Posts In Category

The Columbian / Associated Press

The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 16th 2016

Clark County Public Health and Prevent! Clark County are hosting a video and graphics contest for youth to document why they choose not to use marijuana. The Youth Now “Weed Can Wait” contest is open

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 11th 2016

Star, a petite 6-year-old sheltie who competes in dog agility shows, almost missed a contest this month. She had spent the previous night at the vet, totally stoned on marijuana. Her drug trip was an

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 9th 2016

LOS ANGELES — The number of Americans living in states with recreational marijuana more than tripled after at least three states voted to fully legalize the drug. But the election of Republican Donald Trump and

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 9th 2016

SALEM, Ore. — Just a few yards from the Salem, Ore., city line, a customer strolled into the Herbal Remedies cannabis shop on Wednesday, and put his nose into two jars with pot strains on

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 8th 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — The movement to legalize marijuana faced its biggest test yet Tuesday as voters in nine states, including the nation’s most populous, considered proposals to expand legal access to the drug, which is

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 30th 2016

BOSTON — Having proven they can win in the West, advocates for recreational marijuana hope the Nov. 8 election brings their first significant electoral victories in the densely populated Northeast, where voters in Massachusetts and

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 28th 2016

WASHINGTON — After getting busted himself, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes said it’s time for Americans to have an “overdue conversation” about marijuana in the workplace. On July 8, 2014, the first day that retail

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 27th 2016

In 2015, the legal marijuana industry in Colorado created more than 18,000 new full-time jobs and generated $2.4 billion in economic activity, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of the economics of legal cannabis in the

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 27th 2016

PENDLETON, Ore. — City officials say Pendleton’s marijuana odor ordinance is necessary, but some residents say the law is bound to bring trouble. The East Oregonian reports that the Pendleton City Council in June passed

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 22nd 2016

Last year, Golden Leaf Holdings, a leading cannabis company, paid $3.3 million for almost 100 acres of land in Oregon to build a marijuana growing, processing and research site. The future looked bright: Oregon voters

SOURCE: The Columbian / Associated Press
Read More