Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state's medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals of the state's recreational marijuana program, which was approved by voters in 2012. The law contains many provisions, once of which creates a voluntary registry for medical marijuana patients.  ...

Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

On Thursday, the Illinois House approved a measure that would decriminalize possession of 15 grams of less of marijuana by people 18 and older. The measure would make low-level marijuana possession a citeable offense with fines of up to $125 per year.  Currently, low-level marijuana possession in Illinois is punishable by up to a year in jail and up to $2,500 in fines. T...

Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado's constitution requires new taxes to be refunded when overall tax collections exceed growth limits on a one-year basis. Under the refund requirement, the state owes residents almost $58 million in marijuana tax refunds. The reason for the refund is a loophole related to state taxes,. While voters already approved the taxes on recreational marijuana sales, they will ...

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made to it in order to safeguard the system and prevent abuse. The changes directly addressed concerns from House members. In the last two-year session, a medical marijuana legalization bill passed the fu...

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Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new CBS poll has found that 53% of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana. This marks the highest amount of support for recreational marijuana legalization that a CBS poll...
The History of 4/20

The History of 4/20

This article, written by Tokeahontas, was originally published in the 4/20 edition of NUGGETRY Magazine. It’s April, which means that it’s time to celebrate marijuana enthusiasts’ favorite holiday of...
Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Arizona advocates for recreational marijuana legalization launched a petition-gathering campaign for a ballot measure for the 2016 election. The measure would allow adults 21 and older to...
Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

On Thursday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation that immediately legalizes medical marijuana in the state. Looking visibly emotional, Governor Deal signed into law legsilation sponsored by Representative Allen...
President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

In a CNN special to be aired Sunday, President Barack Obama expressed strong support for medical marijuana.  In a special called “Weed 3″ medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta explores the...
Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Representative Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. In a news conference Monday, Sargent said that legalizing marijuana would decrease...
Michigan Marijuana Advocates Propose Marijuana Legalization Draft Bill Language

Michigan Marijuana Advocates Propose Marijuana Legalization Draft Bill Language

The Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Committee has released draft language of its ballot proposal, which aims to legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The group is...
Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Delayed

Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Delayed

Medical marijuana was legalized in Delaware in 2011, but patients still do not have access to legally buy their medicine. Now, officials are saying that patients will have to...
Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

A new proposal from Colorado Representative Joe Salazar, House Bill 1267, would allow people on parole and probation to use medical marijuana.  The bill received unanimous support in the...
US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

The US Government may have argued in the past that marijuana has no medical benefits, but a new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, funded by the...