pro-legalization governor, Democrat Phil Murphy. He beat Republican Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno in Tuesday night's election.Murphy said le...
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Pot Nation Descends on D.C. to Protest Jeff Sessions

The marijuana nation this week descended on Washington, D.C. to protest President-Elect Donald Trump's appointment of ultra-conservative U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.He's expressed some p...

Incoming Vice President Urged to Respect States’ Rights on Pot

Incoming Vice President Mike Pence is being formally urged to respect the rights of states like California, which have legalized medical and recreational marijuana.The national chapter of NORML (Nationa...

NORML Gives California Legalization Initiative its Blessing

In a strange turn of events, the national board of NORML recently voted to endorse California's surviving major legalization initiative while the state chapter remains on the sidelines.NORML announced that ...

Marijuana Proponents Call on DEA Chief to Resign

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Director Chuck Rosenberg called medical marijuana a "joke" last week.He was speaking to reporters. When asked about cannabis as a medical plant, Rosenberg said, "That is...

ReformCA’s Legalization Initiative: What’s in it for You?

It's been called the big player in the race to get a unifying marijuana legalization initiative on California's 2016 ballot.As we recently reported, ReformCA's initiative was filed with the state attorney g...

Half of Michigan Adults Say Yes to Recreational Pot

A new poll by the firm EPIC-MRA says exactly half of Michigan adults would vote in favor of recreational legalization of marijuana.The poll was commissioned by the state NORML chapter and only asked 600 peo...
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Federal Report Foresees $5 Ounces of Weed

A new federal report looks at the prospect of a national excise tax on marijuana, should the day of coast-to-coast legalization come for all of America.And one of its most far-out findings is that prices co...

Activists Mark 100th Anniversary of the 1st Pot Bust

California NORML, activists and politicians this week marked the 100th anniversary of the first marijuana bust in the United States.It happened in what was then called Sonoratown, a Mexican American neighbo...