A quiet battle is being waged, virtually unknown to those outside of the medical marijuana community. After just six months in business, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML), closed the doors of its Cannabis Café on Northeast Dekum Street. Their quiet departure was a far cry from the uproar that accompanied the opening last fall, when members of the Woodlawn community expressed their concerns regarding the café. As reported by Neighborhood Notes, the community’s beef dealt much more with the business practices of Rumpspankers’ owners Eric and Shelley Solomon, than with the fact that the café would be serving medical marijuana.
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