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The First marijuana derived drug is on the verge of approval

At 3 months old, Marissa Parsons began having frequent seizures, some lasting a half-hour. For almost two decades, her desperate parents tried drug after drug to treat her rare type…

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New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement

ALBANY — New York moved a significant step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana, as a study commissioned by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will recommend that the state allow adults to…

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Republican Controlled Congress Aims to Protect Medical Marijuana Businesses

Few industries are creating a buzz with investors quite like legal cannabis. According to research firm ArcView, the North American legal weed industry grew sales by 33% in 2017, to…

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Thank you, Jeff Sessions, for inadvertently kickstarting Congress’ effort to legalize marijuana

Good job, Jeff Sessions! It seems the attorney general’s misguided attempts to revive the unpopular and unjust federal war on marijuana may be having the exact opposite effect — prompting…

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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…

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Michigan: Marijuana legalization heads to ballot after legislature declines to take it up

LANSING, MI – Lansing lawmakers did not approve the marijuana legalization ballot initiative by a Tuesday deadline, instead sending the issue to the ballot for voters to decide on. “There’s…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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California Measures Taxing Medical Marijuana Win Big At Ballot Box

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Californians are eager to tax medical marijuana, but they want limits on who can grow it and sell it. That was the message from Tuesday’s…

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Medical marijuana not snuffed out yet in Florida

The day after Amendment 2 failed, supporters of medical marijuana began preparing for rounds two and three: Business groups and sympathetic lawmakers plan to push new laws next spring, and…

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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…

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Got Bud? High Times 2012 Medical Cannabis Cup Lacking in Green, Big on Dabs

Story and Photos by Sharon Letts Along Point Richmond’s waterfront, doors down from stoney Emeryville and Berkeley, sits the historic Craneway Pavilion – former home to a Ford manufacturing plant…

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Driving Under The Influence

  If there is no legal limit for THC, how are people still being prosecuted for California DUI marijuana? I hope most would agree that when under the influence of…

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Issue 31 of NUG Magazine hits the streets!

Hello and welcome to the three-year anniversary issue of NUG Magazine! When we started in 2009, we never expected this publication and brand to take off the way that it…

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An Adventure at Cali Roots Festival

Memorial Day weekend came and went in the U.S. of A, and while many (if not all) of us were remembering those brave souls who helped freedom circulate, Californians, as…

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Rock the Bells 2012 Festival Series

Boost Mobile in association with Guerilla Union presents ROCK THE BELLS 2012 FESTIVAL SERIES Powered by BlackBerry   Just Added: Big Sean, Curren$y, MOP, Sean Price, Action Bronson   Announced…

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MARY JANE: THE MUSICAL ILLUMINATES THE EMERALD TRIANGLE JUNE 21 JULY 8 AT THE MAD RIVER FESTIVAL

“This Bud’s for You” takes on new meaning in Humboldt… Dell’Arte International presents, “Mary Jane: The Musical,” returning to its Festival stage June 21 through July 8,  with four new…

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SYNRGY TO PLAY BELLY UP

The Ashland based reggae band Synrgy will be returning to San Diego on Saturday, June 23rdto play at The Belly Up Tavern. Described as high energy roots reggae, woven with…

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