Blog Category: Activism

A NORML St. Paddies Day Protest

Posted on: March 14, 2013

We come in peace, but we’re pissed. As we had previously announced, DFW NORML planned to participate in the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day festivities by entering our 420 Truth Car & Hydro the NORML Boat in the parade. The goal? Raise awareness about marijuana prohibition in a unique, positive way to help further the discussion […]

DFW NORML Interviews Rebelution at the Palladium Ballroom

Posted on: February 25, 2013

On February 24th, Eric Rachmany, Rory Carey, Wesley Finley & Marley D. Williams from Rebelution sat down with DFW NORML for an interview about marijuana, activism and music. All of the guys as well as the Palladium Ballroom staff were friendly, humble and very supportive of the cause. In fact, Eric was so excited about […]

DFW NORML Action Alert: HB 184 Needs Your Support!

Posted on: February 14, 2013

Last Tuesday in the Texas legislature, an important piece of legislation – HB 184 – was introduced and referred to the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee of your Texas House of Representatives. Once in committee, committee members either do nothing (the bill dies) or they refer the bill for consideration by the full house. HB 184 seeks […]

Asking Your Legislator to Support Marijuana Legalization

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Last week I visited my Texas Senator’s office to talk about the importance of marijuana legalization for the health and safety of our community. I had never been to my legislator’s office before. Unsure of exactly what would transpire at our meeting, I was a little afraid I would be badgered, ridiculed, or accused. But […]

Legislation Reintroduced To Reduce Cannabis Possession Offenses

Posted on: January 18, 2013

Legislation that seeks to significantly reduce marijuana possession penalties is once again pending before state lawmakers. State Rep. Harold Dutton (D-Houston) has prefiled legislation, House Bill 184, to amend minor marijuana possession penalties to a fine-only, Class C misdemeanor. Under present law, the possession of one ounce of cannabis or less is classified as a […]

Texas Toker Toy and Food Drive Recap

Posted on: January 2, 2013

Christmas 2012 marked our first ever Texas Toker Toy Drive, a joint effort of DFW NORML and UNT NORML! The toy and nonperishable food drive was the brainchild of University of North Texas NORML’s Executive Director, Tristan Tucker. I served in the US Navy for most of my adult life and volunteered a few years […]

The 2013 DFW NORML Freedom Speech

Posted on: January 2, 2013

“The prohibition of marijuana has kept liberty in the dark for many years. It’s time to let it out and ring the bells of freedom because we are Americans.. And we will be free.” – Larry Talley, U.S. Navy (Retired), Texas Resident and parent. Like this video? Consider making a donation to DFW NORML and […]

Support the Industrial Hemp Farming Act

Posted on: December 28, 2012

From norml.org Lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and the Senate are seeking to allow for the commercial farming of industrial hemp by introducing the Industrial Hemp Farming Act. House Bill 1831, which was introduced last year by Texas Republican Ron Paul and a coalition of 25 co-sponsors, and SB 3501, introduced this August […]

NORML Over Here Music Video

Posted on: December 21, 2012

What else can be done to make our holiday Chronica event more interesting and exciting? How about incorporating our first Music video? That’s right DFW NORML, Doobi.us, PVM Entertainment, and GLOAT Entertainment in conjunction with Rhizomatic Media will be shooting the music video for “We Be NORML Over Here” performed by G Champ, Blueprint Revolution, […]

Russ Belville Debunks Steven Crowder’s Video: MARIJUANA!! The Truth

Posted on: November 30, 2012

By “Radical” Russ Belville A sad attempt to defuse marijuana legalization from Steven Crowder I don’t know who the hell Steven Crowder is. I’ll give him points on his delivery, editing, and cinematography, but his supposed “take-down” of pro-legalization arguments is pathetic. The video is posted on some conservative’s website where the author claims “Steven […]

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