Privateer Holdings Inc., the cannabis industry’s first private equity firm, today announced the completion of its Series A funding round. The company raised an initial $7 million from high net worth individual investors and family offices, with a strategic plan to invest in companies in the cannabis space and build
A group of hunters who were headed out to set up deer blinds in Madison County stumbled upon a very large grow operation, 18,400 cannabis plants to be exact.
The new study of cognitive changes caused by heavy marijuana use has found no lasting effects 28 days after quitting. Following a month of abstinence, men and women who smoked pot at least 5,000 times in their lives performed just as well on psychological tests as people who used pot
It’s time for another NORML SmokeOut and Disc Golf Tournament! DFW NORML is proud to announce that we will host the 2013 Discraft Ace Race in Haltom City, TX. Each autumn, disc golfers from around the world gather at their local courses for one purpose: to throw aces! No putting,
A new study has found that over 70% of recent seizures of illicit drugs in the United States are marijuana related, painting a picture of the American drug landscape and a mis-prioritized, failed, war on drugs. Read more: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2013/24534/busted-over-70-of-all-major-us-drug-seizures-are-marijuana-related/
Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in the War on Pot. But the true toll of marijuana prohibition has been little studied – and poorly understood. A blockbuster report from the ACLU lays out the scope, the costs and the targets of this war
The Texas Regional NORML Conference, put on by DFW NORML, was the first of its kind a major success with many speakers and over 200 in attendance. The conference has held on June 7-9 of 2013. Below are the videos of all the speakers from the conference.
Austin attorney Jamie Spencer who is legal counsel for Texas NORML spoke with MyFox Austin today about the troubling rate of blacks being arrested more often for marijuana possession. He says the problems for minorities start even before they get caught with the marijuana. Read the story here: http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/22819631/report-blacks-arrested-more-often-for-marijuana-possession
San Antonio NORML founder and executive director Karli Duran was recently in Waco to meet with NORML of Waco Inc. executive director Clif Deuvall and sign a copy of the June edition of High Times’ Freedom Fighter article, which will be displayed at Gilligan’s Smoke n Stuff.
Armed with a rifle and much more during his 20 years of service with the United States Army, 59 year old Ron Kelly is now denied the ability to purchase even a .22 long rifle. Due to a conviction for possessing cannabis in high school all the way back in
The present classification of cannabis and its organic compounds as schedule I prohibited substances under federal law is scientifically indefensible, according to a just published review in The Open Neurology Journal. Read More: http://blog.norml.org/2012/07/02/scientific-journal-cannabis-schedule-i-classification-is-not-tenable/
Three quarters of medical cannabis consumers report using it as a substitute for prescription drugs, alcohol, or some other illicit substance, according to survey data published in the journal Addiction Research and Theory. Read More: http://blog.norml.org/2012/12/20/study-cannabis-is-a-potential-exit-drug-to-problematic-substance-use/