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.
The South American country’s experiment adds to an international trend of easing restrictions on marijuana for medical or personal use.
A town on the border of Washington and Idaho will weigh a ban on marijuana sales.
Bottles of marijuana-infused soda delivered to a Bellingham pot shop started exploding on the store shelf.
The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents
Washington state is warning dozens of people who applied to run legal marijuana shops that their chance of getting a license is in jeopardy.
Bill would make it harder for people to use government benefit payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal.
Pot smokers reported using the drug to help them feel better, but it may lead to a vicious circle of dependence.
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.