If you have an opened or unsealed package of marijuana in your car, it should be stored in the trunk, says Sgt. James Prouty of the Washington State Patrol. But if you don't have a trunk, putting it in your locked glove compartment will do, he says.
With marijuana legalization expected to be implemented later this year in Canada, it could have significant implications for the U.S. border. It could mean longer wait times and more questioning about cannabis.
By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every few weeks, he had been to the emergency room dozens of times, tried anti-nausea drugs, anti-anxiety medications and antidepressants, endured an upper endoscopy procedure and two colonoscopies, seen a psychiatrist and had his appendix and gallbladder removed.
Also known by its full name, cannabidiol, CBD is just one of hundreds of compounds hiding within the cannabis plant. It's a distant cousin of THC, the stuff in pot that's notorious for getting you stoned and for inciting the wrath of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Thurston County Commissioners pondered their next step in regulating marijuana operations in the county on Wednesday, especially in the Grand Mound area where a number of operations are licensed or under review.
A new report from a Department of Justice task force is expected to link marijuana use to violent crime. But in Washington state, which legalized recreational marijuana use in 2012, violent crime rates have gone down.
Thurston County received written comments from 30 people on a set of proposed marijuana regulations, and 98 percent of those comments were “in support of in keeping marijuana producers and processors out of rural residential areas,” county official says.
Thurston County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to take comment on proposed changes and another extension for the county’s interim regulations for marijuana producers, processors and retailers.