Portland Police Issue A Very Portland Guide Ahead Of Marijuana Legalization

Portland Police Bureau is explaining how much weed you can carry starting July 1st by comparing it to a Voodoo doughnut.

OREGON:  Oregon is just days away from legalizing recreational marijuana, and the Portland Police Bureau is explaining just how much weed you can carry in the most Portland way possible — by comparing it to a Voodoo doughnut. You can legally carry an ounce of marijuana in public, or about the size of a voodoo Read the full article…

Packages Of Marijuana Wash Up On Beaches In Alabama, North Carolina

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ALABAMA:  An Alabama man stumbled upon a 10-pound package of marijuana that washed up on the beach. Multiple news outlets report that Ron Smith was taking a morning walk near the Cotton Bayou Beach access in Orange Beach on Tuesday when he noticed what he thought was a seat cushion floating in the water. Upon Read the full article…

Best Places To Celebrate 4/20 In America For Stoners, Occasional Smokers, And Everyone In Between

If you want to participate in a worthwhile weed celebration this coming Monday, make your way to any one of these top five locations.

COLORADO:  Recreational weed smoking has been legalized in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Alaska, and Washington D.C., giving stoners something to celebrate this year as 4/20 quickly approaches on the calendar. Though the battle for legalization isn’t nearly over yet, listed below are the five best places to celebrate 4/20 in America. You may be surprised to find out Read the full article…

Quiz: How High Is Your Weed IQ?

With 4/20 upon us, test your own legal pot knowledge with this quiz.

COLORADO:  The legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. has moved pot from the realm of criminal arrest to customer service. But many of those now-legal customers are entering a new world of products, prices, and potency. It ain’t about a ten-dollar bag of weed anymore. During the two years I spent Read the full article…

In Washington State, A 10-Person Team Toils For The Government — Selling Pot

The nation’s only government-run marijuana shop was running low on weed.

WASHINGTON:  Deep in the Columbia River Gorge, a short drive from the Bridge of the Gods, the nation’s only government-run marijuana shop was running low on weed. The store had been open for just a few days. Inside, manager Robyn Legun was frantically trying to restock. Outside, five customers stood waiting for the doors to Read the full article…

Homegrown, Gourmet Pot On The Rise In Mexico

Just as seeds increasingly are crossing borders, wider acceptance abroad is reshaping attitudes in Mexico.

MEXICO:  Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet weed, aficionados here are looking to the United States and Europe for the good stuff. Instead of Acapulco Gold, Mexican smokers want strains like Liberty Haze and Moby Dick — Read the full article…

Marijuana Grow Ops Wreck Properties

Marijuana grow operations can cause severe damage to rental properties in the form of the extensive structural alterations.

AUSTRALIA:  In addition to incurring unwanted complications involving law enforcement, the running of marijuana grow operations by tenants can pose a plethora of hazards to the condition of rental properties as well as the health of current and subsequent occupants. One of the chief hazards to properties caused by marijuana grow operations is water damage, given that the illicit cultivation of cannabis involves Read the full article…

Out Of Pot: With No Supply, Tacoma’s First Marijuana Retailer Closes Temporarily

Tacoma's first marijuana retailer is forced to temporarily close its doors due to shortage of product.

WASHINGTON:  The sign posted in front of Tacoma marijuana retailer Rainier on Pine told much of the story. “Sorry We Are Closed! Sold Out!! We will open again soon when more product becomes available.” The rest of the story resembles the tale told by Seattle’s first pot retailer, Cannabis City, which opened in early July Read the full article…

Forget Colorado, New Survey Shows Rhode Islanders Use The Most Marijuana

One in eight, of those over age 12 in Rhode Island  said they had used marijuana in the past month.

RHODE ISLAND:  This may shock you, but Colorado and Washington residents don’t use the most weed (if you’re measuring by the percent of state residents who regularly use marijuana.) Rhode Islanders do. Thirteen percent, or one in eight, of those over age 12 in The Ocean State said they had used marijuana in the past month, according Read the full article…

Blasts Blamed On Hash Oil Lead To Federal Charges

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON:  The chemical process used to make hash oil — a method so fraught with volatility that police compare it to making methamphetamine — has come under attack by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan’s office filed criminal charges against eight people in connection with recent explosions attributed to the manufacture Read the full article…