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Watch Tumbling Weeds, a Short Film About Texas Marijuana Activism

Posted on: October 15, 2015

Tumbling Weeds is the story of marijuana activists in the state of Texas, specifically focusing on the Dallas / Fort Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (DFW NORML). The short film follows Shaun McAlister, Executive Director of DFW NORML and activists from around the state such as State Representatives […]

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A Video Message from Executive Director Shaun McAlister Calling for Your Support of HB2165

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Calling all members, supporters and sponsors of DFW NORML and marijuana law reform in the Lone Star State! We are hereby calling upon you to spend 5 minutes to help us repeal marijuana prohibition! Do I have your attention? As many of you have undoubtedly heard by now, a bill was recently introduced by a […]

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Why is Oregon Marijuana Legalization Important for Texas?

Posted on: March 5, 2015

DFW NORML’s Executive Director Shaun McAlister was invited to speak at the inaugural meeting of the newly formed Portland NORML chapter on the importance of Oregon getting legalization right and how the implementation of their laws impacts our own. Watch the full 20 minute speech here, courtesy of 420Radio.org and TheWeedBlog.com.

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COWTOWN MEDICAL CANNABIS RALLY IN FORT WORTH AT TRINITY PARK PAVILION 3 ON FEBRUARY 7TH STARTING AT NOON

Posted on: February 4, 2015

COWTOWN MEDICAL CANNABIS RALLY IN FORT WORTH AT TRINITY PARK PAVILION 3 ON FEBRUARY 7TH STARTING AT NOON DFW NORML Rallies To Raise Awareness and Encourage Research For Medical Marijuana Free Admission – Open To The Public – All Ages Welcome Feb. 4, 2015 – Fort Worth, Texas – The Dallas / Fort Worth chapter […]

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Support Texas House Bill 507 to Decriminalize Marijuana

Posted on: December 21, 2014

On December 15th, Texas State Representative Joe Moody (D–El Paso) introduced a bill that would reduce state penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. The decriminalization bill, HB 507 can be read in its entirety here:

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DFW NORML’s Executive Director Shaun McAlister Interviewed on CW33’s NewFix About Dallas Police Cite and Release

Posted on: October 7, 2014

Shaun McAlister, executive director for DFW NORML made a brief appearance on CW33’s NewsFix at 9pm on 10/6/14. The topic of discussion was the story of the Dallas Police Department embracing cite and release starting in January. This is the full 60 second segment as it aired: Did you like the spot? Please contact KDAF […]

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DFW NORML’s Executive Director Shaun McAlister Takes the #IceBucketChallenge

Posted on: August 22, 2014

DFW NORML’s executive director Shaun McAlister takes the #icebucketchallenge to raise awareness for ALS and cannabis as a medicine for ALS. He then challenges Rocky Palmquist, candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner and Texas Senate District 10 candidate John Tunmire to step up or donate. Staging his challenge in his back yard, Shaun was able to […]

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For the Love of Hemp Hop 2014 Recap

Posted on: February 16, 2014

DFW NORML’s first fundraiser for 2014 and 2nd annual Hip Hop show was booked for Friday, February 14th and cleverly named “For the Love of Hemp Hop”. Groups and performers were booked and it promised to be a good night. Weeks leading up to the event, Executive Director, Shaun McAlister, posted on social media for […]

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DFW Norml’s Executive Team Heads to Los Angeles

Posted on: October 3, 2012

DFW Norml’s Executive Director Shaun McAlister & Communications Director Will Jenkins are leaving for Los Angeles this week to attend the annual conference of rights organization NORML: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. This year the theme of the event is aptly titled: The Final Days of Prohibition: The 41st Annual Norml Conference. […]

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A Matrix-Inspired Message from Executive Director Shaun McAlister

Posted on: April 4, 2012

I know why you’re here, friend. I know what you’ve been doing, why you hardly sleep, why you feel so alone, and why night after night, you allow yourself to be programmed into a coma of consumerism, corporate interests, advertising and mindless distractions that will never make you happy. You’re searching for something. I know […]