Stories tagged: weed
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Washington State Patrol troopers pulled over the 20-year-old man in May and allegedly found plastic food-saver rolls, a heat sealer, scissors, moving tape, shipping receipts, $5,854 in cash, 110.3 grams …
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.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Spokane marijuana business owner illegally sold wax and traded hundreds of pounds of weed for new car, police say
The owner of a local marijuana growing operation is facing criminal charges for allegedly selling large quantities of “weed wax” illegally.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
A stretch of a major highway near the California-Oregon border will remain closed through the weekend as crews try to tame a roaring wildfire burning on both sides of the …
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 …
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 …
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization as a way to help veterans and …
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
While marijuana stores seem to be blooming like crazy in and around Pullman, one will be closing its doors Saturday.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational pot.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
Smoked pot? Want to go to war? No problem.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about “the first marijuana overdose death” this week … Except that’s …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
Washington’s Liquor and Cannabis Board is working with a new software vendor to oversee a massive database that tracks every pot plant and product in the state. But the new …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Colorado’s legal marijuana industry is working – and can work better with federal collaboration, the state’s governor and Republican attorney general told U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a letter …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he’s disappointed with a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the state’s efforts to regulate marijuana.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations.
Sun., July 30, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Several of the independent experts hired to review applications to open medical marijuana businesses in Maryland had ties to companies whose materials they reviewed, according to records obtained by the …
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Five years after Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana, uncertainty continues in cities and counties across the state over how to regulate pot businesses – or whether to allow them at …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Cheers and long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became the fifth state with stores selling pot …
Sat., July 1, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
More than 100 people were in line at one Las Vegas-area dispensary Saturday morning as Nevada became the latest state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
A mammoth marijuana trafficking ring that pretended to be growing weed for sick people was instead illegally shipping the drug to a half-dozen other states and bilking investors, including former …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
After the states legalized pot, traffic searches declined sharply across the board.
Fri., April 28, 2017, 6 a.m.
Four state tribes have signed compacts with the
Tue., April 25, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Post-traumatic stress sufferers may soon qualify for medical pot in Colorado.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Washington state lawmakers have passed a variety of tweaks to state marijuana laws, including new rules for what can appear on pot billboards.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6 a.m.
Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6 a.m.
The definitive record on the English language, the Oxford English Dictionary, added the numerals “420” to their catalog in March. The slang phrase means something a little different to everyone, …