Stories tagged: marijuana
Thu., June 30, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Washington’s new medical marijuana laws take effect Friday, meaning medical dispensaries will close and many recreational stores will expand into that market.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Canada launched a task force Thursday to study the regulation of recreational marijuana ahead of a legalization measure the government plans to send to parliament in the Spring of 2017.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Miami-Dade police detectives raiding the home of a suspected marijuana trafficker unearthed an estimated $24 million in cash – mostly in bundles of $100 bills in heat-sealed bags stuffed in …
Fri., June 24, 2016
The CDC survey serves as a reminder that today’s youngsters do not necessarily embrace the coarsening that is evident in popular culture.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
Across the country, pot legalization advocates worry that a Donald Trump victory on Nov. 8 could mean trouble for legalized recreational pot in Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Alaska and the District …
Fri., June 17, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Men and women in business suits mixed with hippies sporting blazers printed with marijuana leaves Friday during the last day of the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Microsoft is partnering with a startup that makes software for the booming legal cannabis industry.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
After months of public hearings with pot growers, lawmen, public health officials and others, an Oregon commission is racing to finalize recreational marijuana regulations and issue licenses to hundreds of …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Police have confirmed a break-in at the marijuana store Royal’s Cannabis at 7115 N. Division Street early Thursday morning but are releasing few details.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
A marijuana producer and processor in the 1800 block of North Langley has been robbed twice since March and police are looking for help in identifying the suspects.
Fri., May 27, 2016
Promised revenue for research and prevention was siphoned off by legislative budget writers.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Law enforcement officers say two male suspects cut a hole in the roof of a building housing a medical marijuana dispensary and stole about $12,000 worth of marijuana plants.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
The grand opening of Pullman’s newest pot shop wasn’t so grand last week when the two-day-old retailer was caught in a sting operation allegedly selling marijuana to a minor.
Mon., May 16, 2016, noon
Dear Dr. Zorba: I enjoy your radio show. I’m a 56-year motorcycle guy. I had an accident when I was much much younger, and the result has been years of …
Mon., May 16, 2016
Pot-related fatal crashes in Washington spiked upward after marijuana was voted legal in the fall of 2012
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Sen. Michael Baumgartner headed a meeting of local and state legislators Thursday discussing the potential to ban sales of marijuana where strong alcoholic drinks are already outlawed. But it’s unlikely …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Southwest Idaho authorities have issued a warning after reporting that a man consumed marijuana laced with a chemical and suffered irreversible damage.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 7:31 a.m.
The family of three boys filed a lawsuit against two recreational marijuana businesses after a shooting that left their mother dead and their father charged with murder.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:28 a.m.
Recreational marijuana users will be able to purchase more than just flowers next month.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative said Wednesday they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the November ballot in California.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
An expanded limit on marijuana advertising awaits the governor’s signature in Colorado. A bill saying that medical marijuana can’t be advertised to people under 21 passed the Senate 24-11 on …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs has broken ground on a new marijuana-growing facility that is set to be Oregon’s first tribal-owned marijuana grow operation.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
New marijuana businesses won’t be getting the go-ahead here for at least another four months.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 7:41 a.m.
The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at some of the crime scenes, including a grow-house sheltering …
Sun., April 24, 2016
Just the fact that bars need bouncers should raise this question: Why place them outside the
Fri., April 22, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will ask Congress to raise the limit on decriminalized marijuana for personal use to 28 grams, or about one ounce. Mexico had previously …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Thousands sent up a cheer and a collective plume of marijuana smoke at the stroke of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
Police and federal agents arrested more than 40 people and seized piles of pot plants and elaborate growing equipment Thursday during raids of homes and warehouses throughout the Denver area, …