Stories tagged: marijuana
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
On Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Uruguay launched legal sales last year, after several years of planning.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Nine states have legalized marijuana for so-called recreational use since 2012, including eight at the ballot box. Thirty-one states have authorized the drug for medical purposes. Four states have marijuana …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
Candy crushed: Washington regulators crack down on marijuana sweets they say are too appealing to kids
Beginning next year, the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board is expected to impose tougher enforcement on the sale of marijuana-infused candy that has become too appealing to children. Those in …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Certain cannabis-infused candy could start vanishing from store shelves across Washington next year.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 2:59 a.m.
Joe Rammell has been learning the skills needed to grow great cannabis all of his life – he just didn’t know it until a few years ago.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 2:50 a.m.
Be careful what you wish for.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 2:46 a.m.
Although Initiative 502 legalized the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana products in Washington back in 2012, voters are still asked to provide input at the ballot box.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 2:37 a.m.
Shaun McHenry swears by CBDs.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 2:30 a.m.
Chrissy Knox has a new hat to wear.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Since legalization, retail sales of marijuana have gone nothing but up, and dramatically so. But that rapid increase is about to flatten, state economic forecasters say.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Seattle Municipal Court judges have agreed to vacate convictions and dismiss charges for misdemeanor marijuana possession prosecuted before pot was legalized in Washington state.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Las Vegas’ newest attraction – and Instagram backdrop – is a museum celebrating all things cannabis.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
A Maine lobster pound is banking on using marijuana to try to make cooking the crustaceans a little more humane. The business, Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, is …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. tumbled about 7 percent as the markets opened Friday after the CEO appeared to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company’s accounting …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:45 a.m.
One of the positive side effects cited by cannabis advocates is heightened creativity.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:33 a.m.
In the last year, Don Grant learned more than he ever thought possible about growing cannabis – and he’s been growing it for a significant part of his life.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:26 a.m.
In some ways, Blue Roots Cannabis acts like a small-scale grower but in a big space.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 1:07 a.m.
You can pretty much order anything online these days.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Where they stand: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown give stances on marijuana, opioid addiction treatment and drugs
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has softened her stance somewhat on the legalization of marijuana, six years after Washington state voters approved the creation of a recreational market for the drug. …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
A decade after first appearing in the United States, synthetic marijuana is seen as a growing health danger.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 11:34 a.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter on Wednesday announced the fourth pardon he’s issued in his 12 years in office, pardoning a man who was convicted more than three decades ago of …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
Washington state’s penchant for getting high is trashing the place.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
Actor/director Kevin Smith is hoping a new cannabis-themed TV show will appeal to all sorts of viewers, who also will have a role in whether new episodes are filmed.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Bring up the topic of taxes at any cocktail party or the nearest water cooler, and the discussion eventually seems to turn to why all of our state’s problems haven’t …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
It’s time once again for the grass-filled quads of academia to be swarmed by scholars from near and far, and like many intellectuals of the past, the incoming student body …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Two minors were arrested Tuesday after a drug deal devolved into a robbery, car chase, gunbattle and crash in the East Central neighborhood, Spokane police said.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million to expand its operations as Canada prepares …