Washington Archives - Marijuana and Health

Washington voters should reject the rush to legalize pot The district's law decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana went into effect only in July, but already voters are being asked to take the even more far-reaching step of legalizing the drug. We supported the elimination of harsh criminal penalties … Read more on Mt. Vernon Register-News […]
A new law makes it legal to possess and smoke marijuana in Washington state, but pot possession is still a federal crime. For more CNN videos on YouTube, che… Video Rating: 4 / 5
States with medical marijuana have 25 percent fewer prescription overdose deaths The rate of overdose deaths rose in all states over the study period. California, Oregon and Washington were the only three states with medical marijuana laws in place before 1999, while ten more joined by 2010. While the results seem to suggest that … […]
Washington state agency sets rules for pot edibles Lollipops, gummy bears and cotton candy can sometimes be found in medical marijuana dispensaries not regulated by the board, but won't be allowed in state-licensed recreational marijuana stores. The rules will allow marijuana-infused cookies or … Read more on The Spokesman Review Edible pot rules: No to […]