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Cannabis shop robberies spiked in Clark County in 2022

January 19, 2023, 6:02am Business

It was almost 10 p.m. in late February 2022 when four armed robbers, all in their late teens and early twenties, stormed the Craft Cannabis Marijuana Dispensary on Andresen Road,… Read story

As legal pot grows, more kids sickened by edibles at home

January 3, 2023, 8:05am Health

The number of young kids, especially toddlers, who accidentally ate marijuana-laced treats rose sharply over five years as pot became legal in more places in the U.S., according to a… Read story

Herbtender Amy Johnson displays Dutch Treat, left, and Day Purps, two of their most popular products from Doc & Yeti Urban Farms, at the newest location of The Herbery.

Washington pot sales decline for first time in the decade since legalization

Herbtender Amy Johnson displays Dutch Treat, left, and Day Purps, two of their most popular products from Doc & Yeti Urban Farms, at the newest location of The Herbery.

December 19, 2022, 7:33am Business

This December marks a decade since Washington state became one of the first two states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana. Read story

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Hazel Dell bar owner arrested after dispute with cannabis dispensary staff

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October 31, 2022, 1:16pm Clark County News

A Hazel Dell bar owner was arrested Saturday night after allegedly threatening employees at a nearby cannabis dispensary and assaulting a responding Clark County sheriff’s deputy. Read story

Detectives are looking for three armed robbers seen in surveillance video from Sticky's Pot Shop in Hazel Dell on Sept. 19.

Suspects sought robbery at Sticky’s Pot Shop in Hazel Dell

Detectives are looking for three armed robbers seen in surveillance video from Sticky's Pot Shop in Hazel Dell on Sept. 19.

October 20, 2022, 11:02am Clark County News

Sheriff’s deputies released photos Thursday of a Sept. 19 robbery at Sticky’s Pot Shop in Hazel Dell, in hopes the publicity will help identify the robbers. Read story

Ramsey Doudar, fulfillment lead at The Reef and leader a consumer advocacy group called Patients and Users for Reasonable Cannabis Policy, on Sept. 28, 2022, in Seattle.

Researchers warn of mental health risks of high-potency cannabis

Ramsey Doudar, fulfillment lead at The Reef and leader a consumer advocacy group called Patients and Users for Reasonable Cannabis Policy, on Sept. 28, 2022, in Seattle.

October 9, 2022, 6:03am Health

Researcher Beatriz Carlini clicks through a few local cannabis retailers’ websites before finding what she’s looking for. Read story

High End Market Place store manager Jeffrey Hickok said he often recommends cannabis flower to help counteract chemotherapy side effects such as nausea and pain.

Is cannabis a solution for breast cancer patients’ chemo side effects?

High End Market Place store manager Jeffrey Hickok said he often recommends cannabis flower to help counteract chemotherapy side effects such as nausea and pain.

October 9, 2022, 5:39am Breast Cancer

The months after a breast cancer diagnosis can be frightening as patients weigh the pros and cons of treatment approaches. Patients may discuss radiation, chemotherapy, mastectomies and reconstruction with their oncologists. These days, there’s another thing that patients might add to that list: cannabis. Read story

Brothers Chris, left, and Alex Shreeve at the Belltown location of their cannabis shop The Baker?(C)?(C). The cannabis industry is inherently a risky space, said Chris Shreeve.

Amazon still says no to drugs, and is booting marijuana businesses

Brothers Chris, left, and Alex Shreeve at the Belltown location of their cannabis shop The Baker?(C)?(C). The cannabis industry is inherently a risky space, said Chris Shreeve.

October 2, 2022, 6:02am Business

For nine years, Arnold Marcus had been making a living selling spice grinders on Amazon. Read story

The Healing Center, a marijuana dispensary, in Needles, California, on July 16, 2019.

California passes bill to protect workers who smoke pot off the clock

The Healing Center, a marijuana dispensary, in Needles, California, on July 16, 2019.

September 5, 2022, 6:02am Business

California could soon become the seventh state in the United States to protect its pot-smoking employees. Read story

Security guard Austin MacMath wears a gun on his belt, Tuesday, April 19, 2022, while working outside Mary Mart, a marijuana store in Tacoma, Wash. A surge in robberies at licensed cannabis shops in Washington state is helping fuel a renewed push for federal banking reforms that would make the cash-dependent stores a less appealing target. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington pot shop robberies, deaths fuel calls for U.S. banking bill

Security guard Austin MacMath wears a gun on his belt, Tuesday, April 19, 2022, while working outside Mary Mart, a marijuana store in Tacoma, Wash. A surge in robberies at licensed cannabis shops in Washington state is helping fuel a renewed push for federal banking reforms that would make the cash-dependent stores a less appealing target. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 20, 2022, 2:25pm Business

A surge in robberies at licensed cannabis shops — including a pistol-whipping, gunshots and killings in Washington state last month — is helping fuel a renewed push for federal banking reforms that would make the cash-dependent stores a less appealing target. Read story