Connecticut's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut's first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have marijuana to provide for patients for about a month. Shop owners decided to open before the pot was ready in order to give patients the opportunity to meet staff and growers as wel...

Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

An initiative to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in Santa Fe, New Mexico has received enough signatures of support to appear on the November ballot.  This marks the first time Santa Fe voters will have the opportunity to vote on marijuana reform. The initiative, called the "Reducing Marijuana Penalties Campaign", submitted almost 11,000 signatures to the City C...

Jackie Chan's Son Could Face Execution in China For Marijuana Possession

Chinese actor and singer Jaycee CHan, son of action-actor Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing for marijuana consumption and possession.  Chan was arrested and tested positive for marijuana consumption.  100 grams of marijuana were found in Chan's home. His arrest is China's largest-scale drug bust in recent history.  China's strict marijuana laws make it so Chan cou...

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Ramping Up With $2.3 Million in Ads

The Yes on 91 Campaign, which aims to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon, announced that they have purchased $2.3 million worth of TV ad spots, which they claim is the largest ad buy for a 2014 campaign measure so far. Campaign director Liz Kaufman stated, "This is the largest ad buy made by any marijuana regulation campaign in Oregon history.  The campaign w...

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NCAA Changes Marijuana Testing Limits

NCAA Changes Marijuana Testing Limits

Starting August 1st, the NCAA will begin using stricter regulations when testing college athletes for marijuana.  On Friday, the organization’s Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports...
Hundreds Attend Seattle I-502 Meeting

Hundreds Attend Seattle I-502 Meeting

Last night, hundreds of people packed into Seattle’s City Hall to attend the state Liquor Control Board’s public meeting regarding the implementation of I-502 to legalize marijuana. The LCB...
Oklahoma State Senator Makes Medical Marijuana Proposals

Oklahoma State Senator Makes Medical Marijuana Proposals

Oklahoma State Senator Constance Johnson is proposing two bills that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The first bill would legalize medical marijuana for people with certain debilitating...
New Jersey Medical Marijuana Case Goes to Appelate Court

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Case Goes to Appelate Court

Yesterday, NUGGETRY News reported that arguments were set to be heard in a New Jersey lawsuit that alleged the state was purposely stalling the implementation of its medical marijuana...
Seven Tons of Marijuana Seized at Arizona Border

Seven Tons of Marijuana Seized at Arizona Border

On Wednesday, US Border Patrol officials announced that earlier this month they conducted what they believe to be the largest seizure of marijuana ever at an Arizona-Mexico border crossing. ...
Lawsuit Aims to Make Medical Marijuana More Accessible in New Jersey

Lawsuit Aims to Make Medical Marijuana More Accessible in New Jersey

New Jersey’s medical marijuana law was put into place three years ago, but so far only one dispensary has opened its doors.  Additionally, only 190 doctors have been approved...
New DEA Report Says Marijuana Legalization Encourages Drug Use

New DEA Report Says Marijuana Legalization Encourages Drug Use

The Drug Enforcement Administration has released a 100 page financial audit that details the agency’s spending in 2012 and goals for 2013. In the section about the challenges that...
Washington Governor Optimistic After Marijuana Meeting with US Attorney General

Washington Governor Optimistic After Marijuana Meeting with US Attorney General

On Tuesday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee met in Washington DC with US Attorney General Eric Holder regarding the state’s developing legal marijuana program. Inslee has said that the...
South Dakota Considers Allowing Medical Marijuana Necessity Defense

South Dakota Considers Allowing Medical Marijuana Necessity Defense

Two South Dakota lawmakers are pushing to allow anyone arrested with under two ounces of marijuana to use medical necessity as a defense in court.  The bill would not...
Suspects Stashes Marijuana in Hardee’s Bags

Suspects Stashes Marijuana in Hardee’s Bags

Talk about the munchies.  A Columbus, GA man was arrested on Tuesday morning for possession of marijuana after police discovered marijuana stashed in Hardee’s fast food bags in his...