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Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

A marijuana reform bill aiming to reduce penalties for marijuana-related offenses has passed the full Senate in Louisiana. The Senate voted 27-12 to advance legislation that would create a...
Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

During a recent interview with the Daily Beast, actor Morgan Freeman expressed his unwavering support for marijuana legalization. He explained his history with marijuana for both medical and recreational...
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...
Colorado Colleges Request Permission to Grow Marijuana

Colorado Colleges Request Permission to Grow Marijuana

Colorado made history legalizing marijuana through Amendment 64 in 2012.  Now, the state’s colleges and universities are asking the federal government for permission to grow marijuana for research purposes....
Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Grants worth $8 million have been granted to researchers in Colorado who will focus on whether marijuana helps to treat tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and PTSD. Researchers take these...
Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

A report released Monday by think-tank Third Way shows 60% of Americans believe it should be up to individual states, not the federal government, whether marijuana should be legalized. ...
Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan municipalities voted to decriminalize marijuana possession of up to an ounce by individuals 21 and older.  Five others denied similar measures. In Metro Detroit, voters in Berkley...
Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

A Sacramento judge has granted a three-day hearing this week that challenges the federal Schedule I classification of marijuana. The hearing comes from a criminal case involving a number...
MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

On Monday morning, unhappy medical marijuana activists rallied at the Massachusetts state house because they were frustrated with a lack of progress with the state’s medical marijuana program. The...
Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced at a City Council meeting Monday that he is moving to dismiss all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana that were...