Tag: NORML


2020 Year in Review: NORML’s Top Ten Events in Marijuana Policy


Closing the door on 2020,  NORML counts down the year’s best in cannabis news. #1: Advocates Run the Table on Election Day Voters approved every statewide legalization measure put before them on Election Day. Voters legalized the possession of marijuana by adults in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and in South Dakota. They additionally approved ballot measures legalizing of medical cannabis access in two states, Mississippi and South Dakota. Commenting on the Election Day victories, NORML’s Executive Director Erik Altieri said: “These results once again…


The Cannabis World Mourns Dr. Lester Grinspoon


The cannabis community is mourning the loss of one of its greatest heroes, Harvard Medical School professor and longtime NORML board member Dr. Lester Grinspoon. Grinspoon leaves shoes that will never be filled as he consistently supported cannabis reform efforts for decades right up until his passing this week at age 92. Nobody will again have the opportunity to do what Grinspoon did for cannabis because he helped move the chains this far. The nation’s…