Stories tagged: marijuana
Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
Willie Nelson may have given up smoking, but he hasn’t stopped using marijuana
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
A study found that marijuana businesses are more likely to locate in economically depressed areas. That’s not surprising to some lawmakers and members of the industry, who see local laws …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
The spicy myrcene comes through as minty with a slight marigold scent from the female parent while the male side provides a nice citrus background.
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upward of tens of thousands of dollars if their …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Authorities in French Polynesia have handed preliminary drug charges to the founder of world-renowned circus Cirque du Soleil
Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
Federal restrictions currently limit production of the drug for clinical use to one farm on the University of Mississippi’s campus. Biopharmaceutical Research Co., based outside of Monterey, is hoping to …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
The CBD craze is leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
The agency said it hasn’t been “putting any new emphasis” on unearthing shipments bound for licensed businesses, but industry groups are saying multiple companies are waiting on shipments of thousands …
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
The seeds from these tall wispy, narrow-leafed plants were brought from the Congo region and crossed with a top-quality Mexican and landrace Afghani plants.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
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
What makes these cannabis concentrates different?
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
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
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
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
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
Is there any way to prevent red eye, one of the most well-known side effects of consumption?
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.