Blog Category: Featured

DFW Norml Interviews Tommy Chong

Posted on: September 25, 2012

Tommy Chong: Half Chinese, Half Scotish/Irish Canadian slash naturalized American comedic genius. Throughout his incredible career of directing and acting in award winning movies and television shows, selling out venues, winning a Grammy, and, most importantly, advocating for the reform of marijuana laws, he has remained honest, humble and noble in character. Generations have been […]

September 2012 Women’s Alliance Meetup Recap

Posted on: September 24, 2012

Recently, several women from the DFW NORML Women’s Alliance got together in Arlington, Texas to discuss strategies, campaigns, and upcoming events for the group. People are often very curious about what exactly a women’s marijuana legalization group is all about. A question I hear a lot is, “what exactly does the NORML Women’s Alliance do?” […]

The Death of Jose Guerena

Posted on: September 22, 2012

It is a common mentality of veterans returning from combat that we are ‘invincible.’ After seeing the horrors of war most veterans never have the thought of dying at home by the people who are now sworn to protect you. I am a firm believer that public service is the ultimate test of your right […]

The Failed War on Drugs Infographic

Posted on: September 17, 2012

I just received an email from Sarah Wenger over at OnlineCriminalJusticeDegree suggesting we share this wonderful infographic with you entitled: The Failed War on Drugs. We should get one of these printed nice and big to bring out to our events! Failed War On Drugs by OnlineCriminalJusticeDegree is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 […]

A letter from Shaun McAlister to all “Drug Warriors”

Posted on: September 9, 2012

Listen up, you stinkin’ prohibitionists. While you’re sitting on your porch enjoying the weather and a nice, toxic, LEGAL cigarette or beer, I’m working to make marijuana legal here in Texas. Why? Because I’m sick of living in a prison state. We as Americans used to believe in freedom! What happened? Collectively, cigarettes & alcohol […]

Colin Wham & the Effinays on Hungover with V

Posted on: August 28, 2012

Watch our Volunteer & Events Coordinator Colin Wham on the latest episode of Hungover with V, an internet radio show on the Deep Ellum On Air network. The Effinays, an awesome local music group that’s played many times for DFW NORML are also featured in this week’s episode. Our segment starts at 0:50:30 if you’d […]

August 2012 Meeting Recap

Posted on: August 26, 2012

Dallas, Texas – August 25, 2012 DFW NORML’s first meeting at the Free Man this weekend was a resounding success. We packed this cajun bar & grill in Deep Ellum with more than 75 Texas activists and had our 420 Truth Enforcement car parked right out front. Great food, speakers, new faces and the $300 […]

Ace Race & Smokeout Recap

Posted on: August 25, 2012

When Will Jenkins realized how many disc golfers supported cannabis law reform but were unaware of the local fight to legalize marijuana, he decided a NORML sponsored disc golf tournament would be the perfect way to bring a new crowd of activists into the fold. He was right. Last Saturday’s Ace Race at Veteran’s Park […]

July 2012 Meeting Recap

Posted on: August 2, 2012

This Saturday was our July monthly meeting at Eddie Deen’s Crossroads Barbecue in Arlington. Thanks to everyone who braved the sweltering heat to come out and fill up the restaurant once again! Our National NORML fundraising event at Froggy’s was a success. We raised over $1,000, donating $500 to the national organization. Every NORML chapter […]

Slightly Stoopid & 311 Unity Tour Recap

Posted on: July 13, 2012

311 & Slightly Stoopid’s Unity Tour came to town yesterday and DFW NORML was there! We had a great spot for our merchandise table that stayed busy all night and made over $1,000 in donations. Among the goodies sold were 4 of the “Pack NORML With Rick Steves” hemp backpacks! The crowd received us well […]

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