Florida judge lifts stay on smokable medical marijuana
Jun05

Florida judge lifts stay on smokable medical marijuana

Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana are one step closer to being able to smoke it. Leon County circuit court Judge Karen Gievers on Tuesday lifted a stay on her May 25 ruling that the Florida Legislature’s provision banning smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional. The state’s Department of Health had filed an appeal of Gievers’ ruling, which automatically put it on hold. Attorney John Morgan and two...

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Gas Pipe owners charged in federal court with selling synthetic marijuana
May14

Gas Pipe owners charged in federal court with selling synthetic marijuana

                The father and daughter who ran The Gas Pipe head shop chain have been charged with conspiracy to sell synthetic marijuana. Gerald “Jerry” Shults and his daughter, Amy Lynn Herrig, turned themselves in on Wednesday. Last June, federal authorities said they shut down what they called a criminal organization that was manufacturing synthetic...

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Oregon Senate going own way on medical marijuana dispensaries
May14

Oregon Senate going own way on medical marijuana dispensaries

                SALEM — Senate and House Democrats remain at odds over a bill placing new limits on Oregon’s medical marijuana program, and now the Senate will forge ahead alone with its preferred version. Senate President Peter Courtney, a Salem Democrat, created a new Senate-only marijuana committee Wednesday morning. That will allow the legislation — now in the new Senate Bill 964 — to initially bypass the joint House-Senate...

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Major Colorado pot shop chain lays off 45% of its employees
May14

Major Colorado pot shop chain lays off 45% of its employees

                   One of Colorado’s largest chains of marijuana stores on Wednesday laid off 65 employees — or about 45 percent of the company’s total workforce, according to owner Shawn Phillips. The pot layoffs are believed to be the largest in Colorado’s 16-month recreational era. Phillips owns nine cannabis stores in Colorado, all of which are part of the Strainwise-branded network, and he called the cuts “drastic” but...

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Oregon businesses prepare after legalization of marijuana
Nov06

Oregon businesses prepare after legalization of marijuana

OREGON — CNN — It hasn’t even been 24 hours since voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana in Oregon, and already medical marijuana dispensaries are preparing to expand their business. Stacey Kafka spoke to business owners about their plans. Nicholas Landis and his family opened the herbal center back in April. “Every month we’re increasing. It’s a fun business. It’s growing every...

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Nugmag is coming back! (Holiday Issue)
Oct03

Nugmag is coming back! (Holiday Issue)

Hey NugMag readers ,   What a crazy year we have had! I want to be the first to let everyone know we will be printing the Nug Magazine for November – December issue. This is exciting news for anyone who has ever read Nug Magazine or supported us in any way. The magazine will be printed bi-monthly starting January 2014 and will be a free publication, ready to be picked up at various hub locations around San Diego. We plan to...

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