Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

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

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 turned arms maker during World War II, where the infamous “Rosie the Rivetera™”...
July 9th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Be the pest

Be the pest
Ed Rosenthal’s “Marijuana: Pest & Disease Control” (Quick Trading Company) Photos and Story By Sharon Letts “Ganja Guru” Ed Rosenthal has been growing and advocating for the legalization of cannabis for more than 40 years. Under his Quick Trading Company shingle (www.quicktrading.com),...
June 28th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

The Chronisseur 24 of 420

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 cannabis strains this month. As always, he was ready and more than willing to share his opinions with the NUG family. Spoiler...
May 31st, 2012 | Featured | Read More

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 was dropped! Immediately following the decision the DA attempted to refile the two charges against Padilla and...
May 23rd, 2012 | News | Read More

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

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 over the Richmond Bridge from San Francisco. Ganesha watches over Deep Green 2012 at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California. Joining...
April 27th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Eat Your Medicine! “The Cannabis Gourmet Cookbook”

Eat Your Medicine! “The Cannabis Gourmet Cookbook”
Story and Photos By Sharon Letts Additional Comments By Humboldt Chef Lauren Sarabia What’s the difference between a traditional cookbook and a Cannabis cookbook? Dosage and a “Legal Heads Up” are two obvious distinctions. In fact, dosages in Cannabis as medicine is a deal-breaker for...
April 20th, 2012 | Cooking, Featured | Read More

Profit Is Allowed Under California Law

Profit Is Allowed Under California Law
In a Recent Letter, the Originator of SB 420 Clarifies that Medical Cannabis Providers Can Make a Profit. There is a widely held miss-perception that businesses in the California medical cannabis industry are prohibited from making a profit.  In reality, no California law prohibits cannabis-related...
March 1st, 2012 | Activism, Featured | Read More

The Marijuana Show

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 elephant in the room,” said co-organizer Alice Krause of the Humboldt...
February 28th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

The Chronisseur 23 of 420

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 tests each one and passes on his expert opinion to NUG readers. Because of recent politically motivated and...
February 17th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Candelight Vigil to Commemerate the Death of the Compassionate Use Act in San Diego!

Candelight Vigil to Commemerate the Death of the Compassionate Use Act in San Diego!
Source: Patient Care Association of California (PCA) When: Wednesday, February 15th  at 4:20pm Where: In Front of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, San Diego Civic Center Plaza, 1200 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92100 RSVP:http://www.facebook.com/events/290168584371983/ , http://www.citizens4patientrights.org As...
February 10th, 2012 | Activism, Featured, News | Read More

Happy New Year from NUG!

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 downturn. But as I always say, “2 steps forward and 1 step back is still 1 step forward!” When I think back over the...
January 4th, 2012 | Featured, News | Read More

NugLife Living

NugLife Living
By: Medicinal Michael Boris Ho! Ho! Ho! Medicinal Mike here, commenting on another month of living the NugLife. Merry Chriskwanzakkah, everybody!  We are so blessed to be a part of the NUG family. The NugLife Radio Show is celebrating its one year anniversary and, looking back, it has been the best...
December 28th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

The Chronisseur 21 of 420

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 by San Diego’s finest. Out of 11 total strains, Purple Kush, Tokyo OG, and J-1 came in on top at first, second, and third...
December 16th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

A conference of peacemakers in the world war on drugs

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 ongoing “war on drugs.” The bi-annual gathering of peacemakers in this war came together for three days...
December 8th, 2011 | Activism, Featured | Read More

The Chronisseur 20 of 420

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 down with The Chronisseur to exercise the one right that we can always count on: Free Speech. But little did I know that the very next day,...
November 10th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Thanksgiving Cooking with Canna Chef Kim

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 and has officially been an annual tradition in our country since 1863, when during the Civil War, President Abraham...
November 9th, 2011 | Cooking, Featured | Read More

Legal-Federal Crackdown

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 this extreme escalation of the War on Drugs; many of us have yet to catch our breath. Regardless of one’s view of medical...
November 4th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

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 they go each and every day; but can you imagine dealing with all of that and having to endure a cancer diagnosis...
November 2nd, 2011 | Misc | Read More

November 2011 NUG Magazine

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 just as much information and articles as usual, but some of our usual features will now be online only here at www.nugmag.com, so make...
November 2nd, 2011 | Featured, News | Read More

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

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 shut down all of the collectives in San Diego by year’s end. After...
October 25th, 2011 | Featured | Read More
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