Stories tagged: marijuana
Tue., March 8, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
One of a dozen state-certified marijuana testing labs is closed amid a dispute over testing results.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
The owner of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe announced she will close her doors next week after another warning by public health officials that the establishment violates indoor air rules.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Marijuana dispensaries will have at least two weeks to prepare for severe rollbacks to Montana’s medical marijuana law, though most will likely have to shut down, the head of an …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 4:03 p.m.
The Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that medical marijuana providers should be paid for their services, but it clamped down on commercial sales of the drug by limiting providers to …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
As several states have moved to allow the use of recreational or medical marijuana, Idaho has maintained a hard stance against legalization of the drug.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
Marijuana has attracted many labels in its time. On Friday, Colorado lawmakers debate whether the state should give the drug one more often associated with purple carrots than purple haze …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
An 8-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized after eating a marijuana-infused cookie that he found on the ground.
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Companion bills would keep certain information about marijuana business from the public.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Oregon lawmakers are considering relaxing rules about hemp cultivation.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
Three of New Jersey’s five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 9:32 a.m.
Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said approximately half of the more than 3,000 calls his department responded to last year were to Washington State University and the College Hill area.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 6 p.m.
A teenager whose car was struck by a Spokane police officer in early December was charged Jan. 12 with driving under the influence.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 8:24 p.m.
Cities and counties couldn’t ban licensed marijuana stores without a public vote under a proposal approved Monday by a House committee.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Four Idaho children are now taking a drug derived from marijuana to treat severe epilepsy under a limited state program, Idaho lawmakers learned Monday, and 18 more kids are being …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
Two Spokane couples team up to run Sativa Sisters, and find many customers are boomers, too.
Sun., Jan. 3, 2016, 5 a.m.
An exit interview with Jon Snyder
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 4:38 p.m.
The victim of a shooting at a north Spokane home on Dec. 11 told police that two men appeared to want his marijuana.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington will likely increase the number of retail marijuana stores to 556, to handle the demand for medical marijuana licenses.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015, 10 p.m.
New rules allowing people to erase previous marijuana possession convictions will go into effect at the end of the month, without Spokane Mayor David Condon’s signature or his support.
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 9 a.m.
As Washington marks the third year of legal recreational marijuana, monthly sales have grown from about $3 million to more than $57 million last month.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 9:31 p.m.
Anyone guilty of a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge in the city of Spokane will soon be able to have the conviction removed from their criminal record. The Spokane City …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 6:57 p.m.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio voters have rejected a ballot measure seeking to legalize recreational and medical marijuana use in the state. Failure of the proposed constitutional amendment follows an expensive …
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 4:17 p.m.
As marijuana legalization matures, businesses are becoming more ingrained in their communities by donating cash and time to charities – a sign that the stigma of selling a drug that …
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Millwood, a suburb of roughly 1,800 residents, recently got its first check from Washington state as a reimbursement of marijuana tax revenue.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 3:57 p.m.
Spokane Valley medical marijuana store owners protest the city’s temporary moratorium on new marijuana businesses at city council meeting
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 8:38 p.m.
Hash oil extraction may be responsible for the trailer fire that sent two Mead residents to Harborview Medical Center with severe burns last week.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 4:15 p.m.
People convicted of possessing marijuana in Spokane before the drug was legalized may soon be able to get those convictions thrown out.
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, 5:02 p.m.
Inhaling water vapor laced with concentrated THC, the active chemical compound in marijuana, is “dabbing,” a method employed by a growing number of marijuana users as a stronger, faster way …