Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national...
MedMen’s ends blockbuster deal adding to cannabis stock woes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana stocks have come down hard from their highs a year ago, and the skid isn't just spooking investors.
On Tuesday, MedMen Enterprises Inc., which sells legal...
Panama lawmakers debate legalizing medicinal marijuana
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Lawmakers in Panama have taken up an initiative that seeks to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Debate over the issue began two years ago. The previous...
Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine marijuana enthusiasts will probably be able to purchase their preferred products in retail stores by March 2020 after years of waiting.
Israel calls on Russia to ease tourist’s drug sentence
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it has asked Russia to show leniency to an Israeli tourist arrested on drug charges and has rejected an apparent swap involving a detained Russian national...
Oregon approves six-month ban on flavored vape products
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators enacted a six-month ban Friday on the sale of flavored nicotine and cannabis vape products in stores and online statewide amid an outbreak of illnesses that...
California schools may allow medical cannabis on campuses
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses.
US vaping illnesses continue to rise, cause still a mystery
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. continues to rise, now reaching about 1,300 cases and at least 26 deaths.
Chicago wants public to weigh in on legal marijuana sales
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials are holding public meetings for residents to weigh in on the sale of recreational marijuana in the city.
A new state law will allow recreational marijuana to...
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Charges allege foreign funds funneled to 2 Nevada candidates
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Contributions to Republican candidates for Nevada governor and state attorney general in 2018 were attempts by businessmen with ties to President Donald Trump's lawyer and the...
Lawmakers move to legalize hemp over governor’s objection
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are writing a bill to legalize industrial hemp in 2020, despite the governor's stated plan to veto it because law enforcement can't differentiate...
Police: Man in stolen van had 131 pounds of loose pot plants
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man is accused of driving a stolen van filled with 131 pounds (59.4 kilograms) of marijuana plants.
Citing a Dover police statement, news outlets report...
Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes
WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a trooper found nearly 70 pounds (31.75 kilograms) of marijuana inside gift-wrapped boxes in a vehicle.
Vaping fallout: Small stores suffer as vapers turn away
NEW YORK (AP) — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales...
Police: Utah man gave his unknowing co-workers pot brownies
CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — Police say a Utah man gave his unknowing co-workers brownies laced with marijuana, believing it was a "harmless" act.
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- The Washington TimesD.C. Council hears comments on marijuana allowance for workersSeptember 26, 2019
- The News-Times$11,000 worth of hemp stolen from Redding homeSeptember 18, 2019
- Dixon TelegraphWhiteside, Lee counties to vote on marijuana taxSeptember 14, 2019
- Watertown Daily TimesJury trial set for Watertown womanAugust 1, 2019
Line for pot licenses forms way early in 1 Michigan township
MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A line has formed outside a western Michigan government building more than a week before local officials start accepting applications for recreational marijuana...
Judge: Minnesota drug siezure was illegal; charges dismissed
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge says the police seizure of more than $4 million in marijuana and other contraband from two Montana men who were driving through Minnesota was illegal.
Vaping, guns, marijuana on tap for Maine legislative session
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature might consider restrictions on vaping, stricter gun controls and new marijuana laws in the coming legislative session.
Southern California marijuana grow sites raided
HEMET, Calif. (AP) — About 10 tons of marijuana plants and processed pot have been seized in raids on illegal cultivation sites in a rural area of Southern California.
County court sued over ban on probationers using medical pot
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three medical marijuana patients on Tuesday challenged a Pennsylvania county's policy that people on probation and other forms of court supervision may not use the drug,...
Man pleads guilty in charges stemming from wave of raids
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man in Maine whose properties were part of a federal raid of more than 20 marijuana sites has pleaded guilty to drug charges.
Wisconsin’s growing hemp industry to get boost under bill
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's hemp industry would remain under state control as it enters its second year under a bill the state Senate has approved.
Milwaukee man, woman accused in THC vape operation
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man and woman are accused in an alleged counterfeit THC vape operation.
