Correction#Retraction: NORML Did Help the Marijuana Reform Party 11/29/02

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In our story on New York state marijuana reform efforts last week (http://www.drcnet.org/wol/264.html#nymedmj), DRCNet quoted Marijuana Reform Party head Tom Leighton saying that MRP "couldn't get a dime" out of drug reform movement funders and organizations, including NORML.

Leighton informed DRCNet this week he had inadvertently misspoken, and asked us to print his retraction. The Marijuana Reform Party did indeed receive $500 in funding and other assistance from national NORML, Leighton said. He did not mean to unfairly impugn NORML and deeply regrets the error, Leighton added.

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