Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Mississippi For Cannabis has filed a ballot initiative seeking to legalize marijuana in the state.  The group hopes to get the initiative onto the November 2016 election ballot. The petition was filed Monday with the Secretary of State's satellite office in Hernando.  Now, the group must wait for official approval from the Mississippi Secretary of State and Attorney Genera...

Marijuana Decriminalization Goes Into Effect in Maryland

On Wednesday, Maryland's marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect.  The law makes it so anyone found with less than 10 grams of marijuana will be charged with a civil citation, rather than a criminal one. Individuals found in possession of under 10 grams of marijuana will be charged $100 for a first offense, $250 for a second offense, and $500 for any additional off...

Medical Marijuana Opponents Launch Attack Ads in Florida

This week, Floridians may start seeing television ads opposing Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana.  Drug Free Florida is sponsoring the new ads, which cost $1.5 million. The ads argue that Amendment 2 is a cover for illegal marijuana dealing. "Amendment 2 isn't what it seems," an ominous voice tells viewers. "Its caregiver provision gives legal protectio...

Seattle's Second Recreational Marijuana Shop to Open at Noon Tuesday

At noon Tuesday, Seattle gained its second recreational pot shop: Uncle Ike's, 2310 East Union St.  Owned by Seattle resident Ian Eisenberg, the shop is small but has focused primarily on security. From the outside, the shop looks vault-like, and according to Eisenberg it is almost as secure.  He explained, “One entrance, no other points of entry or people can break into...

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Marijuana Falls From The Sky in San Diego

Marijuana Falls From The Sky in San Diego

It’s raining weed in San Diego.  Well, sort of.  Early Monday morning, bundles of marijuana fell from the sky over San Diego as part of an airdrop from a...
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...
Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

On Monday night, the Denver, Co. City Council voted to approve an ordinance that would ban people from using marijuana in a private yard or on a balcony if...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Coming to Santa Monica

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Coming to Santa Monica

The city of Santa Monica, Ca. could see two medical marijuana dispensaries moving in next year. The Zoning Draft Ordinance regarding medical marijuana collectives was released last week. The...
Florida Couple Unknowingly Smuggles Marijuana From Louisiana

Florida Couple Unknowingly Smuggles Marijuana From Louisiana

A Florida couple unknowingly smuggled 11 pounds of marijuana to Louisiana after a strange series of events led them to be in possession of two locked suitcases that contained...
Colorado Dispensaries and Grows Raided Due to Possible Link to Colombian Drug Cartels

Colorado Dispensaries and Grows Raided Due to Possible Link to Colombian Drug Cartels

On Friday, NUGGETRY News reported that federal DEA agents had raided a number of medical marijuana grows and dispensaries near Denver.  Now, multiple sources are claiming the investigation is...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Fails in Maine

Marijuana Legalization Bill Fails in Maine

On Thursday, the Maine State Legislature failed to pass a bill that would have legalized, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and older.  The Legislative Council...
Feds Raid Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Grows

Feds Raid Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Grows

Following a recent lull in raids and seizures, federal DEA and IRS agents raided over a dozen marijuana facilities in Denver, Co. and the surrounding areas Thursday morning.  According...
82% of Floridians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

82% of Floridians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted by the Quinnipiac Polling Institute has found that 82% of Floridians support legalizing medical marijuana for individuals suffering from the symptoms of debilitating diseases. Independents...
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...