10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

A new survey conducted by Mashable shows that 9.74% of Americans smoke marijuana before heading to work. Of those who smoke marijuana before going to work, only 20% obtain it legally.  The other 80% buy it off the black market. Additionally 28% of those surveyed said that they use prescription drugs before work, but only 7% did so for recreational reasons.  95% of those us...

65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post/NBC News/Marist shows that 65% of Washington DC voters support Initiative 71, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol. “D.C. voters want to take marijuana completely out the criminal justice system and refocus police priorities,” said Dr. Malik Burnett, D.C. Policy Manager for the Drug Policy Alliance. “Voter...

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

On Tuesday, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 to delete a proposed change to the state's rule for medical marijuana caregivers that would have limited caregivers to only growing marijuana on behalf of 10 patients. Currently, Colorado allows caregivers to have 5 patients.  Caregivers may apply for waivers so that caregivers may provide medical marijuana to more patients...

Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project, a marijuana advocacy group which aided in the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, has launched a campaign in Denver, Colorado encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The campaign, primarily aimed at tourists, highlights aspects of legal recreational marijuana use that could get inexperienced users into trouble, ei...

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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...
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...
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...
Google Earth Used to Uncover Illegal Marijuana Grow

Google Earth Used to Uncover Illegal Marijuana Grow

US police are now using Google Earth as a resource to uncover illegal marijuana grows throughout the country.  Most recently, Oregon authorities discovered what appeared to be an illegal...
New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Favor Marijuana Legalization

New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Favor Marijuana Legalization

A new Gallup poll found that a clear majority of Americans– 58 percent– support the legalization of recreational marijuana.  This shows a 10 percent increase in support for marijuana...