Cal NORML Calls for Drug Peace Day on June 17

  This June 17th marks the 50th anniversary of President Nixon’s declaration of the War on Drugs.  The evidence is clear that the drug war has failed; 83% of Americans say so in a recent ACLU poll. Cal NORML is declaring a day of peace on June 17 in support of more effective, equitable, and …

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Sponsor Cal NORML’s 25th Anniversary of Prop. 215 Event

Raise your company’s profile by sponsoring Cal NORML’s conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the passage of Prop. 215, the historic voter initiative that legalized medical marijuana in California and jump-started marijuana reform across the country. The day-long event will be held at the beautiful General’s Residence at Ft. Mason Center in San Francisco. …

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April Specials on Cal NORML Memberships and Events

It’s April and that means 4/20 is upon us! To celebrate, Cal NORML is offering $420 yearly business memberships (regularly priced at $500) through April 30. Memberships can also be purchased for $42/month. As a California NORML business member you’ll be listed in one of the Cannabis Marketplace Directories on CaNORML.org, our longstanding website with 1.63 million yearly …

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Sponsor Cal NORML’s 2021 Legal Seminar

Read more about the Legal Seminar BECOME A SPONSOR TODAY! Sponsoring the fourth annual Cal NORML Legal Seminar is a great way to raise visibility for your company among the top cannabis attorneys and businesspeople in California. Sponsorship will position and brand your business as one that is helping to move cannabis issues forward. We …

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Cal NORML’s Statewide Zoom Meeting on December 2

Cal NORML hosted a statewide Zoom meeting for all interested activists on Wednesday, December 2 at 4 PM PST. Watch a video of the meeting. Our special guest was Congresswoman Barbara Lee Barbara Lee was born in segregated El Paso, TX and attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School, where she was taught by the Sisters of …

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Racism in Drug Testing: A Literature Survey

It is not news that workplace drug testing is a potentially racist practice. The pattern fits an observation previously made by the ACLU, which wrote on its website that drug-testing policies not only are a “significant and unjustified invasion of privacy, they also single out those living in low-income communities and disproportionately impact people of …

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Cal NORML Local Action Toolkit

Arm yourself with resources for expanding cannabis rights in your community! The battleground for cannabis rights has often shifted to the local level, where many of California’s cities and counties are passing ordinances restricting marijuana businesses, cultivation rights, and more. Locals have the right to enact zoning ordinances, and often listen to a few NIMBYs …

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How to Vote for Marijuana in CA’s May 12 Special Elections

Two special elections are being held on Tuesday, May 12, in Congressional District 25 (parts of LA and Ventura counties) and in State Senate District 28 (in Riverside county). Vying for the open Congressional seat left vacant by Rep. Katie Hill are Democrat Christy Smith and Republican Mike Garcia. Smith, a California Assemblywoman, has a …

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Cal NORML Legislative Priorities for 2020

Preliminary responses to our recent membership survey show that Cal NORML is on track with our legislative priorities for 2020. Respondents voted their top three priorities as: • 76% Lowering taxes on cannabis • 63% Employment rights for medical patients • 63% Opening local markets for marijuana businesses There’s still time to let us know …

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