5 results found for: subject:"Marijuana--Law and legislation--United States"

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1977 Dec. 9

Willie Brown

Washington (D.C.) - Brown, introduced by Gordon Brownell, speaks on the opening night of the sixth annual NORML Conference and discusses legislation (SB 95) introduced in California by Senator George Moscone decriminalizing marijuana, NORML as a political movement in the United States, racial discrimination in the enforcement of marijuana laws, and efforts to attract minorities to NORML and the ma... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

1977 Dec. 10

Legal topics

Washington (D.C.) - Overview of NORML's national legal program including: challenging New York state's prohibition of individuals to grow marijuana in the home; the appeal, arguing cruel and unusual punishment, of the 40 year sentence of Roger Davis, an African American man in Virginia charged with possession of a small quantity of marijuana; NORML's current attempts to get the United Stat... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2014 Sept. 22

St. Pierre, Allen F.

Allen St. Pierre oral history with Caroline White and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2012 July 20

Grinspoon, Lester, 1928-

Lester Grinspoon: oral history with Robert S. Cox and Caroline J. White

Wellesley (Mass.) - Oral history with Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, senior psychiatrist at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, founding editor of The American Psychiatric Association Annual Review and Harvard Mental Health Letter. Grinspoon was perhaps the first professional to speak out against the prohibition on marijuana use from a medical... more

Lester Grinspoon Papers

2014 Sept. 21

Stroup, Keith, 1943-

Keith Stroup oral history with Rob Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with founder, former Executive Director, Board Member and Legal Counsel for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). Stroup discusses his upbringing in Southern Illinois; education at University of Illinois and Georgetown Law School, which he attended from 1965-1968; experiences evading the Vietnam War draft; anti-war demonstrations in Washingto... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records