recreational marijuana

Cannabis City owner James Lathrop briefly leans against the exterior of his new recreational marijuana store Monday, July 7, 2014, in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Who’s next? 5 states that may allow permissive marijuana laws

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could […]

07/08/2014

Krystal Klacsan works Monday, July 7, 2014 at the recreational marijuana store Cannabis City in Seattle to apply a state-mandated frosted film to the front of a display case that will contain pot varieties when legal sales begin on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Legal marijuana goes on sale in Washington

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Washington became the second state Tuesday to allow people to buy marijuana legally in the U.S. without a doctor’s note. People bought pot at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, […]

07/08/2014

In this photo taken Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Stevie Askew, a worker at Sea of Green Farms, packs recreational marijuana into blunts that will be sold in stores when legal recreational pot sales begin Tuesday, July 8, in Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they’ll finally be able to open for business. “We’re pretty stoked,” said John Evich, […]

07/07/2014

Edible marijuana products are pictured on display at a medical marijuana dispensary in Denver on Friday, April 18, 2014. Many of the items are far more potent than a single marijuana joint. Two recent deaths have raised concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a smoked joint. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

DENVER (AP) — A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of […]

04/18/2014

Calif. voters against legal pot; how about you?

(CNS) – California may be the cradle of the movement to decriminalize marijuana, but most voters do not want to see it legalized for recreational use in the Golden State, according to a new poll. […]

05/31/2012

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