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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    New York is THIS Close To Legalizing Medical Weed, But NYC is Still the Pot Arrest Capital of the U.S.

    On Tuesday the New York State Assembly passed, for the fifth time since it was introduced in 1997, the Compassionate Care Act. The bill would legalize medical marijuana in New York state, allowing sick New Yorkers relief from symptoms associated with cancer treatment, MS, epilepsy, and other ailment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in NY Legislature [Updated with Commentary]

    A bipartisan coalition has introduced a bill in the New York State Assembly and Senate simultaneously that would permit use of cannabis for medical purposes by patients who have been certified by a doctor. So far, 18 states have passed similar bills, including New Jersey.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in NY Legislature [Updated with Commentary]

    This guy hanging outside Broadway Panhandler is a shoo-in for a medical certification. A bipartisan coalition has introduced a bill in the New York State Assembly and Senate simultaneously that would permit use of cannabis for medical purposes by patients who have been certified by a doctor. So fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Medical Marijuana: Cannabis Comes to Connecticut!

    No, New York won't have more relaxed reefer laws anytime soon. And no, prescription pot doesn't look all that safe in California. But, some states, such as Connecticut, are going forward with medical marijuana reforms and embracing the business ops that come with them.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    It's 420: Know Your Rights on The Holidaze

    Put down the Hot Pocket and FOCUS. Yes, we know that scene in Die Hard is about to come up, but this really can't wait. No, we don't want a hit. It's from Humboldt County? Then maybe later. Fine. And we'll look at that really cool cartoon in a bit, we promise! But for right now, please try to listen ... More >>

  • News

    September 21, 2011

    Young Men's Initiative: The White Mayor's Burden

    Bloomberg aims to help the young black and Latino men he has been throwing in jail for a decade

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Obama DOJ Goes Easy on Medical Marijuana

    The Department of Justice will not go after medical marijuana users and suppliers who are following state laws which allow them to operate, according to new DOJ guidelines examined by the Washington Post. This would seem to reverse the policy of the previous Administration, which continued to send D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Medical Marijuana Bill Considered in Albany

    Sweet! Here it is 4.20, and PolitickerNY reports movement on a medical marijjuana bill for the state. The current bill would allow "certified patients" who, in the opinion of a medical practitioner, "are likely to receive therapeutic or palliative benefit from the primary or adjunctive tr ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2008

    Willie Nelson's Trigger Cuts

    Shotgun Willie gets the respect he deserves

  • News

    March 18, 2008

    Eliot Spitzer's Crack Tax

    Wait, it's not what you think

  • News

    May 31, 2005

    Light 'Em Up

    Advocates for medical pot look beyond a Supreme Court bummer

  • News

    March 2, 2004

    The Ecstasy Factor

    Bad Science Slandered a Generation's Favorite Drug. Now a New Study Aims to Undo the Damage.

  • Music

    March 25, 2003
  • News

    June 26, 2001

    Kind Bud

    Uncle Sam's Medical Pot Project Is Light on Research, Heavy on Compassion

  • News

    May 29, 2001

    World Leaders on Dope

    Right Joins Left in Call For an End to the Drug War

  • News

    May 15, 2001

    Up In Smoke

    Supreme Court Snuffs Medical Marijuana Clubs, But Users Vow To Keep on Toking

  • News

    April 24, 2001

    A Time for Mercy

    Rabbi Gets Probation for Medical Marijuana

  • News

    January 30, 2001

    The Year In Pot

    Twelve Months in the Life of Marijuana Prohibition

  • Specials

    January 5, 1999
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