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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...
Study Shows Marijuana is Less Involved in Fatal Car Crashes Than Other Substances

Study Shows Marijuana is Less Involved in Fatal Car Crashes Than Other Substances

A new study looking at the connection between substance abuse and fatal car crashes shows that driving under the influence of marijuana is less harmful than doing to under...
US Supreme Court Denies Marijuana Reclassification Appeal

US Supreme Court Denies Marijuana Reclassification Appeal

On Monday, the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Americans for Safe Access, who challenged the DEA’s decision to keep marijuana as a Schedule I substance...
Marijuana Farmers Market Opens in Seattle

Marijuana Farmers Market Opens in Seattle

On Sunday, the World Famous Cannabis Farmers Market re-opened in Seattle.  At the event, vendors sold everything from bud to tinctures and lotions. Co-founder Jeremy Miller explained that the...
Marijuana Policy Project Ads to Be Featured on Portland, ME Buses

Marijuana Policy Project Ads to Be Featured on Portland, ME Buses

The Marijuana Policy Project has launched another public ad campaign– this time on the side of buses in Portland, Maine.  The advertisements promote marijuana as a safer alternative to...