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US vaping illnesses continue to rise, cause still a mystery

The number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. continues to rise, now reaching about 1,300 cases and at least 26 deaths.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019

E-cigarette maker Juul facing mounting scrutiny by state AGs

E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping …


Cannabis capsules offer easy, precise dosing

Some Washington state producers/processors have found success with capsules for medicinal consumers.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019

Reported illness among vapers reaches 150 possible cases

The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states.


UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Beyond the high: WSU researcher identifies chemicals in marijuana

A Washington State University researcher and a Spokane budtender have at least one thing in common: They want more cannabis research.


What’s so special about medical marijuana?

“What is medical cannabis?” “Where do I buy it?” “What kind is best for my condition?” “I don’t know where to start. What do I do?”


Why terpenes are becoming more important than THC

Modern research on possible pharmacological uses for the cannabis plant started in the 1940s with the discovery of cannabidiol, a compound connected to pain relief.


Opinion: What you might miss while chasing high THC

We hear it over and over again – people walk into a store and ask for the highest THC product for the lowest possible price. But a great experience doesn’t …


UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017

Gourmet ganja: Cannabis-laced edibles are coming of age

Marijuana enthusiasts have long since embraced weed for eating. But gone are the days when eating weed meant choosing between a classic marijuana brownie or laced chocolate chip cookie. Options …


Edibles are coming of age

Gone are the days when eating weed meant choosing between a classic marijuana brownie or laced chocolate chip cookie. Options are more varied now, more elegant, more refined. In honor …


Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

DENVER – Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered. A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C – not just …


Marijuana-infused cookie sickens Oregon boy, 8

An 8-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized after eating a marijuana-infused cookie that he found on the ground.


WSU working on roadside breath test for marijuana

Washington State University researchers are working to develop a roadside test that would detect marijuana in a person’s breath. Studies began last month on a prototype that tests breath for …


Spokane man gets five years in hash oil explosion

Donnivan Whitcher told a federal judge Tuesday the explosion caused by a marijuana extraction method at his north Spokane apartment in January 2014 was an accident. “I didn’t mean to …


Man who sparked apartment fire while making hash oil sentenced to five years

Donnivan Whitcher told a federal judge Tuesday the explosion caused by a marijuana extraction method at his north Spokane apartment in January 2014 was an accident.


Doug Clark: Potties’ pot levels shouldn’t be a city priority

I never bought that old argument about marijuana being a gateway to harder drugs. I thought it was just a scare tactic. Until now, that is.


‘Drive High, Get a DUI’ campaign targets pot-impaired drivers

This year’s Labor Day campaign to catch impaired drivers in Washington has a new target. The slogan – Drive High, Get a DUI – is intended to call attention to …


911 call prompts discovery of apparent drug lab

Firefighters responding to a call of unconscious people in a house Monday afternoon instead found evidence of an illicit drug operation.


Sheriff’s Office: Medical marijuana dispensary burglary linked to school expulsion

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a link between a commercial burglary at an Elk, Wash., medical marijuana dispensary and a THC-infused candy bar at Riverside High School.


Lawmakers act quickly with marijuana law fix

OLYMPIA – The Legislature moved swiftly Friday to fix a problem with the state’s new marijuana law that threatened to derail state prosecutions for illegally growing, processing and selling the …


Pot, as it’s defined, stymies prosecutor

OLYMPIA – Prosecutions for growing and trafficking marijuana could grind to a halt in Washington, a result of a glitch in a new law, a lack of equipment at the …