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Washington State Marijuana

Andy Campbell

Here's What It's Like Inside A Legal Marijuana Shop

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.20.2015 | Weird News

OLYMPIA, Washington -- Many, many people have smoked marijuana. Whether you've inhaled or not, come on, we know you tried it back in the day. But m...

Faggots and Pot in State Washington

Will Bower | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Will Bower

Looking to Start Anew, We Faggots Traveled to the State of Washington.

Is Backpage.com Liable?

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

The girls seek damages from Backpage.com -- believed to sell the most online prostitution ads involving children in the country -- for creating an illegal online marketplace and policing it in bad faith. After Backpage.com published their pictures and sales pitches about them, the girls, ages 13 and 15, were repeatedly raped by customers.

You Can Now Buy Legal Weed In Washington State

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics

SEATTLE (AP) — Surrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy? A new day, i...

REEFER MADNESS! Marijuana Shortage To Sober Washington

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2014 | Weird News

By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE, July 6 (Reuters) - His glass pipes are on display and final regulatory hurdles nearly cleared, but the big...

State Issues First Legal Pot License

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has issued its first legal marijuana license, launching a new phase in the state's ambitious effort to regula...

State Smokes Twice As Much Pot As Previously Thought

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Washington state smokes about twice the amount of marijuana than previously thought, a new study claims. Federal data and survey information compi...

Washington State Marijuana Users Smoked A LOT Of Pot In 2013

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SEATTLE (AP) — Figuring out how much marijuana people use has been one of the trickiest, and most important, questions facing the bureaucrats who ar...

State That Legalized Pot Sees Spike In Drivers Testing Positive

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE (AP) — More drivers have been testing positive for marijuana since Washington legalized the drug last year, according to new figures from th...

DOOBIE-OUS DISCOVERY: Thrift Store Gets 2.5-Pound Marijuana Donation

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.22.2013 | Weird News

A Seattle thrift store recently got a very generous donation, but alas, not of something they can actually resell: 2.5 pounds of marijuana. An empl...

State's Marijuana Vote Holds Heavy National Implications

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine -- PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Advocates of recreational marijuana use are looking to an upcoming vote in Maine as an indicator of whethe...

Panel Approves Rules For New Pot Industry

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SEATTLE — SEATTLE (AP) — Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what...

Panel To Vote On Rules For Washington Pot Industry

Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

By GENE JOHNSON, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — After nearly a year of research, planning and public hearings, Washington state is poised to...

Legal Weed Could Be On Sale In This State By Early 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2013 | Business

Washington, get ready. Legal weed could be on sale early next year. According to a report in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Washington's rules fo...

Weeding Them Out? Feds Raid LEGAL Dispensaries

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

In a series of coordinated raids, federal agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raided marijuana dispensaries in Washington State on We...

State To Feds: A Little Clarity, Guys?

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash., July 11 (Reuters) - Two Washington state regulators who are drafting rules for the state's newly ...

Washington Lawmakers To Eric Holder: 'Respect The Will Of The Voters' On Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Seven Democrats from Washington's congressional delegation called on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder this week to consider the results of last year'...

State Closes In On First-Of-Its-Kind Pot Opportunity

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash., May 16 (Reuters) - After months of study, the Washington state agency charged with overseeing the...

Government Official Gets Crash Course In Pot

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — Mike Steenhout knows spreadsheets, statistics and bean-counting. He has worked as a budget assistant to the governor, managed local op...

Teens Pick Pot Over Cigarettes

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.14.2013 | Teen

SEATTLE -- Washington high school students who participated in a statewide survey say they are twice as likely to smoke marijuana as cigarettes, and t...

Former DEA Chiefs Call For Nullification

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Eight former U.S. drug chiefs warned the federal government Tuesday that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington's new laws ...

Legal Pot Hits Growing Pain

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

SPOKANE, Wash. -- It may be called weed, but marijuana is legendarily hard to grow. Now that the drug has been made legal in Washington and Colorado,...

Could You Be Washington State's Pot Consultant?

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

TACOMA, Wash. — Wanted: A green thumb with extensive knowledge of the black, or at least gray, market. As Washington state tries to figure out ...

State Trying To Solve Big Problem With Legal Pot

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — So far, no one is suggesting checkpoints or fences to keep Washington state's legal pot within its borders. But Gov. Jay Inslee insis...

The Accidental Activist: Rick Steves

The 420 Times | Posted 01.06.2013 | Crime
The 420 Times

After exploring the world, travel writer and TV host Rick Steves' next trip is to legalize marijuana in Washington state.