Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

A judge has blocked The California Heritage Market, a medical marijuana farmers market, from taking place.  Organizers have been forced to shut down the market. The preliminary injunction was issued Friday against the operator of The California Heritage Market, which has been held several times this year in the Boyle Heights area.  The injunction stops the market from bein...

Inmates Use Coffin as Cover to Smuggle Marijuana Into Jail

Two inmates at the Biibb County LEC in Macon, Georgia tried to use a funeral as a hand off point for smuggling marijuana into jail. Nekoase Vinson and Henry Rouse, both inmates, were allowed to attend a private viewing for their decease grandmother at a Macon funeral home. The two inmates were brought to the funeral home in handcuffs and leg restraints.  The only attende...

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of Albertans support legalization of cocaine, heroin, or ecstasy. While 70% of Albertans don't believe Canada has to wait for other countries to pass marijuana legalization before they do, ...

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city is allowing recreational marijuana shops, thanks to the passage of an ordinance earlier this year.  The city has now issued 21 licenses to marijuana shops. The city has been divided into six wa...

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Vermont Approves Final Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Vermont Approves Final Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The Vermont Department of Public Safety has conditionally approved the state’s fourth and final medical marijuana dispensary. Southern Vermont Wellness will be located in Brattleboro.  The other three dispensaries...
Florida’s Top Lawmakers Speak Out Against Medical Marijuana

Florida’s Top Lawmakers Speak Out Against Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz announced that they plan to ask the Florida Supreme Court to block a proposed amendment that would...
Denver Scales Back Proposed Law That Would Have Banned Smell of Marijuana

Denver Scales Back Proposed Law That Would Have Banned Smell of Marijuana

The city of Denver, Co. has decided to scale back a proposed law that would have banned even the smell of marijuana from public places.  A new draft of...
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...
New Jersey’s Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

New Jersey’s Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

This week, New Jersey’s second medical marijuana dispensary– the first in South Jersey– opened its doors to patients for the first time.  Compassionate Care Foundation, located in Egg Harbor...
Arizona Considers Adding PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Arizona Considers Adding PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

At a hearing on Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Health Services heard testimony on the pros and cons of allowing those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to...
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. ...
Ireland to Consider Marijuana Legalization

Ireland to Consider Marijuana Legalization

Deputy Luke Flanagan is planning to introduce legislation to the Irish Parliament next month that would legalize, regulate, and tax both recreational and medical marijuana.  While Flanagan has yet...
Researchers Developing THC Breath Test

Researchers Developing THC Breath Test

Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse are developing a breath test to determine the THC content in someone’s body. The researchers collected exhaled breath from individuals who...