Activism

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Tom Daubert is a lobbyist who helped to draft Montana’s 2004 medical marijuana law.  Daubert was also arrested as a part of federal crackdowns on Montana’s medical marijuana dispensaries. ...
New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

In December, the state of New York will hold public hearings in Buffalo and Mineola on legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  The hearings are part of lawmaker efforts to...
Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur has proposed a plan that would legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana in the state.  This is the first time a...
Oregon Moms for Marijuana Plan Rally

Oregon Moms for Marijuana Plan Rally

Southern Oregon Moms for Marijuana plan to hold a rally today on the Jackson County Courthouse steps at 4 PM.  The group is fighting against efforts to restrict access...
Oklahoma State Senator Held Medical Marijuana Forum

Oklahoma State Senator Held Medical Marijuana Forum

On Sunday, Oklahoma State Senator Constance Johnson hosted a public education event at the State Capitol.  The goal of the forum was to educate voters about the science behind...
South Carolina Police Chief Threatens to Go After Marijuana Advocates

South Carolina Police Chief Threatens to Go After Marijuana Advocates

Columbia, South Carolina’s interim Police Chief is in hot water after a facebook comment conversation went too far, ending with the chief threatening to go after marijuana advocates. The...
Florida Court Sets Date for Medical Marijuana Arguments

Florida Court Sets Date for Medical Marijuana Arguments

In the coming weeks, advocates in favor of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida will have to go toe to toe with Attorney General Pam Bondi, who objects to the...
NORML Ad Loses in Race to the Super Bowl

NORML Ad Loses in Race to the Super Bowl

NUGGETRY News previously reported that NORML had a chance to win a commercial spot during the 2014 Super Bowl, thanks for a contest put on by Intuit, a company...
Study Finds Marijuana Compounds Can Kill Some Cancer Cells

Study Finds Marijuana Compounds Can Kill Some Cancer Cells

Dr. Wai Liu, an oncologist at the University of London’s St. George medical school, has found that certain marijuana compounds can kill cancerous cells in people suffering from leukemia. ...
DC Mayor Supports Marijuana Decriminalization

DC Mayor Supports Marijuana Decriminalization

On Wednesday, Washington DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray spoke out in favor of decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.  This gives momentum to a proposal by council member...