Thank you to all that came out to Overton Park this Friday on 4/20. Our event was a success. No one was harassed or arrested by the police. We had two camera crews come out, including News Channel 3 that interviewed our Director of Patient Outreach, Anna Butler. We look forward to next years 4/20... it's on [...]
Thank you to all those who made the trip to Nashville. It's always great coming together for the cause. Big shout out to Kat Clark of Green Cross TN for putting on such a great event. We met some other wonderful activists, had positive news coverage and even met with our representatives.
You may have noticed that a couple of marijuana bills have hit and that once again our state legislators will be debating the issue. We have Senator Yarbro's bill that justifies marijuana usage if you have one of the numerous listed medical conditions. We also have Representative Faison's highly anticipated Medical Cannabis Only Act, which [...]
“Folks have been calling for a couple days.” That was one of the first sentences the manager at Jason’s Deli told me as I was setting up the meeting yesterday. Wow, Memphis a packed house! I cannot thank you enough for coming out and showing that kind of support. Who would have known that [...]
Another "Cloudy" 4/20 in Memphis The rain wasn't the only reason there were clouds in Memphis yesterday. NORML Memphis' annual 4/20 at Overton Park was a success. Even though there was a heavy police presence in and around the park, all those attending slept in their own beds last night. Not only did [...]
Hey everyone, With our new regional charter and leadership board, NORML Memphis is poised to make unprecedented progress in 2017 – with our focus centered around the Tennessee Medical Cannabis Act of 2017. Fueled by the success of city council passing a decriminalization ordinance, our group has obtained a state nonprofit charter and [...]
2016 was a big year for NORML Memphis and 2017 is going to be an even bigger year for NORML Memphis and the marijuana reform movement in Memphis and Tennessee. Since the founding of NORML Memphis, we have been operating under NORML Tennessee’s charter. That all changed shortly after the passing of the [...]
Once a year we partner up with the National NORML Chapter and put on a fundraiser. We have been discussing amongst the board about doing a comedy show and think it would be an awesome event. As many of you are aware 4/20 has become something of a national holiday for the cannabis movement. The problem [...]