Stories tagged: medical marijuana
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Much of the interest in infused-gummies coincides with the popularity of microdosing, which has become popular with those reluctant to use cannabis in less precise ways, like smoking or vaping.
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 2 a.m.
Cannabis-infused patches are believed to be effective because they allow for immediate infusion into the bloodstream via the skin
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
What is the most important issue facing the cannabis industry in the US today?
Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 6 a.m.
Hashtag Cannabis in Fremont now offers guided visits on the second Wednesday of every month.
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.
Wed., July 24, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
“I’m thinking of getting a Washington state medical cannabis card. Is there a difference between medical cannabis and recreational/adult-use cannabis?”
Wed., May 15, 2019, 9 a.m.
What image pops up in your head when you picture a guy in his 60s who smokes eight to 10 joints a day?
Wed., May 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee signs laws on Gold Star family license plates, medical marijuana in schools and robot deliveries.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Medical marijuana could be covered under some government disability programs, an attorney general’s opinion says, but whether that would jeopardize federal funding for local programs isn’t clear.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state’s program concede that they simply don’t know because of lax reporting by producers and a …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Pot advocates celebrated the culmination of a yearslong effort to ease restrictions on the use of cannabis last month when nearly 60 percent of Oklahoma voters approved medical marijuana.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
The agency overseeing Oregon’s legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating opportunities for weed …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Oklahoma voters on Tuesday backed the medicinal use of marijuana, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith and political leaders.
Thu., June 21, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program, reversing and dismissing a judge’s ruling that prevented officials from issuing the …
Sat., May 26, 2018
As we take time this Memorial Day weekend to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, we also should remember the men and women of our Armed Forces who fought …
Sat., May 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
As scientists try to research the medical benefits of marijuana, a simple problem has emerged: How do you research marijuana if no one can produce it under federal law?
Thu., May 10, 2018, 1:18 p.m.
Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t know enough about medicinal use.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Louisiana’s governor Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to shield states’ medical marijuana programs from federal prosecutors, urging him to “ensure the safe distribution of this life-changing form of treatment.”
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Washington officials promise fight with federal government on any new policy that leads to crackdown on state’s legalized marijuana operations.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state, has died at age 74.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Federal prosecutors say they didn’t have the authority to prosecute on medical marijuana charges after Congress cut federal money for those cases in 2014. Four people convicted in Kettle Falls …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
State leaders try to set U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions straight on Washington pot system.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
Why is the attorney general ignoring his own task force, cherry-picking data, using outdated information and raising the specter of a federal shutdown? Possibly because he holds the outdated view …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
New law puts tougher restrictions on marijuana advertising.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Once legal and unregulated, marijuana has gone from banned by the state and federal government to legal but regulated in Washington while still illegal under federal law.