Since 1970, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has been the premiere non-profit organization that represents the interests of cannabis consumers.

Citizens like you who care about personal freedom, self-preservation and basic civil liberties are the primary supporters and lifeblood of NORML. NORML exists to serve you and your like-minded friends, family members and co-workers.

Your donation or annual membership supports the national offices’ functions in Washington, DC (three blocks from the White House) such as local, state and federal lobbying; litigation, legal support and attorney referral services for the hundreds of thousands of victims of cannabis prohibition annually; publishing popular and daily updated webpages, podcasts and blogs; broadcasting weekly press releases, legislative alerts and analysis (every week since 1993); convening conferences, legal seminars, press conferences and large public protests; researching and maintaining a huge archive of cannabis-related information; publishing the most up-to-date information regarding state & federal laws, medicinal cannabis, health effects of cannabis use and drug testing; and maintaining a network of over 150 local chapters and 575 criminal defense attorneys.