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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Medical Marijuana Refugees are Fleeing Texas to Help Their Loved Ones

    Sitting cross-legged on the floor in her apartment outside of Houston, Faith's mother looks over at the toddler repeatedly as she talks. There are no physical indicators that signal the start of a seizure, but Faith's mother can tell one is on its way. Everything about raising Faith involves watchi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    The Harris County DA's Race Is Mostly About Drugs

    This year, the race for Harris County District Attorney, who heads the largest prosecutor's office in Texas and one of the largest in the country, is mostly about drugs. That much was clear in a debate this weekend hosted by Fox 26 between incumbent Republican Devon Anderson and Democratic challen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Texas Man No Longer Faces Life in Prison for Pot Brownies

    Prosecutors have dropped the first-degree felony charges against Jacob Lavoro, the Round Rock teenager who faced life in prison for running a small-time edibles operation. Lavoro's case made national headlines in May after Round Rock police caught the 19 year old with about a pound and a half of m ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2014

    Could Legalization of Marijuana Be in Texas's Future?

    Opinions on pot are changing in the Lone Star State.

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Kinky Friedman's "Legalize It" Campaign Hits Mucky Duck

    The Kinky Friedman Agriculture Commissioner campaign rolled through Houston this weekend, with the candidate playing a sold-out show at Mucky Duck Sunday night and speaking at a NORML luncheon this week. As reported in a recent Houston Press cover story, Friedman, who previously ran for governor a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Robin Kirby, Silk and Sandpaper Songwriter

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Singer-Songwriter Robin Kirby entered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Houston's NORML Chapter Pees on the DEA in Protest

    It's not likely to rank up there with the great protests of all time, but it has been documented forever. Members of the Houston chapter of NORML gathered outside the regional offices of the Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday to protest what they say is the agency's habit of killing pets while makin ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    One Last Hit of K-2

    Fake weed's final freewheeling days

  • News

    January 7, 2010

    Weed Takes Root

    Marijuana's steady creep toward legalization nationwide.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Feel a Whole Lot Better: For His Birthday, Five Great Non-Petty Tom Petty Songs

    Tuesday just happens to be the 59th birthday of Rocks Off's personal hero, role model and by all accounts someone who smokes even more weed than we do, Thomas Earl Petty. Speaking of, it's also Snoop Dogg's birthday, which means 10/20 deserves to be a NORML holiday even more than 4/20 does. But unt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2008

    Ron Paul and Barney Frank -- Partners For Pot

    Alleged bigot and Marshall Applewhite lookalike Ron Paul is co-sponsoring a bill to virtually eliminate federal marijuana possession penalties – a bill that’s getting a lot of play from those stoners over at CNN: The bill, introduced by Democratic Rep. Barney Frank from Massachusetts, would ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: We Wanna Get High, So High

    Hey all you trust-fund hippies, zonked-out hillbillies and confused stoner-rock doods: It’s time to pack up the Mystery Machine (and the bong) for Freedom Fest ’07, starring Willie Nelson, Asleep at the Wheel and Houston’s Carolyn Wonderland.. Yes, tonight in Austin we can all share in our lov ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Dance Hall Days

    Fitzgerald's Hits the Dirty 30

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    How to Hide Your Weed

    An ex-cop from East Texas decides to switch sides

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    A Blighted Slough of Smells, Steel and Chemicals

    Touring bands sound off on Houston

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    So Long, For Now So Long

    RIP, Gatemouth Brown

  • News

    April 21, 2005

    Renaissance Man

    A cop learns the pain of piercing

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Reefer Madness

    The government says Clayton Jones shouldn't smoke marijuana. He says it's the only thing that keeps him from blowing his brains out.

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Radio Commentary

    Dean Becker, "420 Drug War News"

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Rock You like a Hurricane

    The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes

  • News

    May 15, 2003
  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    AbNORML Behavior

    Rain, rage and ruin at an Easter 420 festival

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Fests of Fury

    Alex Lozano trumpets a 420 soiree and the return of the Westheimer Street Festival to its old home

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Doobieous Bust

    Undercover cops infiltrate a pro-pot event, but don't weed out much from the crowd

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Back To Basics

    Steven Van Zandt is dedicated to garage rock

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    The Cannabis Caper

    How a citizen's donation to NORML got routed to the DEA

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Mount Coy

    South Park Mexican carves out his place in history with the 2001 Music Awards

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Racket

    The Last Concert Cafe has glimpses from its unique history

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2001

    Roll Reversal

    Drug advocates jam for legalization

  • News

    September 3, 1998
  • News

    July 23, 1998
  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Reefer Madness

    Does Houston's biggest drug-prevention program keep kids clean or just make cops feel good?

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Just Say No (to Open Debate)

    When it comes to alternatives to the drug war, some warriors would rather you not hear about it

  • Calendar

    July 21, 1994
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