As Washington works out the various complications of its new law — including the fact that marijuana is still illegal under federal law — neighbors are watching with curiosity, and perhaps some apprehension.
Even though having up to an ounce of marijuana will be legal in Washington starting on Thursday, Portland police officers are reminding Oregonians that it’s still a violation to have pot in the Beaver State.
Marijuana legalization votes this week in Colorado and Washington state don't just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug law for residents. The measures also open the door for marijuana tourism.
Smoking marijuana for medicinal reasons became legal in the state of Oregon in 1998, and Measure 80 would have taken the law a step further. Although the law fell short in here in Oregon, similar bills passed in Washington and Colorado. Many think...
Voters a continent apart made history Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine and Maryland becoming the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington state legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
Happily isolated on California's remote Humboldt County coast, Arcata has long made room in its heart for marijuana, whether grown illegally in the back woods by refugees of the Summer of Love, or legally in the back rooms of homes by medical pot patients.