Stories tagged: marijuana
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
A Washington State University study on the effects of legalizing marijuana turned up unintended consequences, found gaps in the data and came up with suggestions for law enforcement agencies.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb received plenty of headlines in August when he reminded consumers that food products containing cannabidiol (CDB) derived from hemp plants remain federally illegal.
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 6 a.m.
What makes these cannabis concentrates different?
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Looking at data from 1999 to 2016 reported to the FBI, a team of researchers that includes criminologists at Washington State University found no clear changes to crime rates in …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
Outdoor cannabis growers find reward in a challenging endeavor.
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
Keep local farmers in mind as you make purchasing decisions.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
The congresswoman said she supported the bill because of its limited scope, and potential to reduce crime by allowing state-approved marijuana firms from conducting business solely with cash.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
Ethics complaint targets Spokane Councilwoman Karen Stratton’s endorsement of Pasco marijuana business
The complaint filed Friday alleges Stratton violated several portions of the city’s ethical code prohibiting city officials from using public resources to further their own financial interests. The councilwoman said …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 4:22 p.m.
A fire at a marijuana growing warehouse has been deemed accidental but the specific cause remains unknown, a Spokane Valley Fire Department spokesman said Sunday.
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
Both cannabis and tattoos are both gaining mainstream acceptance, with some fans using their skin to display their passion for the plant.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6 a.m.
Is there any way to prevent red eye, one of the most well-known side effects of consumption?
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 2 a.m.
The Western Washington grower is ramping things up, with a new state-of-the-art facility in Tacoma that will expand production nine-fold over its previous location in Lake City, north of downtown …
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 6 a.m.
Ties to marijuana businesses are disqualifying bankruptcy filers, including City Councilwoman Karen Stratton
The U.S. Trustee Program, responsible for policing the federal courts’ bankruptcy proceedings, is weeding out cases involving people or firms with ties to state-sanctioned marijuana businesses. Earlier this summer, that …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Some Washington state producers/processors have found success with capsules for medicinal consumers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
The targeted legislation would aim to help small businesses compete with larger firms and extend business ownership opportunities to communities of color, women and military veterans.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
The color of its Sour Diesel ranges from light green, from the nice amount of leaf on the bud, to a pale golden on the actual flower, with plenty of …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 5 a.m.
Washington and other states that have legalized recreational marijuana should be careful about how they spend the tax money it generates, according to a study released Monday by The Pew …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
“Like codeine and caffeine, a combination used to relieve symptoms of muscle tension headaches, CBD takes caffeine to a new level,” said Mike Forest.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of American etiquette expert Emily Post, brings more than manners to marijuana.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 6 a.m.
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.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 2 a.m.
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.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
MONARCH’s state-of-the-art facility in Shelton uses an aeroponics system where the root stems of the plant are suspended in air.
Tue., July 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
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 …
Mon., July 29, 2019, 6 a.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
New laws governing everything from partially full wine bottles to fracking are set to become law on Sunday.
Thu., July 25, 2019
If you’re out of work or seeking something new, have you considered getting in to the cannabis game?
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
The bill, which would take marijuana off the list of controlled substances policed by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, has reformers optimistic about an up-or-down vote on marijuana legalization in …