Category Archives: Washington

Washington State Lawmakers Propose Bill That Would Limit THC in Certain Products

A bill proposed last week by a group of Washington lawmakers would limit the THC content of all non-medical cannabis sold in the state to 10 percent.  The legislation, co-sponsored by 22 Democrats in the state House, cited “health professionals and researchers [who] continue to find an association between the use of high potency marijuana […]

Seattle-Based Marijuana Delivery Service Could Be Using Drones Soon

In an effort to save money on logistical costs, a cannabis company has announced its plans to deliver product to Seattle businesses with drones. The high-flying partnership was publicized last month by GRN Holding Corporation, which is carrying out the plan by purchasing the aggressively-named Bellevue, Washington company Squad Drone. The drones could be hoisting […]

Washington State Takes Down Online Map Of Marijuana Businesses Following Burglaries

After a string of burglaries at cannabis businesses in the state, a Washington regulatory agency is suspending an online resource that could be a valuable tool for the culprits. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board has taken down a map from its website that identified the locations of various marijuana companies. “We had a […]

Study Finds Washington’s Cannabis Shops Are More Prevalent In Disadvantaged Areas

A study by Washington State University researchers found that cannabis dispensaries tend to be located in lower income neighborhoods. Though it did not offer definitive answers about the causes of this correlation, its results are leading some local Washington policymakers to question current zoning laws that affect where marijuana businesses can be located. “It’s the […]

Washington State University Joins Biopharmaceutical Firm For Cannabis Study

Medical marijuana research is at an interesting juncture. On the one hand, there has already been a sizable amount of research done on the topic. Yet in many ways, much more research is needed before any clear and consistent conclusions can be drawn. Unfortunately, marijuana related research has always faced a number of legal barriers. […]

Governor of Washington Announces Emergency Ban on Flavored Vapes

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington directed health officials on Friday to ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes and vaping products in the state. In an executive order, the governor called on the state Board of Health to issue the ban, which is to include both nicotine and THC-based products, at its meeting scheduled […]

Cannabis is the Latest Frontier for the Inspiring Hollingsworth Family

I first came across The Hollingsworth Cannabis Company a month or two back when I heard co-founder Joy Hollingsworth detail the amazing journey her family has made through America’s history. Fans of the late Anthony Bourdain’s show No Reservations may have already come across the farm on the show’s stop in Seattle, Washington. Or maybe, […]

University of Washington Announces Study of Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

Researchers at the University of Washington want to know how moms who consume cannabis during pregnancy impact infants’ brain development. Cannabis is legal for adults 21 and over in Washington. But marijuana, along with alcohol and tobacco, is a substance pregnant people are told to avoid. Yet UW researchers say there’s little data to support […]

Behind the ‘Stache with Tacoma FD’s Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme

Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme have been making people laugh for decades, most notably as part of the comedy troupe Broken Lizard, which came together in 1990 at New York’s Colgate University. The group’s films Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread and last year’s Super Troopers 2 are now widely considered cult comedy classics. New Show […]