medical marijuana

Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many DiseasesResearchers evaluated 47 brands of medical marijuana products, including candy, baked goods and drinks, bought at dispensaries in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.
Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Increase Teen UseMedical marijuana laws don't trigger an increase in teen pot smoking, a new study concludes.
Seattle To Shutter Dozens Of Medical Marijuana DispensariesWith Washington state overhauling its medical marijuana law, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries.
Study: No Evidence Marijuana Helps Dementia PatientsDutch researchers found no significant difference between dementia patients given THC pills and those given placebos.
Feds Drop Prosecution In Medical Marijuana CaseThe Justice Department has dropped its case against a 70-year-old man charged in a northeastern Washington marijuana grow after he was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Washington State Looks To Share Marijuana Taxes With CitiesUnder bills introduced in both houses in Olympia, the state would share a chunk of its marijuana tax revenue with cities and counties — but only if they allow approved marijuana businesses in their jurisdictions. It's an approach that has worked to some degree in Colorado, said Kevin Bommer, deputy director of the Colorado Municipal League.
Olympia Lawmakers Weigh Medical MarijuanaHundreds of medical marijuana activists are expected at a hearing Thursday in Olympia as lawmakers weigh a proposal for reining in the unregulated system.
Oregon Voters Approve Recreational MarijuanaState officials will regulate the sale and taxation of cannabis products for adults 21 years of age and older.
First Marijuana Planted For Medical Use In ChileThe South American country's experiment adds to an international trend of easing restrictions on marijuana for medical or personal use.
$50K Worth Of Pot Stolen From Hole In Wall Thieves stole 50 thousand dollars worth of marijuana from a dispensary in Georgetown, according to the Seattle Police.
Bellevue Approves Sale Of Legal MarijuanaBellevue, one of Washington's largest cities, has rejected a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana
Feds Seek Prison For Rural Washington Pot Growers The green-cross storefronts of medical marijuana dispensaries are common in much of Washington, and the state is plowing ahead with licensing people to grow and sell recreational pot to adults.