Police searched a home on Milwaukee's south side last week and uncovered nearly $1...
Medical pot use won’t put Missouri patients’ welfare at risk
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri patients with medical marijuana cards won't be at risk of losing welfare if they test positive for pot under a revamped state policy.
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Clampdown on vaping could send users back toward cigarettes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two years ago, electronic cigarettes were viewed as a small industry with big potential to improve public health by offering a path to steer millions of smokers away from...
Man seeks to withdraw plea in 2015 slaying
BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — A man is seeking to withdraw a guilty plea he entered as a teenager in the 2015 slaying of a woman during what Pennsylvania authorities said was a marijuana deal gone...
Cannabis conference held as sale of marijuana draws nearer
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Cannabis Convention is underway amid excitement over the expectation of the legal sale of marijuana next year.
Former Air Force tailback Saucier sentenced for cocaine use
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Former Air Force tailback Joseph Saucier will serve three months behind bars after pleading guilty to cocaine use and marijuana possession.
Oregon imposes temporary ban on some vaping products
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's governor ordered a temporary ban Friday on the sale of flavored vaping products amid an outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 people nationwide -- and killed two...
Man gets prison sentence for distributing synthetic pot
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a North Carolina man to four years in prison for distributing a synthetic marijuana that prosecutors say made more than 100 members of the...
San Diego considers restrictions on cannabis billboards
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new proposal would limit locations where billboards advertising marijuana businesses can be located in San Diego.
KFMB-TV reports the proposal would ban cannabis billboard...
Maine’s cannabis conference happening as legal sales near
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The longest-running cannabis conference in the Northeast is coming to Maine’s largest city this weekend.
The Maine Cannabis Convention is taking place at the Portland...
3 facing drug charges after driving wrong way down street
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Drug charges have been filed against three people who authorities say were driving the wrong way down a street and smelled of marijuana.
Alaska alcohol control board takes step to oust director
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board that regulates alcohol in Alaska voted Thursday to oust its director, though the law also gives the state’s marijuana regulatory board a say.
Bevin, Beshear bicker over gambling, education at debate
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — In a hard-hitting debate that exposed their mutual rancor, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear traded swipes Thursday over casino gambling and...
What we know about the US vaping illness outbreak
U.S. health officials continue to look for patterns in the hundreds of serious lung injuries reported in people who use electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices.
Ex-Air Force tailback Joseph Saucier pleads to cocaine use
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Former Air Force tailback Joseph Saucier has pleaded guilty to cocaine use and marijuana possession.
The Gazette reports Saucier entered the pleas at an...
4th person arrested in illegal Wisconsin THC vaping business
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have made a fourth arrest in connection with a black market THC vape manufacturing business in Wisconsin.
A 19-year-old woman is being held in the Kenosha...
Hemp law complicates pot prosecution in Georgia county
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Illegal marijuana users shouldn’t get comfortable in a Georgia county just yet.
Gwinnett County police announced in August that they wouldn’t jail people for small...
Virginia AG supports legalizing recreational marijuana
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorney General Mark Herring tweeted his support for the legalization of recreational marijuana in Virginia Tuesday night.
Colorado banks quietly offer services to marijuana industry
DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s cannabis industry has had a chief request since marijuana was legalized: Give us access to banks.
But it turns out that hundreds of the state’s pot businesses are...
Man sentenced to 7 years for Colorado marijuana grows
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for growing thousands of marijuana plants in Rifle and in southwest Colorado.
Ponzi scheme settlement ends federal investigation in Denver
DENVER (AP) — A Denver man has agreed to settle with federal officials after convincing investors to give him tens of millions of dollars in a cattle and marijuana Ponzi scheme.
San Francisco campaign to stop e-cigarette measure pushes on
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A campaign to defeat an industry-backed e-cigarette measure on San Francisco's ballot will push on despite the announcement by Juul Labs Inc. that it will stop financially...