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Kung Fu Vapes sees growth ahead

Kung Fu Vapes, located on Market Street in the Hillyard area, works with producers, processors and retailers in 25 states.

Add buzz or chill to your daily drink

“Like codeine and caffeine, a combination used to relieve symptoms of muscle tension headaches, CBD takes caffeine to a new level,” said Mike Forest.

Seattle Hempfest kicks off 28th year

More than 100,000 people are expected to attend the annual “protestival” on Seattle’s waterfront.

Emily Post meets pot

Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of American etiquette expert Emily Post, brings more than manners to marijuana.

Extra relaxation achieved with CBD massage

I’ve had many massages through the years, but never before have I achieved the state of relaxation that hovers between bliss and snoring out loud.

Shutting down a cannabis grow

As legal cannabis continues to expand, prices continue to decline, further decreasing the odds for small businesses to see increased profitability, regardless of product quality.

Evergreen Herbal Introduces MONARCH

MONARCH’s state-of-the-art facility in Shelton uses an aeroponics system where the root stems of the plant are suspended in air.

WSU College of Medicine eyes more instruction on medical cannabis as study suggests doctors reluctant to talk about it

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is looking to incorporate some instruction on the research into the potential medicinal uses of marijuana into their curriculum for the first time …

Strain of the Month: Grease Monkey

The name pulled me right in. It wasn’t something crazy-lazy like “Sunshine Rainbow Daydream,” but a name that instantly conjured thoughts of getting out there and getting things done.

Finding job options in cannabis

If you’re out of work or seeking something new, have you considered getting in to the cannabis game?

Q&A: What are the benefits of a medical recognition card?

“I’m thinking of getting a Washington state medical cannabis card. Is there a difference between medical cannabis and recreational/adult-use cannabis?”

Customer options aplenty at The Green Nugget

“We have everything from items from Tier 1 farms to the bigger farms, whatever customers like,” said Marketing Director Martina Graves.

Mental health pros divided on therapeutic value of cannabis

To date, there haven’t been significant scientific studies to back claims that cannabis has mental or physical health benefits.

Fashion designers exploring, rediscovering hemp

Hemp fabric is antimicrobial, antibacterial, hypo-allergenic, thermo-regulating, naturally pest-resistant and UV-resistant.

Jay-Z to take prominent role at San Jose weed firm, focused on ex-prisoners

Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z has been named chief brand ambassador for San Jose marijuana company Caliva.

Snoop Dogg returns to Spokane

Hip-hop performer, entrepreneur brings two shows to Northern Quest this summer.

Study shows working teens more likely to try marijuana

Employed adolescents are more likely to use marijuana than those who don’t work, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Local health experts warn against using marijuana while pregnant, even as research remains inconclusive

Multiple studies have shown that marijuana use during pregnancy can be linked to low birth weight and cognitive issues during formative years, but that research has been limited by the …

Sweating it out

A recent study at University of Colorado Boulder revealed that approximately 80 percent of adult cannabis consumers endorse using cannabis products before and/or after exercising.

Is RSO all that?

Rick Simpson oil is a unique cannabis extract, named after a cancer patient who has touted its healing properties.

Buddy Boy Farm keeps on keepin’ on

Buddy Boy Farm, north of Spokane in Ford, was the ninth producer/processor in Washington to receive a state license. Its product was one of the first units of legal cannabis …

Bellingham Budfest blooms in July

Community cannabis festival will include live music, food, vendors and educational panels.

Illustrated history in nonfiction graphic novel

Cartoonist Box Brown presents the history of cannabis in a creative, engaging format.

Talking to my kids about cannabis

My daughter Radler was probably 5 years old, coloring in front of the fireplace. Nonchalantly, she asked “Mama, that plant you grow. Does it save people’s lives?”

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 4:28 p.m.

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana

Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the …

UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:52 a.m.

East Valley graduate found support in Washington Drug Free Youth, but programs encouraging kids to be drug-free are struggling

Christine Dugger, a recent East Valley High School graduate, wanted to break the cycle of addiction in her family, and help her peers in the process. One of the programs …

Q&A: What’s in a name?

Q: What is the difference between marijuana, cannabis, hemp, and CBD? Do they mean the same thing? – Questioning CannaGirl

Strawberry cannajam makes summer complete

Just like grandma used to make … with one extra ingredient.

OK Cannabis, retailers put products to the test

While newcomers to legal cannabis may assume that all the stuff on store shelves is safe, this isn’t always the case.

In first states to legalize pot, teen use triggers concerns

The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana are starting to grapple with teenagers’ growing use of highly potent pot, even as both boost the industry and reap huge tax …