The News Tribune Opinion: From Justice, a serious approach to legal pot

U.S. Attorneys Jenny Durkan of Seattle and Mike Ormsby of Spokane are traveling to Olympia to speak with Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

WASHINGTON: After taking its own sweet time — almost 10 months — to respond to initiatives that legalized marijuana in Washington and Colorado, the Obama administration finally got it right.

R.I.P. Sweet Friend

When he told me last year that he had liver cancer, I immediately told him about Rick Simpson Oil. I begged him … please… I don’t want to lose you.

My friend of ten years died today. He had liver cancer, was 52 years old, and survived by a confused wife, five kids, and one grandchild. Cannabis did not save his life, because he wouldn’t try it. When he told me last year that he had liver cancer, I immediately told him about Rick Simpson Read the full article…

ServiceNet head also leading medical pot effort

The Department of Public Health announces a new licensing process for medical marijuana dispensaries.

MASSACHUSETTS: ServiceNet Inc., the county’s largest human services agency, is a player in the addictions field, but its longtime director sees no conflict between that mission and her efforts to support medical marijuana use.

ServiceNet head also leading medical pot effort

Medical marijuana clones

MASSACHUSETTS: ServiceNet Inc., the county’s largest human services agency, is a player in the addictions field, but its longtime director sees no conflict between that mission and her efforts to support medical marijuana use.

Poll: Utahns support legalization of medical marijuana

57 percent of Utahns oppose legalizing marijuana for personal use but 61 percent support allowing individuals to use marijuana if their doctor has prescribed it.

UTAH: A new poll of registered voters has found that Utahns are opposed to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use but are supportive of allowing the use of cannabis for medical situations.

How Many Medical Marijuana Patients Are There In The United States?

How many medical marijuana patients are there in the US?

A question that I get quite often in my e-mail inbox is ‘how many medical marijuana patients are there in the United States?’ It’s a good question with an answer that is hard to pin down. The main reason that it is hard to pin down is due to the State of California. I posed Read the full article…

Buzzkill: Medical Marijuana Popularity Threatens Legal Pot Push in Washington State

Competition from medical marijuana could cut in half the amount of tax revenue that Washington state receives.

WASHINGTON: Washington state’s new law legalizing pot is hitting a major snag from an unlikely source — medical marijuana. There is growing concern among state officials that as long as medical marijuana is largely unregulated and untaxed, its popularity will cut into the tax revenue expected when pot legally goes on sale for recreational use Read the full article…

Quest to legalize marijuana personal to Florida couple

For the Jordans, the quest to legalize marijuana is very personal. In the background, Florida Governor Charlie Crist talks about his support in the use of medical marijuana on Bay News 9’s Political Connections Sunday morning.

FLORIDA: Sunday morning on Bay News 9’s Political Connections former Florida Governor Charlie Crist talked about his support in the use of medical marijuana. It’s something Bob and Cathy Jordan were shocked to see when they turned on the TV. “I never thought I would hear him say that,” said Bob Jordan, medical marijuana supporter. Read the full article…