Alaska voters have narrowly approved the recreational use of marijuana, joining three other states and the nation’s capital in legalizing the drug.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Alaska was maintaining a steady lead in returns Tuesday night. With more than 90 percent of the state’s precincts reporting, Alaskans were […]
Backers of the legal-pot ballot measures in both states have a challenge that their predecessors in Colorado and Washington state didn’t face two years ago — increasing turnout of young voters in a midterm election.
At least 20 Oregon cities and counties are racing to approve taxes on marijuana in case voters legalize its recreational use in November
The Washington state Liquor Control Board has licensed a second legal pot shop in Seattle
In the months before a marijuana legalization measure goes before voters, the leadership of Oregon’s largest agencies quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with it.
Regional power planners say indoor marijuana grow operations in Washington state could need as much electricity over the next two decades equal to what a small Northwest city consumes.
The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those who want to exploit it.
Owner James Lathrop says Cannabis City sold its last bag of marijuana at 5 p.m. Thursday, and he doesn’t expect to get any more supply for 10 to 15 days.
Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana are preparing to take boxes stuffed with more than 145,000 signed petitions to the state Capitol on Thursday