Senate Takes Steps toward Allowing Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment which would allow veterans to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Veterans have limited access to medical marijuana, as many VA doctors do not recommend medical marijuana due to the fact that they are funded by the federal government.  However, other physicians getting government funding, such as f...

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 new penalty system for low level marijuana offenses. The bill reduces the maximum penalty for marijuana possession from 20 years in prison to eight.  Additionally, the bill raises the thr...

New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

On Tuesday, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana filed the paperwork to start gathering signatures to get their marijuana legalization measure onto the 2016 general election ballot in Arizona. Supporters need 150,642 signatures in order to get the measure onto the 2016 ballot. Signatures must be collected by July 7, 2016. Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marij...

Study Finds Adolescent Marijuana Use Could Stunt Growth

A new study from a university in Pakistan has found that marijuana use among prepubescent boys could lead to stunted growth. Researchers studied hormone levels linked to growth and puberty in the blood of 217 boys who use marijuana and 220 who never smoked marijuana. Researchers found that growth hormone levels were significantly lower among the marijuana users. When rese...

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College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

Two University of Akron biomedical engineering graduate students have developed a device that is meant to test for THC in motorists’ saliva. The device, developed by Mariam Crow and...
Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

On Thursday, the Illinois House approved a measure that would decriminalize possession of 15 grams of less of marijuana by people 18 and older. The measure would make low-level...
Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado’s constitution requires new taxes to be refunded when overall tax collections exceed growth limits on a one-year basis. Under the refund requirement, the state owes residents almost $58...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made...
Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new CBS poll has found that 53% of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana. This marks the highest amount of support for recreational marijuana legalization that a CBS poll...
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...
Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Arizona advocates for recreational marijuana legalization launched a petition-gathering campaign for a ballot measure for the 2016 election. The measure would allow adults 21 and older to...
Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

On Thursday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation that immediately legalizes medical marijuana in the state. Looking visibly emotional, Governor Deal signed into law legsilation sponsored by Representative Allen...
President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

In a CNN special to be aired Sunday, President Barack Obama expressed strong support for medical marijuana.  In a special called “Weed 3″ medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta explores the...