2014 — another year has come and gone. Although we are saying goodbye to 2014, it has left us with a lot of memories. Some good, some bad, but all noteworthy in their own right. Here is a list of some of TheNug's favorite marijuana moments of 2014. This list is in no particular order of importance, other than the importance that all these stories and events made the list.
Grandma's Get High
This one speaks for itself. No need for an in-depth description here.
States Go Recreational, Sales Soar
For the first time ever, recreational marijuana has become a reality. Five states have become fully recreational, with Colorado leading the way. This marijuana v. society experement seems to be a complete sucess.
Marijuana Drone Delivery
Whether it's a load of B.S. or not, the fact is drones get headlines.
And you thought Reefer Madness was over...
As if we didn't have enough to worry about already, but we all knew it was coming. Introducing: The Pot Breathalyzer.
Philly and NY Decriminalize Marijuana
Philly and NY cops will now write you a ticket for marijuana possession instead of choking you out and throwing your ass in jail. Thank you!
Las Vegas: The New Amsterdam?
Hey, Nevada went medical in 2014. And all estimates are the state is very likely to go recreational in 2016. Will it become the Amsterdam of the west?
Concentrates Win! California Courts Agree
The California courts have spoken: marijuana concentrates do have medicinal value.
Marijuana Postal Scandal
Ever send a "special" package to a friend and it never arrived? These guys probably took your shit.
F**K It I Quit!
Charlo Greene had a big year. I see a future in politics. Hmm, Greene in 2016? Has a nice ring to it.
Science Discovers CBD
CBD saves lives! Don't believe me, click the links below and you will be schooled!
Ebola Has A Big Year...
Ebola had such a big year that the domain name was bought for over 200K. Oh and by the way, marijuana has been touted as a treatment or even perhaps a cure for the deadly virus.
Police Wear F**K The Growers T-Shirts
In a not-so-classy move that Ron Burgandy would surely frown upon, San Diego cops wore "Fuck the Growers" t-shirts while on duty.
Big Year For Edibles
Marijuana edibles have been around since the discovery of cannabis. However this has been an up-and-down year for the medicated foods industry. First they tried to pack as much THC as possible into an edible. The numbers were mind boggling. Then came a few hoaxes in which marijuana edibles were being linked to deaths. Many edible companies were called out for false advertising. Testing revealed that often there is little to no THC at all in their cannabis snacks.
Pot For Pets
Cannabis can be helpful for pets as well as people... Tell me something I don't know.
Pot For Vets
Operation Grow4Vets gives free marijuana and marijuana products to military vetrans.
Cash Seizures Way Up
Cash seizures are waaaaaay up this year. The authorities can't take your pot anymore, so they will just help themselves to your cash instead. And the burdon of proof is on you.
Maureen Dowd Has Bad Trip
NYT columnist Maureen Dowd ate some marijuana edibles and did not have a good time. Don't worry though, the "patron saint of pot" Willie Nelson gave her some advice.
'Vape' Is Word Of The Year
Oxford Dictionaries honors 'Vape' as the word of the year.
First Ever Marijuana Auction Held
A Washington State grower held the first of its kind Pot Auction. A sizeable donation by the grower was turned down by both the local school district and the Boys and Girls Club.