Stories tagged: marijuana
Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Many of us have faced a familiar temptation. Following a spirited night of drinking, we can’t sleep. So we look in the medicine cabinet for something to help us nod …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
U.S. authorities have arrested a Seattle woman and conducted raids in an investigation into what they say is an international criminal operation tied to China.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
The black market for marijuana is thriving in Oregon and an oversupply of weed from growers is flowing to more than two dozen states where pot remains illegal, a top …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet – …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Applications for state licenses to grow hemp – marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin – have increased more than twentyfold since 2015, and Oregon now ranks No. 2 behind Colorado among the 19 …
Tue., May 8, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. A small but increasing …
Sun., April 29, 2018
Once again, efforts to make medical marijuana legal in Idaho have collapsed.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
No matter how well a cannabis farmer or retailer goes by the book and follows every regulation, not everyone wants their legally-earned money.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
It’s a classic story of local boy(s) making good, but in the age of legal cannabis.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
In the pre-legal days, the better cannabis sellers were all about customer service.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Paint and sip classes have been a popular social activity in the Spokane area for several years.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes filed a motion Friday asking the Seattle Municipal Court to vacate all convictions and dismiss all charges for misdemeanor marijuana possession that were prosecuted in …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Jon Davis is “hotboxing” rats for a purpose: to figure out why people who smoke marijuana experience hunger. The research, which Davis hopes to publish soon, is just part of …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
WSU halts research into marijuana breath test in fear of Trump administration reversal on pot enforcement
Washington State University researchers are halting their development of a marijuana breathalyzer for fear of backlash from the federal government.
Tue., April 24, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
Washington state has been a leader in legalizing the use of marijuana, both medicinally and recreationally. But Gov. Jay Inslee would like you to know the Upper Left also is …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Dozens of tents and vendors booths lined alongside Union Flat Creek signaled the arrival of Weedstock, a three-day party in the name of cannabis.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana’s informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
During his 15-year NBA career, Matt Barnes developed a reliable game-day routine. First there was the morning shoot-around. Then he’d go home for a rest, where he’d do what so …
Fri., April 20, 2018
Local cannabis lovers, rejoice: Music and mind-alteration are coming to a field near you, as “Weedstock 2018” rolls out in celebration of 4/20. Organizers say the three-day event, located on …
Fri., April 20, 2018
Grow Op Farms has carved out the largest share of a growing marijuana industry in Eastern Washington, with plans to expand. Does that mean the end for small-time outfits?
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois has been cited for possession of marijuana. According to a Tallahassee Police report, officers searched Francois’ apartment on Thursday and found 17 grams of marijuana …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization as a way to help veterans and …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Many of today’s Baby Boomers have mixed memories of cannabis use.
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 …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 8 a.m.
Police are searching for four thieves who rammed a Seattle marijuana shop and stole an unknown quantity of goods inside.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 2:47 a.m.
Though we live in a culture where “bigger and faster” is often equated with “better,” it isn’t always the case, at least where cannabis is concerned.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 2:37 a.m.
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.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 2 a.m.
Irony is a primary component of humor. And that may be especially true of cannabis humor.