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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 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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Gwinnett County: Contact Your Commissioners NOW!

The Gwinnett County Commission could vote TUESDAY 12/7 to decriminalize possession of <1 oz of cannabis.

So, let them hear you.

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Please continue to share the evidence and your opinion with these Commissioners. These five individuals Read more

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Tom McCain seated in home office during on-camera interview.

Georgia State Students Make Anti-Prohibition Film

80 years of prohibition has had a far higher toll than cannabis use ever could. It’s time for the Georgia legislature to stop denying the will of the people.

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Open Letter to the Georgia Congressional Delegation from Peachtree NORML: Support the MORE Act NOW.

Open Letter to the Georgia Congressional Delegation from Peachtree NORML: Support the MORE Act NOW. Read more
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Nevada Athletics Commission Bans Nick Diaz for 5 years for marijuana metabolites

Many people fighting to end prohibition of marijuana know the consequences all to well of being caught with a dirty urine screen. Most know you can lose your job, your right to drive a car, your freedom, your home, your bank account, your children, your right to own a gun, your right to vote, your right to healthcare, your right to an organ transplant, your right to apply for college financial aid, your right to fight for your country. Over 23 million citizens in the United States live with this reality each and everyday. Yet the drug war rages on as we see public opinion drastically supporting the End of Prohibition. Now the Nevada athletics commission is highlighting the hypocrisy of such prohibition laws and how they can cost you not only your future, but can affect your entire community.

How far is America willing to go to eradicate a plant that is arguably a much safer substance thansugar?

If you think the punishments are what marijuana consumers deserve and they should be willingto dothe time if they do the crime, I can’t help but remind you that each of the people that work in Las Vegas during these fights could be affected as several of his fellow fighters are threatening to pull out of all Nevada sanctioned fights. It is now time to End Prohibition of this plant.

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