Marijuana Reform is Nothing Without Your Involvement

What does this mean? Part of the reason that marijuana reform is slow in North Carolina is because most people feel like if they get out and advocate for marijuana reform that, their boss will find out and fire them, they will get arrested, or something along those lines. It’s the scare tactics that weigh […]

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Eleven Rules for Cannabis Social Etiquette

Basic guidelines for marijuana smoking etiquette have been learned by watching others and occasionally published in magazines and books over the years. One version of these rules was made available in a 2007 book titled Pot Culture as the wave of marijuana awareness began its current surge. As cannabis has continued its push into American […]

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Know Your Rights – Infographic for Handling Cops at Festivals

It’s festival season and a time to enjoy some tunes with friends and create great vibes. Pot and music are a winning combination emotionally, but the cops rarely agree. Luckily NORML supporters developed a handy infographic to help us clearly understand how to handle ourselves at festivals in states where public use of marijuana is […]

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Government Study Suggests Marijuana Changes Your Brain – in a Good Way

The U.S. government funded a study to examine ways marijuana use may alter a person’s brain and unwittingly showcased the plant’s value. The published results claim that marijuana changes critical parts of a user’s brain. Despite criticisms that the study’s methodologies and conclusions are flawed, the findings appear to support the idea that the world […]

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Marijuana 101 – Report from First Federally Funded Study of Marijuana’s Psychological Effects

In 1970 Dr. Charles Tart published his results from the first federally funded study into the psychological effects of marijuana. This investigation and its findings are available for purchase under the title On Being Stoned. It is also available online here. The study is rich with details regarding the characteristic and common traits of a […]

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