NORML PARTNERS WITH GREEN FLOWER MEDIA TO LAUNCH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF CANNABIS ADVOCATES
Green Flower Media, the leader in cannabis education and training has partnered with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) to launch the Cannabis Advocacy Certificate Program, arming future policy-shapers with the expertise needed to become effective cannabis advocates.
Students will learn how to effect change directly from the leaders of cannabis advocacy: Jenn Michelle Pedini, Development Director of NORML and Executive Director of Virginia NORML, Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML, and Jax Finkel, Executive Director of Texas NORML.
Courses in this online program include:
- How Advocacy Moves Cannabis Forward
- Cannabis Advocacy: Past, Present, & Future
- The Path To Influencing Cannabis Policy
- How To Set Your Goals & Achieve Your Advocacy Objectives
- Strategies To Succeed In Cannabis Advocacy
- Messaging & Framing: How To Gain Public Support
- Coalition Building & Legislative Allies
- How To Deliver Your Message To The Media
- Lawmaker & Voter Engagement: The Keys To Your Success
- Implementation & Protecting Progress
NORML advocates for changes in public policy so that the responsible possession and use of marijuana by adults is no longer subject to criminal penalties. NORML further advocates for a regulated commercial cannabis market so that activities involving the for-profit production and retail sale of cannabis and cannabis products are safe , transparent, consumer friendly, and are subject to state and/or local licensure . Finally, NORML advocates for legal and regulatory policies that ensure those who use cannabis responsibly no longer face any limitation or loss of rights and that allow for the automatic expungement of criminal records for marijuana-related violations.
About Green Flower
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