Blog Category: Activism

Convince Senator John Carona About Cannabis Phone and Email Bomb

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Six term Republican Texas Senator John Carona was recently quoted in a radio and web story by KERA saying some unsettling things about the war on drugs. According to Mr. Carona: “Drug policy in Texas and marijuana legalization is not going to happen in 2015,” he said. “All anyone needs to do is look at […]

Response to Shannon Geiger’s “Legalized pot would make life worse for Dallas’ poor”

Posted on: February 1, 2014

Response to Shannon Geiger’s “Legalized pot would make life worse for Dallas’ poor” article that was recently shared by the Dallas Morning News. It’s one thing to smoke marijuana in places like New Haven, Connecticut, Denver, Colorado or Seattle, Washington.  These places  have one thing in common.  It is no longer a criminal offense to […]

2014 Additions to DFW NORML’s Board of Directors

Posted on: February 1, 2014

DFW NORML recently held elections by the membership for DFW NORML Board of Directors positions at their January meeting. The only contested position was that of Deputy Director, and the nominees were Will Jenkins, Tristan Tucker, and Elisabeth Rodriguez. The newly elected positions are as follows: Deputy Director: Tristan Tucker Director of Finance: Larry Tally […]

Calling All Rappers, Emcees and Hip Hop Groups

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Attention emcees and hip hop groups: DFW NORML is putting out our second mix CD featuring artists that support the cause of marijuana legalization! These CDs will be made available during our “For the Love of Hemp Hop” event on 2/14 at Club Dada in Dallas, Texas. Send your two best smoking tracks to thedfwnorml@gmail.com […]

February Meeting at the Chuggin’ Monk

Posted on: January 28, 2014

Join us for our 2nd meeting of the year on 2/22 starting at 4:20pm at The Chuggin’ Monk in Arlington! As with all of our monthly meetings, this is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome though anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. When: Sat, February […]

New Video: Cannabus Visits DFW NORML Women’s Alliance

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Back in 2013 the Cannabus made a stop in Arlington, TX to meet with the DFW NORML Women’s Alliance at Bamboo Pho & Springroll. In this short video, we take pictures in front of and explore this iconic piece of cannabis activism and even sign the bus! While there, we received numerous honks and thumbs […]

Recap from MATV’s 2014 Texas Drug Policy Conference

Posted on: January 21, 2014

At the Mothers Against Teen Violence 2014 Texas Drug Policy Conference this weekend, speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise converged in Dallas to discuss the failed war on drugs. DFW NORML board member Larry Talley and Texas NORML Executive Director Cheyanne Weldon spoke at the conference, and NORML volunteers staffed […]

Activists detained at Six Flags for pro-marijuana shirts

Posted on: January 16, 2014

On two separate occasions now, marijuana activists have been detained at Six Flags in Arlington, Texas for wearing pro-cannabis shirts. The first incident occurred during the summer of 2012 when Waco activist Stephen Carter and his friends went to the park for a fun-filled day of rides. On that day Carter was wearing a shirt […]

Nominees for DFW NORML Board of Directors

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Back in November of 2013 we announced new bylaws and the creation of new officer positions at DFW NORML. The following names are members running for positions on our Board of Directors during the January meeting. Be sure to join us at the Whiskey Girl Saloon on Saturday January 25th so you can vote on […]

Chronica 2013 Event Recap

Posted on: January 1, 2014

According to UrbanDictionary.com, Chronica is “A celebration that coincides with Chanukah wherein marijuana is smoked nightly for 7 days in a row,” so just as naturally Veterans Day or Independence Day, Dallas-Fort Worth’s marijuana supporters gathered to pay their homage to the herb. Saturday evening, following their monthly meeting, DFW NORML, once again, held itself […]

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