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WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough for advocates of legalizing pot,
CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used
EATONVILLE — Authorities say one person was shot in the leg after two people broke into a Washington state home containing an illegal marijuana growing operation. KOMO-TV reports two masked people barged into the Eatonville
Spokane — A Washington State University researcher and a Spokane budtender have at least one thing in common: They want more cannabis research. Mark Lange, WSU professor with the Institute of Biological Chemistry, published research
Heading out of town? Now your cannabis can come along, too. In an update to its website’s “What Can I Bring?” section, the Travel Security Administration clarified that Food and Drug Administration-approved hemp products like
SILVER SPRING, Md. — CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status . Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow the hemp ingredient in food, drinks and dietary supplements.
SPOKANE — Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe’s outcomes prescribing medicinal marijuana to patients. The partnership between the land grant
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office and the state Liquor and Cannabis Board say they have shut down an unlicensed marijuana shop operating near Mount Vernon in Clear Lake. The Skagit Valley Herald
CHICAGO — Medical marijuana company Verano Holdings was out of room at its headquarters in Chicago’s River North. It was just that simple. Earlier this year, the company found a new home. At 9,500 square
If the Clark County Council moves forward and lifts its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas, it’s expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional revenue from taxes on the drug.