Monthly Archives: April 2017

The origins of 4/20, marijuana’s high holiday

By
GENE JOHNSON
The Associated Press

Thursday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal-weed states thank their customers with discounts.

This year’s edition provides an occasion for pot activists to reflect on how far their movement has come, with recreational pot […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

By Bart Schaneman

Washington state regulators have begun accepting bids for a new seed-to-sale tracking system to keep tabs on marijuana commerce, a deal with an initial value of about $3 million.

The competition likely will be fierce, given that the contract involves one of the nation’s largest cannabis markets.

But businesses won’t be squaring off against the provider of the state’s current seed-to-sale system, […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Governors from 4 marijuana states ask feds to leave them alone

Governors from 4 marijuana states ask feds to leave them alone

The governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington say that marijuana legalization has expanded their economies.

DENVER — Governors from the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana are asking the Trump administration to let the pot experiments continue.

The governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington say that marijuana legalization has expanded their economies.

The governors also say in Monday’s letter […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|