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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NORML Women’s Alliance Welcomes Two New Board Members!

  • Posted by NORML Women's Alliance
  • On October 7, 2013
Two leaders from the cannabis industry have been newly elected to the NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation Board of Directors.  The new members, Rick Cusick and Mieko Hester-Perez bring a wealth of organizational development and leadership support to NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation’s goals. The NORML Women’s Alliance Board of Directors is a select group of individuals, […]
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Educational Fundraiser at the World Famous Cannabis Cafe in Portland, Oregon!

  • Posted by NORML Women's Alliance
  • On September 9, 2013
The NORML Women’s Alliance is proud to announce our kickoff fundraiser in Portland, Oregon on Sunday, September 29, 2013.  The “High Tea” fundraiser will be hosted by Madeline Martinez, NORML Women’s Alliance Founding Board Member, at the World Famous Cannabis Cafe.  The fundraiser will begin at noon and guests will be served a meal of […]
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