Oct 21 | D.C. medical marijuana sales off to slow start
In the three months that medical marijuana has been legal to purchase in the District of Columbia, sales have yet to advance beyond a trickle.
Oct 21 | Uruguay Official: Legal Pot for $1 Per Gram
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's drug czar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 per gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper.
Oct 21 | Medical Marijuana Advocates Mobilize Stakeholders Across Washington State for Input on I-502 Regulations
Seattle, WA -- Medical marijuana advocates will hold stakeholder meetings across Washington State next week in advance of submitting written public comments on regulations being developed for I-502, the state's recreational marijuana initiative passed last November. Meetings hosted by the Washington chapter of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) will be held from October 27th-30th in Bellingham, Olympia, Seattle, Spokane, and Yakima.
Oct 21 | CLALLAM: County, city governments quiet on recreational pot law
Clallam County and its three incorporated cities have taken no position on the recreational marijuana law.
Oct 21 | JEFFERSON: Retail pot a 'great opportunity,' economic development representative says
PORT TOWNSEND — The rules for retail marijuana outlets announced by the Washington State Liquor Control Board last week will provide an economic boon to Jefferson County, according to a representative of the local economic council.
Oct 20 | Panel examines future of medical pot in Wash.
SEATTLE (AP) — As the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Dawn Darington has seen patients wracked by AIDS and cancer. She's also seen "patients" who show up for a free pot brownie and never come back.
Oct 20 | Families of children with epilepsy moving to Colorado, drawn by success of marijuana oil
When Mohammad Halabi was a boy, his parents fled war in Lebanon to give their child a chance at life. This month, as Halabi drove to Denver International Airport to pick up his wife and 2-year-old daughter, he realized he was doing the same thing.
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Oct 20 | World's Eyes On Washington's New Recreational Pot Rules
Washington State has finalized rules for recreational marijuana sales, joining Colorado in beginning to create a legal framework for the pot industry. Randy Simmons, deputy director of the Washington Liquor Control Board, says other states and even other countries are watching Washington's developing system very closely.
Oct 20 | State pot forum addresses lingering questions
ELLENSBURG — Workshops about business licenses don’t generally elicit laughter, much less whooping and applause, but that was the scene last week when about 140 residents gathered looking to cash in on the growing, processing and selling of marijuana retail in the state.
Oct 19 | The "Yelp Of Weed": Leafly And Other Marijuana Startups Hope To Gain As Feds Ease Up On Pot
Ask investors about emerging trends in technology, and they might mention wearable devices, the connected home, mobile payments, even Bitcoin. But more often than not, they're glossing over cannabis, a multibillion-dollar industry that's only gaining momentum with varying degrees of legalization in 21 states and the District of Columbia.
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