More Marijuana Articles

  • Quinn OKs cannabis use for kids with epilepsy

    CHICAGO (AP) — Minors with epilepsy would be allowed to use medical marijuana under a measure Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed Sunday. The measure adds seizures to the list of treatable conditions in the state's medical cannabis program and allows children with seizures from epilepsy to consume...

  • Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice...

  • Edible marijuana products recalled in Colorado

    DENVER (AP) — A popular Colorado brand of marijuana-infused brownies and other sweets was recalled Thursday amid concerns of contamination from unsanitary equipment. The Denver Department of Environmental Health recalled several products from the company At Home Baked because of concerns over...

  • In Seattle, delivering legal pot illegally

    SEATTLE (AP) — William "Jackrabbit" Large pulls his SUV onto the side of a downtown Seattle street, parking behind an Amazon Fresh delivery truck and carrying a product the online retailer doesn't offer: marijuana. The thin, bespectacled Large is a delivery man for Winterlife, a Seattle...

  • Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

    CHICAGO (AP) — The prospect of adding jobs — even as few as 30 — has led officials in many shrinking Illinois' communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to get friendly with would-be growers. The aspiring growers and their agents have been...

  • Colorado recreational pot sales dip for 1st time

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado sold less recreational pot in May than in April, the first month-to-month sales decline for the drug that became legal at the beginning of the year. Tax collections reported by the state Department of Revenue this week showed Colorado sold about $21 million of...

  • Tons of pot seized in California traffic stop

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California said Thursday they seized more than 3 tons of packaged marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul driver who ran a red light. Two officers smelled marijuana during the traffic stop early Wednesday, said Sgt. Joe Grubbs of the Bakersfield...

  • Legal pot now a short drive for many Oregonians

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Recreational pot is now on sale in Washington state, but actually getting that pot required some patience Tuesday for residents not only of neighboring Oregon but southwest Washington as well. Freedom Market in Kelso, Washington — 45 miles north of Portland — was...

  • Legal marijuana in Washington state: How it works

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry: ___ WHEN AND WHERE CAN I BUY WEED IN WASHINGTON? The...

  • 'Free the weed': Scenes from Washington pot sales

    As employees worked frantically to prepare the shelves and assess their inventory at Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, Washington, 22-year-old Zoe Wainwright was among the dozens in line early Tuesday waiting for legal marijuana sales to begin. The Bellingham man said he's an occasional pot...

  • Parnell won't study pot measure ahead of vote

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Sean Parnell said he will not use state resources to study the implications of legalizing marijuana unless voters approve a pot initiative this fall. Parnell said he would work to implement the initiative if it passes in November; the Republican also is up for...

  • Who's Next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here's a look at five of the states that may be...

  • NY becomes 23rd state to allow medical marijuana

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York has become the 23rd state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment — though it will have one of the most restrictive programs in the country. Under legislation signed into law on Saturday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, patients with one of 10 diseases will be able to...

  • A look at legal pot as Washington stores prepare

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry: Q: When can I buy legal weed? A: The state's Liquor Control...

  • Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line was already forming. At Cannabis City, where the owner wasn't planning to open his...



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