2020

2020

11 Senators Ask For SBA Support To Small Cannabis Businesses

Today, a letter sent last week regarding the state-legal cannabis industry and the prohibition of access to the services of the Small Business by Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Michael Bennett (D-CO), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tammy Duckworth (D-WI), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Ed Markey (D-MA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Bernie Sanders (I/D-VT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) additional signers became public

Wisconsin’s 2020 Candidate Scorecard

Northern Wisconsin NORML is pleased to announce the release of our 2020 Candidate Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to the state’s elected officials based upon their comments, authored/co-authored/sponsored/co-sponsored legislation, voting records, interaction with NORML supporters in 2019 and the past that are specific to matters of marijuana policy. America’s Governors and legislative bodies are our nation’s most powerful state-elected officials and they often play a key role in this ongoing legislative debate. Here is where our Wisconsin State Assembly and Senate Stand on the issues surrounding cannabis policy. See a brief synopsis below, and read the full Executive Summary prepared by Northern Wisconsin NORML. Public opinion in support of marijuana law reform, including adult-use...

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Review Paper: Clinical Evidence Lacking in Support of CBD as an Anti-Viral Agent

“Claims about the benefits of using CBD on viral infections were largely supported by CBD online retailers and most often appear to be a biased interpretation of the scientific literature or a dishonest manipulation of the information for commercial purposes.”

Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Designating Cannabis Dispensaries as “Essential Services”

A majority of Americans agree with states’ decisions to classify licensed medical cannabis facilities as “essential services” to the community – a designation that permits them to maintain retail operations during regional ‘stay-at-home’ orders.

NORML Says DEA’s Newly Proposed Bulk Cultivation Rules Are “Unduly Onerous, Expensive, and Impractical”

“These new rules are unduly onerous, expensive, and impractical. Even if they are ultimately implemented, it is unlikely that they would greatly facilitate clinical cannabis research in the United States.”