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Register, Vote and Get Everyone you know to Do So Also! Oregon State Senate Bill 423 Welcome to the 2008 Archive page for Willamette Valley NORML NewsLetters. 

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DECEMBER - 2008: The Year In Review – NORML’s Top 10 Events That Shaped Marijuana Policy; Pot Legalization Question Tops Obama Online Poll President-elect says NO to “legalizing marijuana so that the government can regulate it, tax it, put age limits on it, and create millions of new jobs”; Oregon Business Leaders Seek Termination of Medical Marijuana Patients' Right to Work, Yet Data Contradicts Workplace Safety Claims; and other News.
WVN_0812.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 12/30/2008
NOVEMBER - Americans Reject Bush Drug War Doctrine Landslide At The Ballot Box: Voters Approve Nine Out Of Ten Marijuana Law Reform Measures; Study Questions Validity Of So-Called “Cannabis-Induced Psychosis”; Prohibition Plays Little Role In Teens’ Decision To Abstain From Marijuana, Study Says; and other News.
WVN_0811.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 11/30/2008
OCTOBER - NORML Marks 20 Millionth Pot Arrest, Tragic Marijuana Milestone Takes Place In A Country Near YOU; Reminder To Register For NORML's 2008 National Conference. Day Passes, Walk-Up Registration Still Available --- Just Added: Ray Manzarek of the Doors; Medical Journal Touts 17,000 Pot-Related Studies; and other News.
WVN_0810.doc (WORD v8.0)
WVN_0810.pdf (Adobe)
Pub Date: 10/30/2008
SEPTEMBER - 872,721 Marijuana Arrests For Year 2007, Tops Record High - Five Percent Increase Over 2006; Registering For NORML’s 2008 National Conference; Cannabis May Halt Progression Of Multiple Sclerosis, Study Says; and other News.
WVN_0809.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 9/30/2008
SPECIAL ISSUE - Your Country Needs YOU! to Register, Vote and Get Everybody You Know to Do So Also; and Vote Smart!   Query every candidate running for office - from local dog-catcher to presidential contender - on how they would vote on this issue; A Citizen's Guide to the Oregon State Legislative Process; and other Cannabis Law Reform News.
WVN_08vote.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 10/1/2008
SPECIAL ISSUE - Cannabis = Medicine, Updated NORML Report Highlights The Role Of Pot In Moderating Disease Progression -- ‘Emerging Clinical Applications’ Booklet Reviews Nearly 200 Studies On Therapeutic Use Of Marijuana; Teen Pot Use Falling in States With Medical Marijuana Laws; US Investigators Praise Cannabinoids As Chemo Treatment; and other Medical Cannabis News.
WVN_08med.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 10/1/2008
AUGUST - Pot –vs- the SuperBug; Pot Compounds Reduce Multi-Drug Resistant Infections, Study Says Cannabinoids Show “Exceptional” Antibacterial Activity Against MRSA; California: Attorney General Issues Guidelines Recognizing Patients' Medi-Pot Use; Denver Advisory Panel Recommends No Arrests of Marijuana Smokers During Democratic Convention; and other News.
WVN_0808.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 8/30/2008
JULY - The Tragic Death Of Rachel Hoffman -- And The Tragedy That Is Pot Prohibition; Members Of Congress Demand An End To Federal Pot Possession Arrests - The Use Of Cannabis “Ought To Be None Of The Government's Business,” Lawmakers Say At Capitol Hill Press Conference; US Drug Enforcement Administration ‘Celebrates’ 35 Years Of Failure; and other News.
WVN_0807.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 7/30/2008
JUNE - Teen Pot Use Falling in States With Medical Marijuana Laws; NORML Responds To Latest Marijuana And Brain Damage Fears; Scotland: Government Think-Tank Backs Taxing And Regulating Cannabis; and other News.
WVN_0806.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 6/30/2008
MAY - What Are Brits Smoking? England’s Parliament To Vote On Enacting Stiffer Pot Penalties - Prime Minister Gordon Brown Calls Cannabis “Lethal”, Urges Parliament To “Send A Message”; Pot Potency Claims Unfounded, Study Says - "Claims ... about a 20- or 30-fold increase in cannabis potency and about adverse mental health effects are not supported by the evidence"; Past Cannabis Use Not Associated With Injury Severity, Study Says and other News.
WVN_0805.doc (WORD v8.0)
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Pub Date: 5/30/2008
APRIL - Justice In Texas! HIV-Positive Man Wins Acquittal In Texas’ First Cannabis Medical Necessity Defense -- NORML Legal Committee Member Leads Defense; Federal Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced by Rep. Ron Paul; Federal Decriminalization Bill Introduced -- Bill Would End Federal Authority to Arrest Adults for Pot Possession and other News.
WVN_0804.doc (WORD v8.0)
WVN_0804.pdf (Adobe)
Pub Date: 4/30/2008
MARCH - Freedom In Sight? Congress To Consider Legislation To End Minor Pot Arrests Rep. Barney Frank and NORML Team Up To File First Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Over Two Decades; Zero Tolerance DUID Laws Don’t Deter ‘Drugged Driving,’; Pot Use Not Associated With Increased Risk Of Head Or Neck Cancer and other News.
WVN_0803.doc (WORD v8.0)
WVN_0803.pdf (Adobe)
Pub Date: 3/30/2008
FEBRUARY - NORML Rebuts Propaganda - Responds To Latest Marijuana And Lung Cancer Fears -- Widely Reported New Zealand Study Bases Its Findings On Only 14 Cases ; NORML Responds To Media Claim: “Pot As Addictive As Tobacco” -- Widely Reported Study Based Its Findings On Only 12 Subjects, Is Contradicted By The Institute Of Medicine ; 2nd Largest US Medical Association Calls for Rescheduling of Cannabis and other News.
WVN_0802.doc (WORD v8.0)
WVN_0802.pdf (Adobe)
Pub Date: 2/29/2008
JANUARY - Cannabis Is Medicine - Updated NORML Report Highlights The Role Of Pot In Moderating Disease Progression -- ‘Emerging Clinical Applications’ Booklet Reviews Nearly 200 Studies On Therapeutic Use Of Cannabis; Presidential Candidate Barack Obama Backs Federal Decriminalization -- “I think the war on drugs has been a failure, and I think we need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws.”; Study Highlights Limitations Of Urine Testing and other News.
WVN_0801.doc (WORD v8.0)
WVN_0801.pdf (Adobe)
Pub Date: 1/31/2008

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