marijuana

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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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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The Chronisseur 24 of 420

By: Pamela Jayne Photos: Phil Calvin for SCR Photos Back by popular demand, The Chronisseur is making up for lost time by reviewing seven of San Diego’s finest medical grade…

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Breaking News: Padilla Case Dropped!

NUG has just received word that the ongoing case against legitimate patient and caregiver Dexter Padilla of Therapeutic Healing in San Diego had a deadlocked jury and the Padilla’s case…

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Deep Green Fest II: Educating, Enlightening and Inspiring Green Goodness

Photos and Story by Sharon Letts Richmond, CA – Deep Green Fest II was held the day after 4-20 in the picturesque locale of the historic Craneway Pavilion, located just…

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The Marijuana Show

Kinetic Weed in Humboldt BowlofSourD: "Bowl 'o Sour D" Sour Diesel is a Humboldt favorite, trimmed fluffy for personal use (indoor, organic). Eureka – “’The Marijuana Show’ will embrace the…

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The Chronisseur 23 of 420

You guys know the drill by now. We provide our intensely trained and heavily experienced in-house strain reviewer, The Chronisseur, with samples from around the county. He carefully examines and…

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Happy New Year from NUG!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks for picking up another issue of NUG Magazine. 2011 was an up and down rollercoaster ride in the cannabis community and, unfortunately, ended on quite a…

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The Chronisseur 21 of 420

This month’s samples are courtesy of the The Halloweed Gathering, an exclusive event that was held just before Halloween, where the cream of the crop was put to the test…

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A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs

By Dion Markgraaff The 2011 International Drug Policy Reform Conference held in downtown Los Angles this past November was the biggest and best meeting of freedom fighters in this epic…

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The Chronisseur 20 of 420

As a dark cloud of injustice shrouded our fine city, and our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness were being spat upon by our government, I sat…

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Thanksgiving Cooking with Canna Chef Kim

Written by Canna Chef Kim ~ The REAL Mother Earth Co-op ♥ Proudly serving San Diego MMJ patients since 2005 Thanksgiving is traditionally observed on the fourth Thursday in November…

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Legal-Federal Crackdown

Within the past four weeks, the medical marijuana industry has come under severe attack by the federal government. It’s clear that we got the wind knocked out of us with…

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Patient Profile: Carrie


By: Pamela Jayne Working mothers are under a tremendous amount of pressure balancing the needs of their children, a job, and other family responsibilities. We all know the extraordinary lengths…

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November 2011 NUG Magazine

Welcome to another issue of NUG Magazine. Obviously by now, you have realized that our page count has dropped this month. Not to worry, we will still be bringing you…

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City & Federal Governments’ Latest Attempt to Shut Down Dispensaries Met with Protest

Article & Photos By Esther Rubio-Sheffrey SAN DIEGO – Approximately 200 medicinal marijuana advocates, patients, collective employees, young and old alike, gathered Tuesday afternoon to protest the latest attempt to…

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Hemp Beach TV

By George Alberts Telecommunications have come a long way since the development of the television in the 1920s. Over the decades, it has become an integral part of our lives…

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The Importance of Music in the Cannabis Movement and Why We Feel the Need to Explain…


By: M.J. Smith So, we have received a few comments recently that we are wasting our voices, time, and efforts by covering music in NUG Magazine. Apparently, some people do…

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Patient Care Association of California Rally/March!

We, the Patient Care Association of California, would like to announce a rally/march in opposition to recent actions by the US Attorney Laura Duffy and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith on…

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The Chronisseur 19 of 420

By: Pamela Jayne | Photos By: Phil Calvin for SCR Photo Hopper’s workload was a little heavier this month as we had five strains for him to sample. I thought…

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