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Aug 2 Decrim Vote: Will Athens Clarke Set the New Standard?

What to Do:  Pack Athens-Clarke City Hall at 6pm, Tuesday Aug 2. (301 College Avenue, Room 205) Submit civil, constructive remarks via the County’s Online agenda comment form. Live stream the event

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Nathan Johnson: Punished not for Pot, but for Insisting on a Trial

Nathan Johnson could have pled and gotten probation. He received 10 years on 2 felony counts, not for growing cannabis, but for insisting on going to trial. Read more
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Tom McCain pictured in his favorite black fedora with gold leaf pin, Peachtree NORML Executive Director and cannabis activist, died today, June 23, 2022.

Tragic Loss: Tom McCain, Peachtree NORML activist

With deepest sadness, we announce the passing of Tom McCain, Peachtree NORML’s executive director emeritus and long-time board member. Tom suffered a heart attack on June 12th. He did not regain consciousness and passed peacefully on June 23rd, 2022 Read more

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Gwinnett DA’s Ignorance on Delta-8 Threatens Livelihoods, Public Safety

spreading lies about the legal status and safety of Delta-8 THC products.

Delta-8 THC is both legally produced and legal to sell under Georgia’s Hemp Farming Act. The federal Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed late last year that Delta-8 Read more

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Georgia Civil Rights Attorney: What to say if you get pulled over.

At our first public meeting of 2022, Peachtree NORML brought you the voice and insights of J. “Alex” Johnson, an experienced attorney who fights for civil rights in Georgia. Find the video of that meeting below.

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Gwinnett Punts on Cannabis Reform (for now?)

Yesterday, Gwinnett County Commission struck a proposed harm reduction ordinance from its agenda. The crucial legal change would have replaced arrest for <1oz of cannabis with a fine and community service, with no lifetime criminal record. But the measure is now effectively dead, with no recourse for the public. Read more
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