medical marijuana

Growing pot industry offers breaks to entice minorities
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 participation in the industry by people who were "disproportionately harmed" by marijuana
Report: DOJ Should Track its Monitoring of Pot Legalization
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 or recreational use, as long as they meet federal law enforcement priorities that include keeping
Medical Pot Operators Sue Over State Licensing Priority
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 and follow rules have not been made the priority for recreational marijuana licensing. ...
A Great Year For the American Angus; Occupational Hazards and Processing of Marijuana
A Great Year For the American Angus; Occupational Hazards and Processing of Marijuana
The American Angus Association says Angus breeders are enjoying one of the most successful years on record. New figures released last week show that during fiscal year 2015, sale averages for Angus genetics soared, total registrations grew and the Certified Angus Beef brand achieved its ninth consecutive year of record sales...
Nurse Arrested In Marijuana Bust
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 allegedly hospitalized after accidentally eating a brownie laced with marijuana...