NORML PAC and Virginia NORML endorse the following candidates
Senator Adam Ebbin (D-30)
Candidates for Legislative Offices and Interested Parties:
With nine states now having legalized adult-use marijuana, and 30 states authorizing medical marijuana access, issues surrounding cannabis policy have taken center stage in elections from the local level to Congress. Over 90 percent of Americans support medical marijuana access and 60 percent support legalizing and regulating marijuana in a manner like alcohol. Supporting sensible reform to our nation’s marijuana laws is not just overwhelmingly popular, it is the economic, scientific, and moral thing to do.
If you are running for any elected office, it is very likely voters will want to know your position on marijuana policy.
Federal Decriminalization of Marijuana
Please indicate your position toward removing marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act and allowing states to set their own policies
State Decriminalization of Marijuana
Please indicate your position toward substituting criminal penalties with civil penalties for personal possession of marijuana (fines not crimes)
Please indicate your position toward legalizing the use of doctor-recommended medical marijuana
Please indicate your position toward legalizing and regulating the responsible use of marijuana by adults
The NORML Candidate Packet provides a primer on a variety of marijuana-related topics for candidates, including important statistics and talking points.
- Sample text for policy platform
- Suggested stump speech paragraph
- Key points on the benefits of marijuana legalization
- Key points on the benefits of medical marijuana
- Data dispelling the common myths around cannabis
- How marijuana can be used to combat the opioid crisis