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...

New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York State Senator Liz Krueger plans to reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session, which begins in January.  On Sunday Krueger revealed, "I will push for taxation and regulation of marijuana. I continue to work with experts around the country and to evaluate laws and regulations being put into place now." The bill would re...

Washington DC Selects Marijuana Legalization Campaign Slogans

The DC Cannabis Campaign has selected three slogans to support their push for legalizing marijuana in Washington DC with Initiative 71.  The group kept it simple, with their primary slogan being "Legalize."  The other slogans they selected are "Vote to refocus police priorities" and "Legalization ends discrimination." The new slogans will appear on campaign signs that will...

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US Coast Guard Recovers 900 Pounds of Marijuana Off Coast of Haiti

US Coast Guard Recovers 900 Pounds of Marijuana Off Coast of Haiti

The US Coast Guard intercepted a go-fast boat near Haiti that was carrying over 900 pounds of marijuana, valued at $800,000. The boat was discovered off of Haiti on...
Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Three of Canada’s doctor groups, which represent 80,000 physicians, have refused to support an anti-marijuana campaign proposed by the federal government. The groups are the College of Family Physicians...
Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

The Oregon Health Authority has released its medical marijuana dispensary inspection reports.  Since May, the OHA has inspected 58 medical marijuana dispensaries and found a wide range of violations,...
Oklahoma Governor Calls on Lawmakers to Allow Marijuana Oil for Epilepsy

Oklahoma Governor Calls on Lawmakers to Allow Marijuana Oil for Epilepsy

On Wednesday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin called on lawmakers to allow trials to see the effects of high-CBD marijuana tinctures on children with severe forms of epilepsy. High-CBD tinctures...
Medical Marijuana Applications Available in Illinois

Medical Marijuana Applications Available in Illinois

Illinois has now posted application forms for people wishing to take part in the state’s newly approved medical marijuana program as patients, caregivers, growers, and dispensary owners.  While the...
Seattle City Attorney Calls For People to Fight One Officer’s “Improper” Marijuana Citations

Seattle City Attorney Calls For People to Fight One Officer’s “Improper” Marijuana Citations

NUGGETRY News recently reported that so far this year, 80% of Seattle’s marijuana citations have been issued by one officer.  Now, Seattle City Attorney Peter Holmes is encouraging anyone...
CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Support Marijuana Legalization

CA Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Support Marijuana Legalization

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has said he will support a marijuana legalization measure in 2016 to allow recreational marijuana use. During a Marin County Bar Association luncheon last...
New Data Shows Underage Marijuana Use and Traffic Fatalities in CO Have Dropped Since Marijuana Was Legalized

New Data Shows Underage Marijuana Use and Traffic Fatalities in CO Have Dropped Since Marijuana Was Legalized

New Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) data shows that marijuana use among teens and traffic fatalities have dropped in the state, despite the legalization of marijuana...
Washington Sells $3.8 Million Worth of Marijuana in First Month of Program

Washington Sells $3.8 Million Worth of Marijuana in First Month of Program

On Friday, Washington state revealed that the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales generated almost $3.8 million in revenue.  Based on these numbers, the state expects to bring...
Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

The Florida Medical Association, Florida’s largest physicians organization, has announced their opposition to an initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida.  The group does not necessarily oppose all...