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Little research available on risks of combining cannabis, prescriptions

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. arrest, raids in Seattle pot probe with China ties

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.

U.S. attorney: Oregon has major pot overproduction

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 …


Oregon marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes

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 – …


Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

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 …


Report: Legal marijuana boosts government revenue – a little

A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much.


Desperate to hire, more businesses open door to pot smokers

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 …


Push to legitimize Idaho pot is up in smoke…again

Once again, efforts to make medical marijuana legal in Idaho have collapsed.


Cannabis industry still seeks better banking options

No matter how well a cannabis farmer or retailer goes by the book and follows every regulation, not everyone wants their legally-earned money.


HONU finding fans statewide

It’s a classic story of local boy(s) making good, but in the age of legal cannabis.


TreeHouse Club offers something for everyone

In the pre-legal days, the better cannabis sellers were all about customer service.


Creative expression: Some studios invite cannabis fans to paint and puff

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 asks court to dismiss misdemeanor marijuana convictions from before legalization

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.

The science behind ‘the munchies’: WSU researcher aims to help cancer, anorexia patients with pot

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.


Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to Bill Maher: ‘We’ve got the best weed’

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.

High times in Whitman County: Weedstock 2018 is ‘totally chill’

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.


Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

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.


‘All my best games I was medicated’: Matt Barnes on his game-day use of marijuana

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 …


Music, high times planned for Weedstock this weekend

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 …


Grow Op Farms in Spokane Valley expanding its already-huge marijuana business

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.

U.S. reflects on the pros, cons of legal cannabis ahead of 420

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 …


Florida State QB Deondre Francois cited for marijuana possession

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 to promote legalizing marijuana

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 …


Senior helps peers navigate cannabis choices

Many of today’s Baby Boomers have mixed memories of cannabis use.


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

Marijuana dispute pits county against state of Oregon

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 …


Thieves in car ram Seattle pot store

Police are searching for four thieves who rammed a Seattle marijuana shop and stole an unknown quantity of goods inside.


Green Bluff Greenhouse puts effort into quality, not quantity

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.


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.


‘Reefer Madness’ returns to Spokane April 7

Irony is a primary component of humor. And that may be especially true of cannabis humor.