2newcw11 thefan-am1090seattle-logo-fina2l

Marijuana

File photo of marijuana plants.  (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Northwest Tribes Oppose Marijuana Legalization

An organization representing 57 Northwest Indian tribes has announced its opposition to marijuana legalization, specifically in Alaska and Oregon.

02/26/2014

(Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Considers Tax Status Of Pot Growers

Lawmakers set to vote whether to tax pot farms the same way as other agriculture property.

02/13/2014

One month after the legalization of recreational marijuana use, Coloradans have mixed feelings about the law. (Getty Images)

Colorado Mulls Lessons From 1st Month Of Pot Sales

Poll shows Coloradans still support legal weed but worry it tarnishes the image of the state.

02/10/2014

A man holds the powder from his marijuana crop, which he will make into hash by cooking it over a low fire. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Two-Alarm Fire That Injured Three Blamed On Hash Oil Blast

Police say a two-alarm fire that injured three people in Forest Grove was started by a blast of flammable gas used to process marijuana into hash oil.

02/07/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Suicide Rates Fell In States Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal

A recently conducted study indicates a relationship between decreasing suicide rates and the legalization of medical marijuana in some states.

02/05/2014

Drugged driving accounted for more than 28 percent of traffic deaths in 2010, which is 16 percent more than it was in 1999. (Getty Images)

Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

Research finds marijuana is playing a significant role in fatal traffic accidents.

02/04/2014

Passengers leaving Sea-Tac are not screened for marijuana. (Getty Images)

Washington And Colorado Airports Have Few Ways To Stop Carry-On Weed

Little effort has been made to stop passengers from boarding aircraft with marijuana.

01/30/2014

(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Lawmakers: No Tax Breaks For Pot Production

Marijuana producers in Washington state would be prohibited from qualifying for agriculture tax breaks under a bill considered Tuesday by state lawmakers.

CBS Seattle–01/21/2014

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson (photo courtesy www.atg.wa.gov)

State Attorney: Cities Can Block Pot Businesses’ Operations

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says cities and counties can block licensed marijuana businesses from operating.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch In The State Legislature This Year

Washington lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, and while they don’t have to grapple with a budget shortfall for the first time in several years, they still face pressing issues over funding for education and transportation.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2014

more

previous