Stories tagged: weed
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Smoked pot? Want to go to war? No problem.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
After the states legalized pot, traffic searches declined sharply across the board.
Fri., April 28, 2017
Four state tribes have signed compacts with the
Tue., April 25, 2017
Post-traumatic stress sufferers may soon qualify for medical pot in Colorado.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017
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
Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.
Thu., April 20, 2017
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, …