Madison NORML

Working To Reform Marijuana Laws

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  • The Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act

    Support The Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act. View the proposed bill, view your elected representatives position, and request that they support JRMMA.

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  • Ben Masel Project
    The BEN MASEL PROJECT proposes to help potential medical marijuana applicants recieve a medical marijuana card from the state of Oregon. The project is a social research and economic study to collect and document the procedures, costs, benefits and difficulties of Wisconsinites obtaining a medical marijuana card. Get more information at http://www.benmaselproject.com/ or on Facebook at The Ben Masel Project Page.

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  • Get Educated

    Learn about Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Health Endorsements from over 100 health related organizations.

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    Tell Your Representatives to Co-Sponsor HR 2306: The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011

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  • Get Involved - Volunteer

    We need your help! At Madison NORML we rely on our members to volunteer or fund our efforts to reform Wisconsin's cannabis laws. Become a member of Madison NORML today.

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Upcoming Events

420 FestLegalize It?

10.16.13 | Newsmakers: Medical Marijuana

       Senior Producer Steve Walters interviewed Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) and Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) on the medical marijuana bill they introduced to the legislature. Dennis Brennan, a medical marijuana patient and advocate, joined them in the WisconsinEye Studio on October 16, 2013.

Click here to watch on the WisconsinEye website.







"DEFENDERS OF THE WAR ON MARIJUANA"

This page is dedicated to providing a brief introduction and pictures of the defenders of the war on marijuana. We hope you will help us add to this information.

Our goal is to have people familiar with the defenders of the war on marijuana so they can recognize them and call them out. More »

Action Alert

Pre-written letter in support of the upcoming Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act that you can print out, sign, and mail to your legislators. More »



Wisconsin Medical Bill

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Industrial Hemp

Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L. that contains minimal (less than 1%) amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. It is a tall, slender, fibrous plant similar to flax or kenaf. Various parts of the plant can be utilized in the making of textiles, paper, paints, clothing, plastics, cosmetics, foodstuffs, insulation, animal feed and other products.

It has only been effectively prohibited in the United States since the 1950s, mostly because large corporate interests did not want any competition to interfere with their profits so fought to get it banned.

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Medical Marijuana

Historical evidence suggests that marijuana has been used as a treatment almost as long as human civilization has existed. Over 3000 years ago, Egyptians used it treat sore eyes.

Despite the ongoing political debate regarding the legality of medical marijuana, clinical investigations of the therapeutic use of cannabinoids are now more prevalent than at any time in history.

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