Tag Archive: Consumers

Aug 13

Study: Marijuana Consumers More Knowledgeable About The Plant’s Health Effects Than Non-Users

People who consume cannabis are more likely to be knowledgeable about the substance’s health effects than are those who abstain from it, according to survey data reported online in the International Journal of Public Health Policy. Researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland assessed the health literacy of some 12,000 male subjects. Investigators reported …

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Jul 31

Another Ugly Moment For US’ War Against Marijuana Consumers

In what can only be described as a horrible tragedy for college student Daniel Change–as well as for the American taxpayer–the Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration has agreed to pay $ 4.1 million dollars to Mr. Chong for falsely imprisoning him after an April 20, 2012 party, and worse, literally forgetting about him in …

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Jun 20

Life Insurance for Marijuana Consumers

One of the most asked questions received at NORML over the years has been ‘I smoke cannabis and I want to purchase or increase my life insurance, what companies provide underwriting?’ A very informative news piece from LifeHealthPro provides an excellent overview of life insurance companies and their current policies regarding offering coverage to cannabis …

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Feb 01

Majority of Americans Think Feds Shouldn’t Arrest Marijuana Consumers, Growers, or Sellers in Legalized States

According to a Reason-Rupe Public Opinion survey released this week, not only do a majority of Americans believe the federal government should not arrest consumers of cannabis in states that have elected to regulate it, but that view extends to growers and sellers as well. The poll, conducted from January 17th to 21st, revealed that …

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Aug 29

NORML Represents Responsible Cannabis Consumers at Seattle Hempfest 2011

Over three days, close to 300,000 people will attend the largest continuous political rally in the world, Seattle Hempfest! This weekend, NORML Board, Staff, and Activists from both coasts and everywhere in-between will converge on the waterfront between Centennial and Olympic Sculpture Parks in Seattle, Washington, for the twentieth anniversary Seattle Hempfest. Visit our NORML …

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