Stories tagged: marijuana
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
While marijuana stores seem to be blooming like crazy in and around Pullman, one will be closing its doors Saturday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:58 p.m.
Weedmaps is a go-to website for people looking to find a marijuana shop. With a few clicks on a cellphone, customers can find virtually any type of cannabis product, along …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
A Canadian man who ran a helicopter-based drug-smuggling ring for years before Washington state legalized marijuana pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Thursday, after fighting his extradition to the U.S. …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
State removes laws against handling money from marijuana sales – if it’s from a licensed state business.
Tue., March 13, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Labels for marijuana products to be streamlined slightly with removal of retailer information.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Federal prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Justice Department’s decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged U.S. authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in …
Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
A man accused of killing three people in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 5 in Lakewood has been charged with vehicular homicide and failing to remain at the scene of …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Washington’s toxicology lab is struggling with a backlog of cases, thanks in part to growing number of blood tests for suspected DUI cases.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
A Montana woman accused of orchestrating a marijuana robbery that led to the stabbing death of a Great Falls high school student was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
A 37-year-old man accused of stashing $1 million worth of marijuana in fake boulders and attempting to ship it from Springfield, Oregon, to Oklahoma City now faces facing a federal …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
What started as home health remedies in Erica and Sam Kannall’s kitchen seven years ago have now become popular products on cannabis retail shelves across Washington State.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
In 2013, Tim Moxey and Chris Abbott began discussing how to make the best edibles on a large scale, even before they legally were allowed to start cooking.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
With a few big exceptions, doing business in the legal cannabis realm is just like any other competitive industry.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Legal cannabis entrepreneurs and elected officials statewide are watching a brewing conflict in Yakima County between county commissioners and local growers and processors.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
If the last time you smoked cannabis was out of a dented pop can in your folks’ basement, you may be surprised how much the experience has improved.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 11 p.m.
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
A request by the proprietors of Old Fashioned Fun Arcade to shutter a nearby marijuana retailer was rejected by a Spokane County judge this month. The ruling allows Smokane to …
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Colorado’s Republican U.S. senator will stop blocking nominees for some Justice Department jobs over concerns about the marijuana industry, saying Thursday that federal officials have shown good faith in recent …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Los Angeles has issued licenses to nearly 100 marijuana retailers but police estimate there are at least two times that number operating illegally in the city and undercutting those who …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
When Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the feds’ take-it-easy policy on pot prosecutions, he threw a ton of uncertainty into Washington’s marijuana industry.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
A former church pastor in Vancouver has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge for trying to smuggle more than 280 pounds of pot into the country from Mexico.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
More than five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials said Thursday they’re moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession – a step similarly announced by …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Oregon’s top federal prosecutor said Friday the state has a “formidable” problem with marijuana overproduction that winds up on the black market and that he wants to work with state …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 70-year-old man after deputies found 58 pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop Thursday.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Yakima County authorities on Wednesday took their first step in enforcing a ban on marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas of the county by filing a court action seeking to shut …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The single bottle of juice delivered to your door will set you back at least $55. But the bag of marijuana that comes with it? On the house.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday that city prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under the 2016 state …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Police have made two more arrests in a shooting last week over a duffel bag full of marijuana that left one teenager hospitalized.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Like many pot shops in California, the Urbn Leaf in San Diego bulked up its inventory before legal sales began on Jan. 1, stockpiling enough marijuana to last for months …