With marijuana smokers celebrating 4/20 this weekend, the Washington State Patrol was keeping an extra eye out for impaired drivers.
Author: Mike Rosenberg
Posted: April 21, 2019, 10:09 pm

Profits from Commencement Bay Cannabis will go toward education and training for members of the Puyallup Tribe.
Author: Craig Sailor
Posted: April 21, 2019, 3:57 am

Mainstream retailers are taking advantage of a sudden boom in the industry even as CBD's health benefits remain murkyRetail sales of CBD consumer products in 2018 were estimated to reach as much as $2 billion.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 15, 2019, 5:43 am

As the officer tried to take the woman into custody, she drove away, dragging the officer behind her pickup for about 30 feet.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 14, 2019, 5:28 pm

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will hold a public hearing May 31 to gather more information on the science, manufacturing and sale of cannabis compounds such […]
Posted: April 2, 2019, 3:42 pm

Years after Washington and Colorado opened their states to legal marijuana business, the industry says it has been stifled by overregulation. Lawmakers in both states have heard the complaints and are moving to ease the rules.
Posted: April 2, 2019, 2:04 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles-area prosecutors are joining other district attorneys to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 50,000 old marijuana convictions years after California voters broadly legalized the drug. The county is working with the Code for America nonprofit tech organization, which uses computer algorithms to find eligible cases […]
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 1, 2019, 6:57 pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration bans the addition of CBD to prepared foods. That's despite language in the 2018 Farm Bill that loosened restrictions on the interstate commerce of hemp — cannabis that has less than 0.3 percent of THC — and its derivatives such as CBD. Even advocates and researchers advise caution before consuming it.
Author: Sam Wood
Posted: March 26, 2019, 6:12 pm

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using canes — arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few miles from Disneyland. There they board a bus for a […]
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:05 am

DURHAM, N.C. — A North Carolina teen who went by “itslilhotgirl” on Instagram is accused of using the social media platform to sell marijuana. Citing a Durham County Sheriff’s Office warrant, The Herald-Sun reports 18-year-old Hannah Lyne Peters posed online with what appeared to be a pound of marijuana and a pink-and-black semi-automatic rifle and […]
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 21, 2019, 2:21 pm

The U.S. retail market for CBD is projected to swell from an estimated $2 billion last year to $16 billion by 2025.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 2:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. The research adds to previous studies that have found links between marijuana and mental health problems, but still does not definitively […]
Posted: March 19, 2019, 11:32 pm

CBD jelly beans in flavors such as toasted marshmallow, piña colada and strawberry cheesecake have been an early hot seller. CBD is not the chemical in cannabis that causes a high. It has been touted (but not proven) as a potential treatment for anxiety, seizures, insomnia and even cancer.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 1:50 pm

While the cannabis industry has attracted plenty of high-profile names, Peltz is arguably the highest-profile investor to take a job with a pot firm.
Author: Kristine Owram
Posted: March 13, 2019, 3:00 pm

The domestic diva is partnering with Canada's Canopy Growth Corp. to develop new products containing CBD, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn't cause a high. First, she said, will be a "sensible product for pets."
Posted: February 28, 2019, 4:19 pm

The stock of cannabis company Tilray, a subsidiary of Seattle-based Privateer Holdings, climbed 5.3 percent Wednesday on news of the deal.
Author: Kristine Owram
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:56 pm

Legislation that would allow erasure of more than 226,000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions is being considered by state lawmakers.
Author: Jim Brunner
Posted: February 10, 2019, 2:00 pm

Proposed legislation would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s burgeoning pot industry.
Posted: February 10, 2019, 1:00 am

The audit, released by the secretary of state, examined Oregon's regulation of the legal cannabis market since voters said yes to legalization in 2014.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 30, 2019, 7:52 pm

Fire investigators ruled the fire an accident and determined it was most likely caused by a marijuana grow light located too close to combustibles.
Author: Asia Fields
Posted: January 24, 2019, 12:54 am