Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults are also able to grow up to four marijuana plants per residence out of public view. The process for licensing and allowing large scale marijuana growers and retailers will not begin until early 2016. In the mea...

Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but on Saturday the state Legislature passed a measure that makes several changes to the state's recreational marijuana law. House Bill 2136 passed the Senate on a bipartisan 36-7 vote and now heads to the governor's desk. The House passed the measure Friday on a 59-38 vote. An amendment that passed Friday in the Hous...

$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

Last week, Sheriffs seized over $26.5 million worth of marijuana plants in Humboldt County, CA, an area known for housing many of the state's largest marijuana growing operations. The search warrants were for 7 commercial marijuana growing operations located in 40 separate greenhouses throughout the county. During the raids, police seized 23,211 marijuana plants, 4,394 po...

Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has ranked the over 20 potential candidates for President by how friendly they are to the cannabis community. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky received the highest grade of A-.  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Senator Rick Santorum ranked the least cannabis friendly of the candidates. MPP explained that Paul received the A- ranking bec...

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon
Washington Legislature Passes Recreation...
$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Hum...
Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul...
Oklahoma to Allow Clinical Trials  of High-CBD Marijuana Oil

Oklahoma to Allow Clinical Trials of High-CBD Marijuana Oil

On Thursday, Oklahoma took a small step toward helping patients who could benefit from using medical marijuana. Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that would allow medical trials of...
57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted for Regulate Rhode Island by Public Policy polling has found that 57% of Rhode Island voters support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. In the poll,...
Medical Marijuana Growers Can Apply for Contracts in New York

Medical Marijuana Growers Can Apply for Contracts in New York

The New York State Department of Public Health announced Monday that it has begun accepting applications for businesses interested in becoming registered marijuana growers and dispensers throughout the state....
College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

Two University of Akron biomedical engineering graduate students have developed a device that is meant to test for THC in motorists’ saliva. The device, developed by Mariam Crow and...
Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

On Thursday, the Illinois House approved a measure that would decriminalize possession of 15 grams of less of marijuana by people 18 and older. The measure would make low-level...
Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado’s constitution requires new taxes to be refunded when overall tax collections exceed growth limits on a one-year basis. Under the refund requirement, the state owes residents almost $58...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made...
Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new CBS poll has found that 53% of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana. This marks the highest amount of support for recreational marijuana legalization that a CBS poll...
The History of 4/20

The History of 4/20

This article, written by Tokeahontas, was originally published in the 4/20 edition of NUGGETRY Magazine. It’s April, which means that it’s time to celebrate marijuana enthusiasts’ favorite holiday of...