Arizona Court Rules Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Give DUI Immunity

On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state's medical marijuana law does not give patients immunity from prosecution if they are pulled over and charged with a DUI. The appeals hearing stemmed from a 2011 case wherein a medical marijuana patient, Travis Lance Darrah, was charged with 2 counts of DUI because he was driving in an impaired manner and had marij...

Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

The city of Seattle has sent letters to 330 medical marijuana collectives, warning them against "major marijuana activity" without a license. Seattle requires medical marijuana businesses growing more than 45 plants of having stock of more than 72 ounces obtain a license from the state.  However, there is no such license for medical marijuana business owners to obtain.Â...

US Attorney General Eric Holder "Cautiously Optimistic" About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is "cautiously optimistic" about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained "We don't want to put into the federal system low level people who are simply there for possessory offenses." Holder was integral to establishing eight priority areas that the Justice Department ...

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work to develop Colorado's new marijuana regulations, the edible ban comes from a fear of children being enticed by edibles' packaging or adults accidentally taking the wrong dosage. Gover...

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Oakland Makes New Attempt to Save Harborside Health Center

Oakland Makes New Attempt to Save Harborside Health Center

Two weeks ago, the city of Oakland’s lawsuit that challenged the federal government’s right to shut down Harborside Health Center was thrown out by a US magistrate judge.  This...
Amendment 64 Task Force Makes Recommendations for Colorado’s Marijuana Program

Amendment 64 Task Force Makes Recommendations for Colorado’s Marijuana Program

Time is up for Colorado’s Amendment 64 Task Force, which set out to make a set of recommendations as to how the state’s legal marijuana program should run.  They...
Woman Sues FedEx For Wrongly Delivering Marijuana to Her Home

Woman Sues FedEx For Wrongly Delivering Marijuana to Her Home

Maryangela Tobin of Plymouth Ma., has filed a lawsuit against FedEx for delivering marijuana to her home and violating their privacy laws. The company delivered 7 pounds of marijuana...
NFL Player J’Marcus Webb Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Charges Dropped

NFL Player J’Marcus Webb Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Charges Dropped

Chicago Bears offensive tackle J’Marcus Webb was arrested this weekend in Pulaski County, IL after police discovered marijuana in his vehicle. The NFL player was pulled over for speeding. ...
Anti-Marijuana Groups Protest in Ohio

Anti-Marijuana Groups Protest in Ohio

Last year, two separate medical marijuana issues were approved by the Ohio Ballot Board.  Supporters of the Ohio Medical Cannabis Amendment of 2012 and the Ohio Alternative Treatment Amendment...
Attorney General Eric Holder Says Verdict on Legal Marijuana Coming ‘Soon’

Attorney General Eric Holder Says Verdict on Legal Marijuana Coming ‘Soon’

At the National Association of Attorney General annual conference on Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder told Washington and Colorado state attorneys general that an answer on how the Justice...
Fighter Matthew Riddle Cut From UFC After Testing Positive for Marijuana a Second Time

Fighter Matthew Riddle Cut From UFC After Testing Positive for Marijuana a Second Time

Last November, NUGGETRY News reported that Matt Riddle had been calling for changes to the UFC’s drug policies after he had a win overturned after a failed test for...
Record Number of Californians Support Legalizing Marijuana

Record Number of Californians Support Legalizing Marijuana

A Field Poll released Wednesday shows that a record number of Californians are in support of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, similar to Colorado’s Amendment 64 and Washington’s Initiative...
Medical Marijuana Bill Killed in Oklahoma Senate

Medical Marijuana Bill Killed in Oklahoma Senate

On Monday, Oklahoma’s Senate Health and Human Services committee voted 6-2 against a measure that would have legalized medical marijuana.  It was a party-line vote, with Democrats in favor...
Idaho Senate Kills One Anti-Marijuana Resolution, Passes Another

Idaho Senate Kills One Anti-Marijuana Resolution, Passes Another

Last week, NUGGETRY News reported that Idaho legislators had proposed two anti-marijuana measures.  On Monday, one of those measures was killed in the Senate and the other was passed....