During the debate over legalization how many times did you hear, "This is no different than my dad wanting a glass of fine wine to sip at the end of a stressful day." Well, one difference was the amount your dad paid for that wine. One marijuana retailer wants to change that.
It's perfectly legal for an adult with a valid ID to buy small amounts of marijuana to consumer responsibly in Washington and Oregon. But the legal, licensed businesses who sell to that adult may not advertise in a newspaper, the U.S. Postmaster General says.
Four Pendleton City Councilors joined their co-horts in unanimously approving an ordinance that would let a public vote decide if marijuana can be sold in city limits. But they did it in style... or at least with a fashion statement.
Last July Denver TV station KMGH-Channel 7 agreed to air a commercial for a marijuana dispensary, but the station backed out before airing it. That left KATU-TV in Portland with the chance to make broadcast history... and that fell through in mid August.
After a traffic accident the police and troopers run blood tests. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission says a positive result for marijuana does not necessarily mean they were high while driving. But new testing procedures reveal "most" were last year.