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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...
New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

On October 6th, New Zealand’s first Cannabis Museum is set to open in the city of Dunedin.  The museum has been put together by the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party...
Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll released by the Public Polling Institute of California found that 50% of Californians support the legalization of recreational marijuana.  Additionally, the poll found that 60% of...