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OC NORML is a consumer-focused organization, we serve as the bridge between the consumer, industry, and elected officials.

Dear supporters and friends,

As we celebrate our 20 year anniversary as a 501c3 organization, we want to thank you for your unwavering support in helping us achieve our mission to increase awareness and understanding around the cannabis industry and the plant itself.

Support our work! Orange County's 1st and Only Cannabis Education Organization Since 2003 OC NORML has been Orange County’s resource for information on current laws, medical benefits, and responsible use of cannabis. Get involved and... See What’s Next Dear supporters and friends, As we celebrate our 20 year anniversary as a 501c3 organization, we want to thank you for your unwavering support in helping us achieve our mission to increase awareness and understanding around the cannabis industry and the plant itself.
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We encourage and invite everyone to advocate for cannabis awareness and become a member of OC NORML. Donating as little as $20 will earn your Membership. Whether you're a consumer, advocate, business insider or dispensary, there's a Member-level that fits. Join online or meet us in person at one of our quarterly mixers. Together we make a difference.

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Our experienced group of industry-seasoned speakers can provide the most recent updates on cannabis laws, regulations and medical uses at NO COST. OC NORML has helped educate groups of all sizes including religious organizations, schools, neighborhood associations, government organizations, and social groups.

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Welcome 2023!

We're thrilled to announce the launch of our quarterly mixers! Designed to bring together our community and create space for education, advocacy, and networking. As the longest running consumer-focused cannabis non-profit in Orange County, we're committed to promoting the industry with positive change.

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NORML constantly tracks local, state, and federal laws, delivers feedback from a consumer’s point of view, and provides resources to all levels of government developing policy.

OC NORML MISSION

Orange County NORML is a chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Founded in 2003 OC NORML is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that serves as an educational resource for the community. OC NORML believes that by providing fact-based information on cannabis it will make the community safer, help create jobs and opportunity, and reduce the stigmatization of cannabis and its consumers.Orange County NORML believes that cannabis when used responsibly by adults should be treated the same as other legal substances and has many benefits not only to its users but to communities that regulate its use, as well as commercial and medical benefits.
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Apr

Virginia: Governor Approves Bills To Expand Employment Protections, Vetoes Parental Rights Protections

“Virginia’s firefighters, emergency services providers, and civil servants across the Commonwealth deserve the same job protections currently provided to private employees for their lawful and responsbile use of medical cannabis. This is a long overdue victory.” The post Virginia: Governor Approves Bills To Expand Employment Protections, Vetoes Parental Rights Protections appeared first on NORML.

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08
Apr

Analysis: Medical Cannabis Associated with Decreased Use of Opioids, Alcohol, and Tobacco

“These findings belie that claim that cannabis is a so-called ‘gateway drug’ and reinforces the notion that, for many individuals and for patients especially, it acts as a exit drug.” The post Analysis: Medical Cannabis Associated with Decreased Use of Opioids, Alcohol, and Tobacco appeared first on NORML.

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08
Apr

Hawaii: Lawmakers Move Forward with Legislation Expanding Marijuana Decriminalization

The bill decriminalizes the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis and/or up to five grams of cannabis concentrates — imposing a maximum fine of $25. The post Hawaii: Lawmakers Move Forward with Legislation Expanding Marijuana Decriminalization appeared first on NORML.

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