Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

On Monday, Philadelphia became the largest city in the United States to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  The legislation was approved by Mayor Nutter two weeks ago. Anyone caught with up to one ounce of marijuana will now be subject to a $25 fine.  People found consuming marijuana will receive a $100 fine.  Public consumption of marijuana could als...

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on medical marijuana. It is estimated that the 10% tax could bring $1.7 million to $4 million annually to the city.  According to state officials these figures are purposefully conservative. Now, a final vot...

Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new University of Delaware poll found that 56% of Delaware voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana. 73% of liberals supported marijuana legalization, while 39.2% of conservatives supported legalizing marijuana.  68% of people younger than 30 approve of legalization, while only 36.9% of people age 60 or older support it.  A majority of voters in all 3 co...

Governor-Turned-Marijuana Businessman Claims Marijuana Can Cure Ebola

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson, who now owns Cannabis Sativa, made claims on Fox Business Network Monday that marijuana can cure Ebola. During the interview he said, "We actually believe we have efficacy with regard to treating Ebola." The anchor stopped him and asked for clarification.  Stuart Varney said, "You want to mak...

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UK Police Find $1 Million of Marijuana in Nuclear Bunker

UK Police Find $1 Million of Marijuana in Nuclear Bunker

On Wednesday morning, UK police made a huge raid at a large, well-equipped marijuana growing operation in the Drakelow Tunnels, which were used as a nuclear bunker for government...
Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a plan that would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations would be allowed to open once the new bill goes...
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...