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The 2018 mid-term election is fast approaching on November 6. We have the opportunity to legalize marijuana in Michigan and North Dakota, and medical marijuana in Missouri and Utah. The NORML PAC, the political arm of NORML that permits us to provide campaign contributions, has endorsed over a dozen candidates who support NORML-friendly public policy and legislation. Please get involved -- vote, volunteer, and donate to efforts to pass these initiatives and support candidates who can help change marijuana laws. You can make a difference this November.

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Ballot Initiatives


Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Michigan

  • Campaign: Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
  • Ballot Number: Proposition 1
  • Summary: The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is a committee formed to support a 2018 ballot initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Michigan and establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol.
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New Approach Missouri

Missouri

  • Campaign: New Approach Missouri
  • Ballot Number: Amendment 2
  • Summary: New Approach Missouri is the campaign to allow patients with debilitating medical conditions to use medical marijuana under the supervision of their doctors. It says that doctors and patients should be in charge of medical decisions – not politicians and government bureaucrats.
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Legalize ND

North Dakota

  • Campaign: Legalize ND
  • Ballot Number: Measure 3
  • Summary: The measure legalizes the use, sale, possession, and distribution of marijuana for anyone 21 years or older. For anyone under the age of 21, the law creates a new specific subset of non-felony penalties. Additionally, the law legalizes "paraphernalia" for marijuana exclusively. Finally, records are expunged for anyone that followed the new law even if it occurred in the past, except for cases of someone being under the age of 21.
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Utah Patients Coalition

Utah

  • Campaign: Utah Patients Coalition
  • Ballot Number: Proposition 2
  • Summary: Utah Patients Coalition (UPC) is leading a 2018 ballot initiative campaign to establish a medical cannabis program for sick and suffering Utahns. Right now, Utah patients battling cancer, seizures, and other life-threatening conditions must break the law in order to relieve their pain and suffering.
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Endorsed Candidates


Don Young

Alaska - Don Young (R)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Representative Don Young has shown how truly bipartisan marijuana law reform efforts can be by his leadership as a co-chair of the House Congressional Cannabis Caucus. Alaska voters should send him to Congress for another term so he can continue to advocate for federal reform and help convince more of his colleagues in the Republican Party to join the fight against the outdated and failed policy of prohibition.
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Ro Khanna

California - Ro Khanna (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: "Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create over a million jobs and begin to rollback the disastrous 'war on drugs' which has ruined countless lives. Let’s take money out of the black market and put it into the hands of legitimate cannabis businesses." ~Ro Khanna
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Barbara Lee

California - Barbara Lee (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Representative Barbara Lee is the lead sponsor of the Marijuana Justice Act, which would not only end federal marijuana prohibition, but also penalize states that maintain the unjust and disproportionate targeting of minority communities as a result of state-level criminalization. Rep. Lee has been a long time champion of reform. She has been instrumental to the recent explosion of support at the federal level and is a tremendous advocate for her constituents.
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Ted Lieu

California - Ted Lieu (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Congressman Ted Lieu has reintroduced HR 4816: The Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act. The measure restricts civil asset forfeiture funds from being used for the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication / Suppression Program.
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Jared Polis

Colorado - Jared Polis (D)

  • Office: Governor
  • About: During his tenure in Congress, Jared Polis has been the preeminent champion for ending our nation’s failed federal prohibition on marijuana and an unrelenting force in standing up for Colorado’s legalization and medical marijuana laws. At this crucial time in the fight for sensible marijuana policy, Coloradans need an outspoken defender of their state’s right to legalize and regulate marijuana.
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Tulsi Gabbard

Hawaii - Tulsi Gabbard (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard introduced bipartisan legislation to evaluate states’ marijuana policies. The Marijuana Data Collection Act directs the National Academy of Sciences to create a federally recognized report on state-level marijuana legalization policies, including both medical and non-medical use, and their effects on public health, safety, the economy, the criminal justice system, and more. Rep. Gabbard also received the NORML Rufus King Sr. Public Leadership Award for her outstanding public leadership in marijuana law reform.
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Justin Amash

Michigan - Justin Amash (R)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: "Under our Constitution, marijuana shouldn’t be federally criminalized. Rep. Tom Garrett has a bill that will stop AG Sessions in his tracks: the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017 which I’ve cosponsored." ~Justin Amash
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

New York - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports the federal legalization of marijuana.
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Walter Jones

North Carolina - Walter Jones (R)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Walter Jones has co-sponsored four cannabis bills, including supporting veterans access to medical cannabis and hemp farming.
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Dave Joyce

Ohio - Dave Joyce (R)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: "We should trust the people of the states, like Ohio, who have voted to implement responsible common-sense regulations and requirements for the use, production, and sale of cannabis," said Representative Joyce. "If the people of these states have decided to provide help for those veterans and others suffering from pain and other health issues, we should allow them access without government interference."
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Earl Blumenauer

Oregon - Earl Blumenauer (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Representative Earl Blumenauer has been supporting sensible marijuana law reform longer than anyone currently serving in the House of Representatives. He cast a vote in favor of decriminalization in Oregon in the 1970’s as a member of the state legislator and has been one of the leading champions for ending our failed prohibition on marijuana at the federal level since he was first elected to Congress.
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Dwight Evans

Pennsylvania - Dwight Evans (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Dwight Evans is a co-Sponsor of HR 1227, Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act, a bill that would remove cannabis and hemp from federal drug scheduling completely.
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John Fetterman

Pennsylvania - John Fetterman (D)

  • Office: Lt. Governor
  • About: John Fetterman has been an unrelenting champion for reversing Pennsylvania’s failed and draconic policies when it comes to marijuana. He understands the absolute devastation prohibition has wrought on families across the state, most acutely in already marginalized communities.
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Steve Cohen

Tennessee - Steve Cohen (D)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: Steve Cohen has been a leader in the reform efforts on Capitol Hill by cosponsoring the most robust efforts to end federal prohibition and end the practice of treating cannabis consumers as second class citizens.
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Beto O'Rourke

Texas - Beto O'Rourke (D)

  • Office: Senate
  • About: Beto has been a true champion for abolishing our disastrous prohibition on marijuana since the very beginning of his political career as a city council member in El Paso. As Senator, O’Rourke will be an outspoken and indispensable ally in reforming our federal laws relating to marijuana and fight to finally end our failed prohibitionist policies that are currently tearing apart families, oppressing communities of color, squandering countless tax dollars, and filling the coffers of criminal cartels.
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Bernie Sanders

Vermont - Bernie Sanders (I)

  • Office: Senate
  • About: Bernie Sanders has become one of the most outspoken and visible advocates for ending marijuana prohibition. He has called for sensible drug policy throughout his career, made descheduling marijuana a key component of his platform when running for the Democratic nomination for President in 2016, and has co-sponsored key pieces of federal legislation such as the Marijuana Justice Act. Senator Sanders doesn’t restrict his fight for reform to backroom meetings and floor speeches in Congress, he takes our message with him as he holds massive rallies and town halls across not just the state of Vermont, but throughout the country. His fire and passion have helped elevate our issue in the national dialogue and we are honored to support his reelection campaign. He is a true leader in the marijuana legalization revolution.
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Scott Taylor

Virginia - Scott Taylor (R)

  • Office: House of Representatives
  • About: “I think we should decriminalize [marijuana] and leave it up to the states,” said Congressman Taylor, cosponsor of H.R. 1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017. “I do believe it’s a state decision, not a federal decision.”
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