Stories tagged: marijuana
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.
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.