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Welcome to NORML Women’s Alliance

  • Posted by NWA Staff
  • On July 1, 2015
The NORML Women’s Alliance is a nonpartisan coalition of socially and geographically diverse women who believe that marijuana prohibition is a self-destructive and hypocritical policy that undermines the American family, sends a mixed and false message to our young people, and destroys the cherished principles of personal liberty and local self-government. The NORML Women are […]
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NORML WOMEN’S ALLIANCE MEDIATION & ARBITRATION PROGRAM

  • Posted by Kaylie Dehart
  • On July 22, 2017
The CALM (Cannabis Arbitration & Legal Mediation) sponsored by the NORML Women’s Alliance is a program for alternative resolution of disputes among businesses within the cannabis industry. NORML Women’s Alliance is the fiscal sponsor for CALM. This program will initially address disputes in Northern and Southern California, with the expectation of expanding across the country […]
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NWA Atlanta Meet & Greet

  • Posted by Kaylie Dehart
  • On June 21, 2017
On February 18, 2017 the NORML Women’s Alliance hosted a Meet & Greet event in Atlanta, Georgia. Spearheaded by our new National Director, Ebony Knight, along with other cannabis enthusiasts and several Atlanta-based cannabis activists/organizations, this event marked the beginning of a new chapter in moving Georgia forward! Despite Georgia’s “CBD only” laws, the residents […]
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NORML Women’s Alliance Announces Launch of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services for the Cannabis Industry

  • Posted by dpark@moverde.com
  • On April 5, 2016
Today, the NORML Women’s Alliance (NWA) is proud to announce its new alternative dispute resolution services division, offering mediation and arbitration services to the nation’s cannabis industry. Prior to today, parties in the cannabis industry with contractual disputes have been left with few avenues for resolution.  Courts are reluctant to hear these cases because of […]
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420MD: the fast track to pain relief…and profit

  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 28, 2015
Schedule appointment online at one of four Bay Area offices. Print out 50% off coupon. Enter Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley—A Drug Free Zone. Pass dreadlocked street vendors and pot-smoking pedestrians. Arrive at 420MD, a white-walled, scarcely decorated medical marijuana evaluation clinic. The receptionist exchanges my CA id for some paperwork to fill out—medical history and […]
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Colorado’s school funds benefit from legal recreational marijuana

  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 22, 2015
The recreational use of marijuana became legal for those 21 and older in Colorado in November 2012 by the passage of Amendment 64. The Amendment requires the Colorado General Assembly to enact an excise tax for wholesale sales of marijuana, also requiring that the first $40 million in annual revenue be credited to the public […]
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Looking at the future of Oregon’s recent legalization

  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 20, 2015
On July 1, 2015 by popular vote, Oregon became the fourth state to legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 and older. The passage of Ballot Measure 91, also known as the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act, gives the Oregon Liquor Control Commission until January 1, 2016 to establish a system […]
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Could marijuana be mother’s new little helper?

  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 16, 2015
Parents know that managing children isn’t the easiest task in the world–frustration builds, tolerance dwindles, and interest in playful daily activities can fade. The anti-anxiety effects of marijuana are well known, but other effects that helped one mother be a better parent to her children are less recognized. Mother of three, Lea Grover discusses patience, […]
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Support the NORML Women’s Alliance Mobile App!

  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 14, 2015
Throughout the world, hemp has been freely utilized for medicine and textiles, even having these purposes in the United States in the 1700s. It wasn’t until the 1930s that marijuana became federally illegal which has since put hundreds of thousands of people behind bars, disproportionately people of color. Recognizing such an injustice and the hindrance […]
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Why Women Fight For Marijuana Legalization

  • Posted by dpark@moverde.com
  • On April 2, 2014
NORML Women’s Alliance board members Kyndra Miller of Cannabusiness Law, Inc., Madeline Martinez of The World Famous Cannabis Cafe, and Mieko Hester-Perez of Unconventional Foundation for Autism were heavily quoted in Mint Press News out of Minneapolis, Minnesota in their article ‘Why Women Fight for Marijuana Legalization’. Excerpts below:   Kyndra Miller Kyndra Miller is […]
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