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.
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question.
Case could set precedence for other Washington communities that want to block the sale of marijuana.
Cannabis cuisine is a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream.
It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
Married couples that smoke pot have a lower rate of domestic violence, a new study finds.
Defense attorneys claimed Richard Kirk was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy before shooting his wife.
There goes the marijuana party bus idea. Washington state regulators have told charter and tour bus operators that marijuana use by passengers is prohibited.
During the first month of legal marijuana sales in Washington state, stores sold just under $3.8 million, which is expected to bring in more than $1 million in state taxes.