Stories tagged: marijuana
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
About 50 people crowded into the Whitman County Commissioners’ chambers on Monday at the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax and listened to County Prosecutor Denis Tracy explain how a moratorium …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson talks smoking age, marijuana, guns and Donald Trump in podcast
Ferguson said he’s confident the Washington Legislature will pass a bill this session increasing the legal smoking age to 21 and is eyeing a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Greg Deckard, chairman and president of State Bank Northwest, doesn’t do business with marijuana companies. But he argued before members of Congress that a bill that would shield his bank …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 10:39 p.m.
Since starting Fairwinds, a Vancouver-based cannabis company, in 2014, James and Wendy Hull said they’ve heard from customers who’ve praised their products for helping them with pain, anxiety and other …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 7:50 a.m.
A plan that could wipe out as many as 200,000 misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions for Washington adults was sent to a Senate budget committee Thursday after efforts to restrict its …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 7:18 a.m.
On Monday, the issue of exotic animals being kept as pets was raised when a tiger was discovered by pot smokers in an abandoned Houston house. “A tiger is a …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
Washington could wipe out as many as 200,000 convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possession for adults who don’t have anything else on their criminal records.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Last fall, Uncle Ike’s, a Seattle cannabis retailer, began random third-party testing of all of its products for pesticides or other contaminants.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
House committee considers ban on billboard ads for marijuana stores.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Chronic pain tops the list of reasons people give when they enroll in state medical marijuana programs, followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:52 a.m.
Information is everything to Jim MacRae.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:21 a.m.
While many Washington cities and towns are actively encouraging and promoting cannabis tourism and commerce, the tourist town of Leavenworth continues to pass on allowing pot shops or other marijuana …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:17 a.m.
Before the 2018 midterm elections, cannabis advocates met at the Boise Public Library to discuss their desire to see legislative changes regarding both medical and recreational cannabis in Idaho.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:10 a.m.
Whether you consider Valentine’s Day a silly Hallmark holiday, or a day to lavish your loved one with chocolates, flowers and affection, your local cannabis purveyor is here to help …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 2:13 a.m.
It wasn’t cannabis that brought Gregory Foster and his family to Olympia one-and-a-half years ago.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 2:04 a.m.
Ahhh, spring! (or almost.) Rain puddles, crocuses in bloom, opening windows and doors to let the fresh air in, and evenings still cool enough to settle underneath a thick blanket …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
Idaho State Police officials say troopers made the biggest marijuana bust in the agency’s known history after a semi-truck allegedly filled with nearly 7,000 pounds (3,175 kilograms) of marijuana plants …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana is looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry. San Jose, California-based Caliva announced Thursday that the Hall of Fame quarterback’s venture …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
Cip Paulsen, the former federal inmate who obtained one of the county’s first licenses to legally grow marijuana, had his business stripped by the courts in November. A bid to …
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
Proposal to increase new restrictions on marijuana businesses could be expensive and hard to enforce.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Attorney general nominee Bill Barr said he would “not go after” marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Has legal pot ushered in a more violent era in Washington? That’s the possibility put forth in a New Yorker article by Malcolm Gladwell, the popular science writer and lightning …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon, seeks to regulate marijuana like alcohol.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 7:46 p.m.
CBD ads pop up everywhere these days on social media, radio and street signs. They hawk pain relief and other remedies from cannabidiol, known as CBD, a cannabis extract that …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Central Valley High School went into a “lockout” on Wednesday after administrators received a tip that a student had a pistol.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
The future of pot in Washington: State regulators talk marijuana ahead of 5-year anniversary of sales
Members of the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board will be taking public comment Wednesday at Spokane City Hall about the state’s legal pot industry, which will mark its fifth year …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
The legal cannabis stores that opened in Montreal last fall still look pristine, but the shelves are often bare. A few blocks from one outlet, though, a longtime pot dealer …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Washington residents with a single misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction can request a pardon online.