February 2017

James Lee voted for Donald Trump in November and even attended Trump’s inauguration in January. Now, he’s scrambling to save a business venture two years in the making, one which a new Trump policy on marijuana could snuff out overnight. Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, alarmed the burgeoning legal-marijuana industry on February 23, when he said […]

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Marijuana-infused foods – often called edibles – are becoming more and more popular in states such as Colorado, where recreational marijuana is sold. In the first quarter of 2014, the first year recreational sales were allowed in Colorado, edibles made up 30 percent of legal sales. By the third quarter of 2016, that grew to […]

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Jeff Sessions. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he is “not a fan” of the expanded use of marijuana during an exchange with reporters on Monday, parroting the Trump Administration’s vow that there will be “greater enforcement” of federal marijuana laws. “Most of you probably know I don’t think America is going to be […]

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Rumors are flying about an Apple patent that hints at a forthcoming weed vaporizer from the tech giant. Will this alleged “iVape” rethink the portable vaporizer, a device for consuming cannabis in vapor form, like the iPhone revolutionized the cell phone? There’s what Apple fan boys are hoping for. And then there’s reality. Time to […]

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Dear Angela, Hello! Lately, I’ve been thinking about trying the “Devil’s Lettuce” … all my friends do it and I really want to try, but I’m kind of scared … that probably sounds silly, but I’ve never done it before and I’m not sure if I’ll like it. I also don’t want to look dumb […]

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Robotic arm for packing.Photo Credit: wellphoto Now that he won’t be labor secretary, Andy Puzder will be free to keep running his fast food empire the way he likes: with low wages, rampant wage theft and sky-high rates of sexual harassment. Because humans do pesky things like complain and demand decent hours and collective bargaining […]

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Recently, there’s been a lot of buzz about the health benefits of marijuana. Studies and anecdotal evidence have been steadily accumulating that cannabis can help treat epilepsy, autism, chronic pain and multiple sclerosis. A recent NIH report — the most comprehensive summary yet of what science knows about pot — confirms that weed is indeed […]

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By Troy Brynelson The Columbian VANCOUVER — Local marijuana shops say they will take a wait-and-see approach after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently made allusions to a federal crackdown on legal pot. Ramsey Hamide, whose co-owned dispensary Main Street Marijuana is Washington’s top seller of marijuana, said cannabis-based businesses are worried they could […]

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Recently, there’s been a lot of buzz about the health benefits of marijuana. Studies and anecdotal evidence have been steadily accumulating that cannabis can help treat epilepsy, autism, chronic pain and multiple sclerosis. A recent NIH report — the most comprehensive summary yet of what science knows about pot — confirms that weed is indeed […]

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Damian Mann Mail Tribune @reporterdm A lawsuit filed Thursday claims former Jackson County Commissioner Doug Breidenthal accepted cash payments for marijuana consulting while still in office and bilked an elderly couple out of $150,000 to help finance his cannabis store. “We put up the house for it,” said 81-year-old Larry Nelson of Prescott, Ariz. “We’re sitting […]

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