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Washington clarifies ban on hemp-derived cannabis products

May 2, 2021, 6:00am Northwest

Lab-created cannabis products made from hemp that have been surging in popularity are banned in Washington, a policy statement issued Wednesday by the state’s regulatory body said. Read story

Should states set pot policy by its potency? Some say yes

April 20, 2021, 2:50pm Business

As marijuana legalization spreads across U.S. states, so does a debate over whether to set pot policy by potency. Read story

Cannabis flower at Botanica Seattle's headquarters and production facility in Seattle, Washington on Monday, March 12, 2017.

Centralia pot lab may be the first in Washington to lose its license

Cannabis flower at Botanica Seattle's headquarters and production facility in Seattle, Washington on Monday, March 12, 2017.

April 19, 2021, 6:00am Business

Data analyst Keegan Skeate agonized for more than a year about telling the state about some suspicious test results at a marijuana testing lab. Read story

A poster for Main Street Marijuana is seen here on the dispensaryis wall in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, 2020.

Social equity in cannabis industry at stake in legislative bills, licensing

A poster for Main Street Marijuana is seen here on the dispensaryis wall in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, 2020.

April 7, 2021, 7:58am Latest News

Nine years ago, Washington broke major ground as one of the first two states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. But left out of the conversation in 2012 was something that’s slowly gaining attention — racial equity in the cannabis industry. Read story

Cannabis addiction in teens fuels alarm

April 6, 2021, 6:02am Health

Teenagers’ addiction rates for cannabis are about the same as for prescription opioids, according to a new study of drugs and youth. Read story

A poster for Main Street Marijuana is seen here on the dispensaryis wall in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, 2020.

How $1 billion in pot taxes get spent in Washington

A poster for Main Street Marijuana is seen here on the dispensaryis wall in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, 2020.

March 1, 2021, 6:00am Business

This year marks a milestone for the state’s legal pot industry. For the first time since voters approved recreational pot use nine years ago, the state of Washington is expected to collect more than $1 billion in marijuana sales taxes and fees over the course of its next two-year budget… Read story

Al Graham, left, and Chris Smith of Backwoods Biochar load two-gallon buckets with Petey Green soil while working in Vancouver. The Vancouver-based company distributes biochar-infused cannabis soil.

Vancouver-based Backwoods Biochar getting to root of the challenge

Al Graham, left, and Chris Smith of Backwoods Biochar load two-gallon buckets with Petey Green soil while working in Vancouver. The Vancouver-based company distributes biochar-infused cannabis soil.

February 8, 2021, 6:05am Business

The Pacific Northwest’s cannabis industry has seen near-constant growth since Washington and Oregon legalized cannabis cultivation and sales, both in terms of new retail stores and cannabis-growing operations. Read story

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. The leading cannabis industry group in California announced Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, it had reached an agreement with a state credit union that will provide access to checking and other banking services for marijuana companies, ending what had been a longstanding obstacle for many businesses.

Growing pot at home could become legal in Washington

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. The leading cannabis industry group in California announced Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, it had reached an agreement with a state credit union that will provide access to checking and other banking services for marijuana companies, ending what had been a longstanding obstacle for many businesses.

February 1, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

Washington residents have long been able to brew their own beer in their basement, or ferment homemade wine in their living room. If they want to smoke a joint to unwind, though, their only legal option is to get dressed and buy one at a store. Read story

Cannabis flower at Botanica Seattle's headquarters and production facility in Seattle, Washington on Monday, March 12, 2017.

Black-owned pot shops are rare in Washington. Can a task force fix that?

Cannabis flower at Botanica Seattle's headquarters and production facility in Seattle, Washington on Monday, March 12, 2017.

January 4, 2021, 6:05am Business

Even before this year’s Black Lives Matter protests, Washington state’s legal cannabis industry had a well-known problem with race. Read story

Marijuana plants are pictured at the Baker's marijuana nursery at Baker Medical Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Oklahoma City. When voters in conservative Oklahoma approved medical marijuana in 2018, many thought the rollout would be ploddingly slow and burdened with bureaucracy. Instead, business is booming so much cannabis industry workers and entrepreneurs are moving to Oklahoma from states with more well-established pot cultures, like California, Colorado and Oregon.

As more red states legalize marijuana, some officials try to nip it in the bud

Marijuana plants are pictured at the Baker's marijuana nursery at Baker Medical Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Oklahoma City. When voters in conservative Oklahoma approved medical marijuana in 2018, many thought the rollout would be ploddingly slow and burdened with bureaucracy. Instead, business is booming so much cannabis industry workers and entrepreneurs are moving to Oklahoma from states with more well-established pot cultures, like California, Colorado and Oregon.

December 9, 2020, 12:23pm Nation & World

With his state reeling amid one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the nation, the last thing South Dakota Speaker of the House Steven Haugaard wants to be dealing with during the upcoming legislative session is marijuana. But the state’s voters haven’t left the Republican much choice. Read story