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Bill by Oregon congressman would regulate weed like alcohol

A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon, seeks to regulate marijuana like alcohol.

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?

Does 420 Still Matter?

For at least four decades, ‘420’ has been a secret-not-so secret code for anything or everything cannabis.

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:45 p.m.

Spokane County marijuana sales slide in April, despite strong 4/20

The unofficial marijuana holiday once again prompted huge sales figures for retailers statewide, but Spokane County’s legal pot industry shrunk by about 6 percent in April compared to March, according …

Pot enthusiasts observe 4/20 with parties, protests and deals

From Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to Hippie Hill in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals …

Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds

Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.

‘420’ becomes part of the dictionary as Spokane embraces counterculture, pot holiday

The definitive record on the English language, the Oxford English Dictionary, added the numerals “420” to their catalog in March. The slang phrase means something a little different to everyone, …

UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 3:04 p.m.

Gourmet ganja: Cannabis-laced edibles are coming of age

Marijuana enthusiasts have long since embraced weed for eating. But gone are the days when eating weed meant choosing between a classic marijuana brownie or laced chocolate chip cookie. Options …

4/20 parties: Thousands puff for legal pot

Thousands sent up a cheer and a collective plume of marijuana smoke at the stroke of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

Sign of the times: ‘Mile 420’ highway markers are hot item

Dude, where’s milepost 420? You won’t find it in Washington anymore. Idaho either.