medical marijuana

Growing pot industry offers breaks to entice minorities
OAKLAND (AP) — Some cities and states with legal pot are trying to make up for the toll drug enforcement took on minorities by giving them a better shot at joining the marijuana industry.
Voters in Massachusetts approved a recreational pot question that was the first to include language encouraging p…
Lawmakers Push to Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state lawmakers are considering joining three other states to allow students to use marijuana in school for medical purposes.
House Bill 1060 would permit a parent or guardian to privately administer medical marijuana to a child while at school, on a school bus …
Report: DOJ Should Track its Monitoring of Pot Legalization
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Government Accountability Office says the Justice Department needs to better document how it's tracking the effect of marijuana legalization in the states.
In a report Monday, investigators noted that the DOJ said in 2013 it would allow states to regulate marijuana for medical …
Medical Pot Operators Sue Over State Licensing Priority
SEATTLE (AP) — Medical marijuana dispensary owners are suing the state over a system that could be leaving long-standing operators outside the recreational pot industry.
The Seattle Times reports a lawsuit filed Friday against the Liquor and Cannabis Board says longtime operators that pay taxes…
Nurse Arrested In Marijuana Bust
Police arrested Michelle Wanick, a nurse at the Yakima County Jail, on April 20, after investigators found more that 100 marijuana plants in her home in the 1,600 block of  South 14th Avenue.
The raid stems from an incident where Wanick's nine-year-old daughter was …
Council Passed Ordinnace
THE YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY PASSED AN ORDINANCE BANNING COLLECTIVE GARDENS OR MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES IN THE CITY...
THREE PEOPLE SPOKE OUT IN FAVOR OF THE GARDENS AT THE PUBLIC HEARING, BUT IN THE END, THE COUNCIL GAVE THE THUMBS DOWN TO DISPENSARIES...