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Cannabis in Washington

In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the plants at Michael Monarch's marijuana grow, about 100 plants in all, flourish under breathtaking vistas of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains near Ashland, Ore. Officials in Josephine County, Oregon, who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana growing, are suing the state in federal court, asserting that while pot is legal in Oregon it remains illegal under federal law, which has supremacy. (Beth Nakamura / Oregonian)

Marijuana dispute pits county against state of Oregon

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 4:29 p.m.

Officials in an Oregon county who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana production sued the state in federal court, asserting state laws that made pot legal are pre-empted by federal law that criminalize it.
Some people say that marijuana can enhance one's state of enjoying music, but new users sometimes wonder which type goes best.  (Istockphoto)

What marijuana goes best with your music?

One of the great things about the Spokane area is that, along with a wide variety of marijuana strains, we have a large selection of choices for live music.

Treasure Map (Ivanmateev Ivanmateev / Istockphoto)

Does 420 Still Matter?

For at least four decades, ‘420’ has been a secret-not-so secret code for anything or everything cannabis.
FILE – One of David Taylor's marijuana plants are seen at his growing facilities on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Marijuana odor rules prompt clash between Clean Air board members Stuckart, French

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 8:49 a.m.

Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart said he’s joined the agency overseeing the region’s air pollution in direct response to new regulations and fees for marijuana business owners. Spokane County Commissioner Al French said the board’s actions aren’t partisan or designed to destroy the nascent industry.