Stories tagged: legalized pot
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Pot fans observe 420 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike
From Capitol Hill to Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Cannabis industry expected to maintain growth despite Trump
America’s cannabis industry will continue growing at double-digit rates over the next four years – even with ambiguity emanating from the White House – as the drug gains in popularity, …
Sat., June 27, 2015
State House approves taxes on medical marijuana
OLYMPIA – Medical marijuana patients would pay many of the same taxes as recreational pot users under a bill approved Friday by the House. On a 59-38 vote, the House …
Sun., June 22, 2014
Uncertainty surrounds marijuana ‘Green Rush’
As Sam Calvert prepares to open one of the state’s first legal marijuana stores next month, he sometimes thinks of a historic parallel from a previous century. Washington may be …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Marijuana rules get OK from liquor board
OLYMPIA – Potential growers, processors and vendors of marijuana will be able to apply for state licenses in one month. On Wednesday, the agency in charge of setting up Washington’s …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013
State trying to finalize marijuana laws
OLYMPIA – Washington’s proposed rules for growing and selling recreational marijuana will conflict with federal drug laws and state environmental laws, critics said Wednesday. Taxes will make the end product …
Tue., July 2, 2013
State announces marijuana surveys
OLYMPIA – Attention marijuana users and growers: The state would like a few minutes of your time to answer a few questions. Confidentially, of course.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2013
Pot leaving Washington is federal concern
OLYMPIA – State officials are trying to convince the federal government they can keep legally grown pot from making its way over the border to Oregon, Idaho or other states …