Harrisburg Medical Cannabis Rally Scheduled for Sept. 15th

Harrisburg Medical Cannabis Rally Scheduled for Sept. 15th

Campaign for Compassion gears up for final legislative push of the session

On September 15th at 10:00AM at the Capitol Building Front Steps in Harrisburg, PA, the Campaign for Compassion will be holding a rally. This rally will be in support of SB1182 and HB2182, the medical cannabis bills introduced by Senators Folmer and Leach, and Representatives Cox and Cohen. The PA legislature will return to Harrisburg […]

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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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Smoke Down Prohibition IX is This Saturday, Sept. 21!

Smoke Down Prohibition IX is This Saturday, Sept. 21!

Smoke Down Prohibition is a monthly event organized by The Panic Hour and Philly NORML where cannabis activists and consumers come together to protest the insanity that is cannabis prohibition. Attendees hear speeches from medical marijuana patients, activists, supporters, politicians, even police officers.  Then at 4:20, there is a beautiful cloud of civilly disobedient marijuana […]

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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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My Take on the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings

So here’s the problem… Marijuana is illegal on a federal level, but the Department of Justice sent out a memo basically stating that feds would respect states rights when it comes down to legalization. They set some rules though: DOJ will still prosecute individuals or entities to prevent: the distribution of marijuana to minors; revenue […]

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