Appeals court rules against Iowa State in pro marijuana T-shirt case

Appeals court rules against Iowa State in pro marijuana T-shirt case Court: ISU engaged in ‘viewpoint discrimination’ Vanessa Miller The Gazette Feb 13, 2017 at 5:33 pm A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals’ Eighth Circuit has upheld a federal court’s decision blocking Iowa State University from using its trademark policy to stop […]

Iowa State University loses appeal in marijuana T-shirt case

Iowa State University loses appeal in marijuana T-shirt case Jeff Charis-Carlson , jcharisc@press-citizen.com Published 1:04 p.m. CT Feb. 13, 2017 Iowa State University has lost an appeal in a federal free speech lawsuit that affirms student rights regardless of political viewpoint. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that ISU administrators including President […]

NORML ISU wins lawsuit after four-year battle

NORML ISU wins lawsuit after four-year battle By Alex Connor, alex.connor@iowastatedaily.com February 4, 2016 Marijuana and Cy can go hand-in-hand, at least on a T-shirt. A four-year battle between the student group, NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and administration came to a head Jan. 22, in favor of the student […]

NORML ISU’s lawsuit continues to be delayed

http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/article_c6093dbc-a02c-11e5-809e-d3caa8eb4d32.html NORML ISU’s lawsuit continues to be delayed By Sarah Muller, sarah.muller@iowastatedaily.com December 11, 2015 Court dates are pushed back for the lawsuit between ISU student organization NORML ISU, a marijuana legalization advocacy club, and Iowa State University. In July 2014, Paul Gerlich, NORML ISU’s president, and Erin Furleigh, member of NORML ISU, filed a […]

Forbes: Industrial hemp might be right for Iowa farmers

Forbes: Industrial hemp might be right for Iowa farmers state Rep. John Forbes 11:05 p.m. CST March 2, 2015 The next “big thing” for Iowa agriculture could have a home right here in Urbandale. Industrial hemp is enjoying a huge resurgence of interest on the part of industry, farmers, nutritionists and green consumers. Could it […]

Mainstreaming Marijuana: Legislators at NORML forum

Mainstreaming Marijuana: Legislators at NORML forum Monday, January 26, 2015 It’s funny how issues get mainstreamed, and how fast some issues move. Just a few years ago, I was considered a crazy radical for supporting marijuana legalization. Then in the last two years, through the justice center campaigns (but not the November 2014 courthouse campaign, […]