Dec 18 2014

What to Expect at an IL NORML Lobby Day

Before arriving at the Capitol, you will want to know your State Senator and State Representative’s name & Springfield office address and what they look like. Visit http://www.congress.org  and type in your zip code and address. Click on the State Senator and State Representative’s names to view their contact information and pictures.  If you would more »

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Dec 16 2014

January 2015 Lobby Day Moved to the 28th

Since the General Assembly will not be in session on January 21 our first Lobby Day of 2015 has been pushed back a week to the 28th.  Please schedule an appointment with your State Senator and State Representative if you plan on joining us in Springfield at the Capitol.  We will have two info tables more »

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Dec 15 2014

Please Donate Today & Create a new Account with Us

Illinois NORML has upgraded our volunteer and membership software so please create an account and donate today.  We will be using this software to send emails, notify members when their dues are about to expire and handle are recurring monthly donations.  In order for us to better serve our members and volunteers we need folks more »

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Dec 02 2014

2015 IL NORML Lobby Days – UPDATE -JANUARY 28 IS NEW LOBBY DAY

UPDATE – OUR JANUARY 2015 LOBBY DAY HAS BEEN MOVED TO JANUARY 28 Illinois NORML would like to invite you to the State Capitol in Springfield for our 2015 lobby days. Our lobby days are a chance for supporters of legalizing cannabis to let their elected officials know that we want cannabis legal now. Everyone more »

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Oct 30 2014

Nov. 4, 2014 General Election Endorsements

On Election Day November 4, 2014 the Illinois chapter of the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws officially endorses these candidates for office: US. Senator: Jim Oberweis Congressional Districts: 1: Bobby Rush 2: Robin Kelly 3: Daniel Lipinski 4: Luis Guiterrez 5: Nancy Wade 6: Michael Mason 7: Danny Davis 8: Tammy Duckworth 9: Jan more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/nov-4-2014-general-election-endorsements/

Oct 14 2014

Springfield Fundraiser Oct. 21 & 22

Two day festival with proceeds benefitting Illinois NORML.  Admission is free, but we are asking for donations to support our 2015 legalization efforts!  Illinois NORML is working on legalizing cannabis Illinois in 2015 and we need to start raising money and awareness now.  LINE-UP on Tuesday Dave Littrell Brothers Lazaroff Tom Irwin The Untouchable Force MonDope more »

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Oct 01 2014

Info for Medical Cannabis Patients

We have been getting many calls from potential patients seeking more info on enrolling in the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and hope to provide some info and links on this post in addition to our other pages dedicated to info for medical cannabis patients.   Official Website for the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program: http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/mcpp/Pages/default.aspx Illinois more »

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Sep 02 2014

Medical Cannabis Patients Can Start Applying to DPH

Medical cannabis patients whose last names begin with the letters A-L can start applying to the State of Illinois Department of Public of Health.  Info for patients and their doctors can be found at www.mcpp.illinois.gov  Patients whose last names begin with the letters M-Z can start applying on November 1 and on January 1, 2015 more »

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Aug 27 2014

Gov. Quinn Signs Law for Industrial Hemp Research in Illinois

<Associated Press> Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program.   Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/gov-quinn-signs-law-for-industrial-hemp-research-in-illinois/

Aug 15 2014

Springfield, IL Reading Group: New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Illinois NORML will be facilitating a reading and study group of Michelle Alexander’s book, the New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The first meeting for the group will be august 27, 2014 at 5:00PM in the South Carnegie Room of the Springfield Public Library. The reading and study group is a more »

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