Stories tagged: pot
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
JUNEAU, Alaska – Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use would be permitted. Alaska’s legal marijuana industry hit the milestone Thursday as regulators approved …
Fri., June 28, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
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
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
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
The Richland City Council plans a workshop to discuss legalizing marijuana sales in Richland.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
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
Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
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
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
There’s nothing like water to relax you.
Thu., June 28, 2018
Washington officials say reports of pot poisoning among young children is on the rise across the state.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …