Stories tagged: pot
Fri., June 28, 2019, 9 p.m.
The victim of Thursday night’s stabbing in north Spokane said he was confronting his neighbor over stolen marijuana when he was attacked, according to court records.
Mon., June 24, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
In 2017, no one knew what CBD oil was. In 2018, folks stumbled saying “cannabidiol” (that’s CBD oil) out loud. In 2019, it’s everywhere, and everyone wants in on it.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Brian Lehman has been scrambling to find a new location for his state-licensed cannabis farm since receiving a cease-and-desist order from Yakima County officials. Now, the county is seeking an …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
Police officers who encounter shipments of state-certified hemp on America’s highways are facing a quandary: They can’t tell if the plants they’re seeing are hemp or marijuana. Truckers are free …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
YAKIMA – Yakima County is taking legal action to shut down more than 20 banned recreational marijuana businesses operating in unincorporated areas of the county. County officials gave the businesses …
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: 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 …
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger.
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.
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: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The Richland City Council plans a workshop to discuss legalizing marijuana sales in Richland.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
A group trying to legalize marijuana sales in Richland says they may take their fight to court after the city’s attorney says their initiative is not valid.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million to expand its operations as Canada prepares …
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 …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:48 a.m.
There’s nothing like water to relax you.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Washington officials say reports of pot poisoning among young children is on the rise across the state.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 11:48 a.m.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pressing ahead with a goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in Canada within months, as senators push for changes and a delay of as much as …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. A small but increasing …
Fri., April 20, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana’s informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Officials in an Oregon county who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana production sued the state in federal court, asserting state laws that made pot legal are pre-empted by federal …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Los Angeles has issued licenses to nearly 100 marijuana retailers but police estimate there are at least two times that number operating illegally in the city and undercutting those who …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
More than five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials said Thursday they’re moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession – a step similarly announced by …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Yakima County authorities on Wednesday took their first step in enforcing a ban on marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas of the county by filing a court action seeking to shut …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The single bottle of juice delivered to your door will set you back at least $55. But the bag of marijuana that comes with it? On the house.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
It looms above the freeway about 45 miles west of Spokane: a literal sign of the times.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
The confusing rollout of marijuana regulations in California has been underscored in Mendocino County, where local authorities licensed a company to deliver pot only to have state police arrest two …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Move over, pot brownies. The world’s largest legal recreational marijuana market kicks off Monday in California, and the trendsetting state is set to ignite the cannabis culinary scene.