2016 Philadelphia Cannabis March Scheduled for May 8th

2016 Philadelphia Cannabis March Scheduled for May 8th

The annual Philadelphia arm of the Global Cannabis March takes place on Sunday May 8, 2016! Join us as we take to the streets to share the message of legalization, celebrate the passage of SB3 (now known as Act 16), and celebrate the numerous cities across the state which are joining Philadelphia in decriminalizing cannabis […]

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SB3 Urgent Call To Action – Further Amendments to Fix Issues Needed

SB3 Urgent Call To Action – Further Amendments to Fix Issues Needed

Medical cannabis bill SB3 in danger of being unworkable in practice

URGENT CALL TO ACTION – On April 21st, the PA Senate State Government committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 3 (Sen. Mike Folmer and Daylin Leach), a bill originally intended to legalize medical cannabis in PA. SB3 will go to the Senate Appropriations committee for a vote likely on May 4th, and could get a vote […]

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Why is an Orthodox Rabbi Supporting Marijuana Legalization?

Why is an Orthodox Rabbi Supporting Marijuana Legalization?

Why is an Orthodox Rabbi Supporting Marijuana Legalization? “Because it’s the right thing to do. Period.” Says the Philadelphia regulated substances attorney, Executive Director of the Cannabis Growers Association of Pennsylvania, and observant Jew- Steven Auerbach. “American Jews have always championed the rights of others- from marching with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to speaking […]

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NORML PAC Endorses John Hanger for Pennsylvania Governor

PHILADELPHIA, PA — On a brisk but sunny morning in front of historic Independence Hall in Philadelphia candidate for Pennsylvania Governor John Hanger received the formal endorsement of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC). “Stop the arrests and jailing!” Hanger said today, “Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians […]

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The High Cost of the “Freedom Cage”

The High Cost of the “Freedom Cage”

By: Ed Roper If you’re an advocate for marijuana legalization, you probably have heard by now about the numerous monthly “Smokedown Prohibition” events that have been happening in Philadelphia. Hosted by Philly NORML and comedy group “The Panic Hour”, they have evolved into an ongoing regular act of mass marijuana civil disobedience only steps away […]

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Why Everyone Should Eat Hemp Seeds

Top Reasons Why Everyone Should Eat Hemp Seeds Hemp seed products taste great and are easier to cook with than flax seeds or chia seeds. With a taste similar to sunflower seeds and pine nuts, hemp seed products come in many forms: hulled, toasted, flour, protein powder, oil, coffee, butter and more. Hemp Seed products are easy to […]

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PhillyNORML announces new Board of Directors; Smoke Down Prohibition 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 8/27/2013 PhillyNORML – Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws CONTACT: Chris Goldstein or Mike Whiter media@phillynorml.org or 267 702 3731 PhillyNORML announces new Board of Directors; Smoke Down Prohibition 8 PHILADELPHIA, PA — PhillyNORML is pleased to announce a successful re-organization of the Board ahead of a busy […]

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Pennsylvania Should End Ban on Marijuana

By Derek Rosenzweig The time has come to end the prohibition of marijuana in Pennsylvania. Hundreds of thousands of marijuana smokers across the commonwealth face serious penalties for something which many (myself included) believe should not be a crime. A person in Pennsylvania who is caught with 30 grams of marijuana or less faces up […]

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Aug 19 Public hearing for medical marijuana bill scheduled

The Pennsylvania House Health and Human Services Committee will hold a satellite hearing on medical marijuana in Pittsburgh, PA on August 19, 2010. HHS Committee Chair Rep. Frank Oliver issued a memo yesterday: Please be advised that on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health […]

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