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Lucy Miller is the #1 news reporter on the #1 site for marijuana news. A marijuana activist and long time journalist, Lucy will bring you the latest in the marijuana industry. Have a tip or a lead on a story? E-mail Lucy at news@nuggetry.com.

Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

A judge has blocked The California Heritage Market, a medical marijuana farmers market, from taking place.  Organizers have been forced to shut down the market. The preliminary injunction was...
Inmates Use Coffin as Cover to Smuggle Marijuana Into Jail

Inmates Use Coffin as Cover to Smuggle Marijuana Into Jail

Two inmates at the Biibb County LEC in Macon, Georgia tried to use a funeral as a hand off point for smuggling marijuana into jail. Nekoase Vinson and Henry...
Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city...
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled...
THC Compound Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

THC Compound Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease reported that a marijuana compound, delta-9-tetrahydocannabinol (THC) could slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that low doses...
Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

A new study by researchers from the University of Buffalo show that married couples who use marijuana are less likely to show aggression toward their spouse or engage in...
Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Forty-six people die every day in the United States from overdosing on painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin.  However, in the thirteen states that legalized medical marijuana between 1999...
Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization

The Democratic Party of Oregon has announced that they endorse the legalization of recreational marijuana. Regarding marijuana legalization, the Democratic Party announced, “A majority of Americans and large majority...