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NORML Controversy in Wisconsin Over Alan Robinson

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 7:10am
Wisconsin NORML executive director Alan Robinson has been stripped of NORML’s Outstanding Cannabis Advocate Award after the national organization received a sexual-harassment complaint about him. An internal investigation is ongoing.   At last week’s virtual conference on October 22, things were going well until it was time to announce NORML’s Activist Awards. Four awards were [...]

Welcome to Wisconsin NORML

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 5:20am
Welcome to Wisconsin NORML Welcome to the interim website for The Wisconsin Chapter for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). The steering committee would like to first thank all previous activism throughout the state over the decades. The organizations representing NORML deserve your local support.  We encourage you to support Madison [...]

Decriminalize Oshkosh Petition 2017

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 8:43am
UPDATE: More to come soon, but the public is invited to attend a discussion and planning session on Wednesday, August the 30th at 7:00 p.m. at the Oshkosh Public Library, room B. Petition to Decriminalize Cannabis in OshkoshOshkosh Wisconsin will see an influx of activism this fall. Campaign organizers are getting ready to collect signatures [...]

47th Annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival 2017

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 5:38pm
47th Annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Fest 2017 Madison, Wisconsin Sept 29-30 and Oct 1 47th Annual Great Midwest Harvest Fest Madison Wisconsin 2017  

Joint Fundraiser Fueled By Pie

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:47am
WHAT: Baked Sale “Pie By The Slice” WHERE: From The Land Festival in Green Lake, Wisconsin WHEN: Sat Oct 21st (10-4) and Sun 22nd (10-3) 2017 WHO: Open To Public   Northern Wisconsin NORML is having the annual “Baked Sale”.  The chapter hosts an annual fund raiser in which the focus also includes on our parent organization, The National Organization [...]

Field Activist Program Now Available For The Entire State

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:26am
We commonly get asked “What is a Field Activist?”.  Simply stated, they are individuals acting locally and reporting regionally.  Field Activists put the act in activism through a variety of ways.  Field Activists donate time, services and money to the chapter.  Just like cannabis consumers and reform supporters, each Field Activist is unique.  But to [...]

Active Legislation 2017

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:18am
2017-2018 Wisconsin Active Legislation   2017 LRB – 2457 “Legalizing Opportunity” , Regulate marijuana possession, use and sales.   Pending for the 2017-2018 legislative session to regulate the use, growing, and distribution of marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes.   The measure, sponsored by Rep. Melissa Sargent (D-Madison), permits adults to possess and grow [...]

Petition to Decriminalize Cannabis in City of Oshkosh

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:26pm
Help is needed collecting signatures in Oshkosh NOW, deadline is Nov 6th, 2016.  Please contact Mark at 920 (251) 7986 and/or Ryan at 920 (279) 2916 to volunteer. For more information the Facebook page “Decriminalize Cannabis Oshkosh” has also been established. To help coordinate signature efforts/locatio<wbr />ns where petition is happening on a live basis [...]

NORML Baked Sale October 15-16, 2016

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:16am
WHAT: Baked Sale “Pie By The Slice” WHERE: From The Land Festival in Green Lake, Wisconsin WHEN: Sat Oct 15th (10-4) and Sun 16th (10-3) 2016 WHO: Open To Public   Northern Wisconsin NORML is having the annual “Baked Sale”. The chapter hosts an annual fund raiser in which the focus is also on our parent organization, The National Organization [...]

Monona – Look for the Banner

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 9:17pm
We will change the law in Monona! For the price of a single marijuana possession fine in Monona with court costs ($313), we can send 920 postcards.   We’re in week 1 of collecting signatures in Monona, WI to place direct legislation on the general election ballot which will make marijuana possession law enforcement’s lowest [...]

Monona direct legislation campaign – Volunteer Now!

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 9:17pm
Contact us now and show interest in helping us in Monona make the fine for possession of marijuana $1 and enforcement of the possession ordinance the lowest priority for law enforcement.   We will be collecting 1000 signatures to amend the ordinance with a binding referendum. This will actually change the ordinance, this is not [...]

Open Meeting to legalize marijuana in Wisconsin

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 10:28am
  A meeting is scheduled for anyone who would like to get involved with legalizing marijuana. Hosted by Bunny Balk founder of the Wisconsin Chapter of American’s for Safe Access ASA. This is NOT a membership drive but a move for action. This meeting is confidential and anonymous. Feel comfortable coming to join us. There will [...]

Southeastern Wisconsin NORML meeting February 23rd, 2016

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 10:19am
Southeaster Wisconsin NORML Meeting to be held on Tuesday February 23rd from 6 – 8 PM at People’s Books Cooperative, 804 E Center St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212.     Discussing our upcoming plans regarding booths at local events, scheduling fundraiser/awareness shows, forming a student chapter at UWM, and more.   Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/885994178165629/

Sept 14-15 Madison NORML meeting & Lobby Day

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 4:33pm
Madison NORML’s September 14th meeting will have special guests Rep. Barnes, sponsor of the decrim bill AB246, and Rep. Considine, sponsor of the hemp bill AB215.   Lobby Day will be on September 15 at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Please contact your legislators to schedule a short meeting with them on September 15th. This will [...]

NORML Meeting Sept 21 includes Pizza and Sign Making

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:48am
WHAT:     Meeting, Sign Making and Pizza WHEN:      Monday September 21st, 2015 from 4:20pm until 6:20pm WHERE:    Rail House Restaurant & Brewpub, 2029 Old Peshtigo Rd, Marinette, WI 54143 Northern WI NORML will hold a public meeting on the 3rd Monday of each month from 4:20pm CST until 6:20pm CST at [...]

Adopt A Highway Cleanup Project set for August 29, 2015

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:18am
On August 29, 2015, Northern Wisconsin NORML invites you to join us for a highway cleanup project.  This will be our second official highway cleanup of 2015!   Meet at the Intersection of Cty Hwy K & US-51 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin at 3pm to help out. Please Contact [email protected] for any questions, or to sign [...]

Regional Chapter Plans Joint State Tour

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 3:22pm
For Release: Immediately June 16, 2015   Northern Wisconsin NORML and Canna Travel Announces Joint State Tour to Washington and Oregon   Appleton/Milwaukee—June 16, 2015 — Northern Wisconsin NORML and Canna Travel have announced the immediate availability of a trip planned to the states of Washington and Oregon.  The “Joint State Tour” offers something for [...]

Save the Date: Lobby Day September 15

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 5:35pm
WI NORML is planning for a lobby day September 15 @ Wisconsin State Capitol.  Please schedule an appointment with your legislator for a 5-15 minute appointment. Find your legislator here http://maps.legis.wisconsin.gov/ – search by address in the top right hand corner of the page.  Call and schedule an appointment to speak to them on September [...]

How you can help with our petition

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 11:10am
As you may know, on June 13th Wisconsin NORML started a petition in Milwaukee to allow up to 4 ounces of marijuana in private residences and reduce the fine for public possession from $50 to $5. We have had a lot of support so far, with 8 businesses collecting signatures and a majority of the [...]

Initiative to (Partially) Legalize Marijuana in Milwaukee

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 9:39pm
On June 13th we will begin an official petition to legalize possession of up to 4 ounces of marijuana in private residences in the City of Milwaukee!   In addition to legalizing private possession, we will decriminalize public possession of up to 4 ounces with a $5 fine, and allow all medical marijuana patients with [...]