Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Bernie Sanders

By Molly Nelson Every Saturday, at least for a while, we plan to run a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic...

Facing legal challenge, Washington weed regulators lift ban on cannabusiness signs at Seattle Hempfest

Washington regulators have lifted a ban on signs referring to state-licensed marijuana businesses at Hempfest, the massive summer "protestival" that has been held in Seattle every summer for...

‘Defending Our Plant Everywhere’ – A conversation with DOPE Magazine Vice President David Tran

By Matt Nagle   When DOPE Magazine published its first issue in the summer of 2011, it was already ahead of its time. Legalization of recreational cannabis anywhere in...

Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Joe Biden

By Molly Nelson   Every Saturday, at least for a while, we plan to run a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic...

Trump could make marijuana legalization key issue in 2020 election

Although President Donald Trump has remained mostly quiet on the issue of marijuana up to this point, some believe that could all change in the coming months....

Puget Sound has ‘highest cannabis use per capita’ worldwide, wastewater study says

A new study is using Puget Sound wastewater to understand trends in cannabis use.   By Laura Fattaruso, Special to KING 5   Why is there a freezer full of sewage...

It’s all about the customer – and low prices – at 420 Tacoma

“I am confident that the moment customers walk in, they’ll continue to come back. This is going to be their store,” says general manager Ricci. By Matt Nagle matt@tacomaweekly.com At...

High times in Tacoma? Keep it legal with Mary Mart’s visitor’s guide

Welcome to Weed-Friendly Washington! People have always flocked to Washington for the greenery: Roughly 50% of our beautiful state is covered in pristine forestlands, hosting hikers, climbers, and...

Seattle Hempfest files lawsuit against Liquor and Cannabis Board

With Seattle Hempfest just two months away (Aug. 16, 17 and 18), its producer, Seattle Events, and two of our state’s largest retail cannabis retailers have filed...

2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says this is how she would legalize cannabis

Many 2020 presidential candidates have announced their support for federal-level cannabis reform, but few have outlined exactly how they would make that happen. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D)...