The city of Lynnwood, Wash., has returned 202 dead marijuana plants and 6 pounds of drying pot that was seized from a group of medical marijuana patients more than a year ago.
Washington is pushing forward with plans to entice the latter into its new world of legal, taxed recreational pot, and advocates like Darington say they’re worried about where that’s going to leave those who actually need cannabis.
People busted for marijuana can argue they needed it for medical reasons, even if they failed to follow the requirements of the state’s medical marijuana law, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday.
Washington’s medical marijuana system is “not tenable” in light of new guidance from the U.S. Justice Department about its pot-related enforcement priorities, the chief federal prosecutors in the state said Thursday.
A Colorado businessman is on a mission to start selling marijuana right next to potatoes, tomatoes and bread at farmers markets and his inspiration comes from Seattle’s own NW Cannabis Farmers Market.
A national group that opposes efforts to legalize marijuana is launching a new Washington chapter, but it’s not pushing for the repeal of the state’s new recreational pot law.
A new business offers home medical marijuana delivery in the Seattle area.
A legislative budget committee has signed off on a bill that would legalize medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon.
For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted attention from the federal government or a backlash that could slow the marijuana reform movement across the country.
More than a dozen people, many of them medical marijuana patients or providers, testified Monday against a measure to tax medical marijuana dispensaries, an effort to undermine any black market when sale of state-taxed recreational marijuana starts at the end of this year.