Stories tagged: marijuana
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
The Pullman City Council adopted new marijuana business regulations Tuesday night with hardly any discussion.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016, 5:50 a.m.
Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it’s the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Oregon has processed $25.5 million in tax payments from recreational marijuana from January through the end of July.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
A man making hash oil in the basement of his home was burned in a flash explosion Thursday and is in critical condition, according to the Spokane Fire Department.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first of its kind event for the United States starting next Friday.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
A Connecticut state worker fired after he was caught smoking marijuana on the job was punished too harshly and should get his job back, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
Getting the federal government to budge on its outdated policies regarding marijuana has been difficult, but two encouraging developments have occurred in the past week.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
A federal appeals court has banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases that comply with state laws.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 7:14 p.m.
Three years into the nation’s hemp experiment, a 20-acre farm in southern Colorado exemplifies the crop’s hazy potential.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
DEA says it won’t take marijuana off national list of most dangerous drugs.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday making marijuana possession in small amounts punishable by fines but not jail time.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 5:56 a.m.
Medical marijuana dispensaries can now legally open in Hawaii, but not one is ready to do so.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
A measure that seeks to expand the availability of medical marijuana in Montana has qualified for the November ballot.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Washington officials say they plan to require a new “Not For Kids” label on edible marijuana products sold at the state’s legal pot shops.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
Patients fill significantly fewer prescriptions for conditions like nausea and pain in states where medical marijuana is available, researchers reported Wednesday in one of the first studies to examine how …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
The Spokane Valley City Council is going on a tour of marijuana businesses during a special council meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday. The meeting starts at City Hall then heads …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
Two North Dakota residents were arrested on drug charges and injury to a child Saturday night in Post Falls.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Washington’s new medical marijuana laws take effect Friday, meaning medical dispensaries will close and many recreational stores will expand into that market.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Canada launched a task force Thursday to study the regulation of recreational marijuana ahead of a legalization measure the government plans to send to parliament in the Spring of 2017.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Miami-Dade police detectives raiding the home of a suspected marijuana trafficker unearthed an estimated $24 million in cash – mostly in bundles of $100 bills in heat-sealed bags stuffed in …
Fri., June 24, 2016
The CDC survey serves as a reminder that today’s youngsters do not necessarily embrace the coarsening that is evident in popular culture.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
Across the country, pot legalization advocates worry that a Donald Trump victory on Nov. 8 could mean trouble for legalized recreational pot in Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Alaska and the District …
Fri., June 17, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Men and women in business suits mixed with hippies sporting blazers printed with marijuana leaves Friday during the last day of the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Microsoft is partnering with a startup that makes software for the booming legal cannabis industry.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
After months of public hearings with pot growers, lawmen, public health officials and others, an Oregon commission is racing to finalize recreational marijuana regulations and issue licenses to hundreds of …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Police have confirmed a break-in at the marijuana store Royal’s Cannabis at 7115 N. Division Street early Thursday morning but are releasing few details.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
A marijuana producer and processor in the 1800 block of North Langley has been robbed twice since March and police are looking for help in identifying the suspects.
Fri., May 27, 2016
Promised revenue for research and prevention was siphoned off by legislative budget writers.