Man arrested in Washington dispensary kidnapping confesses on television

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 12:17 pm • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — A man arrested in the kidnapping of a Cheney marijuana store employee has given a jailhouse confession to a Spokane television station. Related: Body of kidnapped Washington budtender found Donovan…

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Suspect arrested in case of kidnapped pot shop employee in Washington

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 8:15 am By The Associated Press YAKIMA, Wash. — Authorities say a man suspected in the Sunday kidnapping of a marijuana store employee near Spokane has been captured. The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office says Donovan Culps was taken into…

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Oregon ER doctor arrested in raid, accused of making cannabis oils illegally

Published: Sep 1, 2017, 4:05 pm • Updated: Sep 1, 2017, 4:05 pm By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Oregon county narcotics enforcement unit arrested an emergency room doctor and five other people while conducting raids on two houses. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reported Thursday that the doctor is…

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Netflix weed strains inspired by “Arrested Development,” “Bojack Horseman” and “Orange is the New Black”

Published: Aug 28, 2017, 2:09 pm • Updated: Aug 28, 2017, 2:11 pm By James McClure, Civilized The streaming service Netflix entered the cannabis industry last weekend by releasing ‘The Netflix Collection‘ — a line of 10 special strains named after their best original shows. “Each strain was cultivated with…

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Man who blamed explosion on dynamite in fridge arrested on suspicion of making hash oil

Published: May 2, 2017, 4:44 pm • Updated: May 3, 2017, 11:56 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Investigators say a man who blamed an explosion at his Pueblo County home Tuesday on someone putting a stick of dynamite in his refrigerator was arrested after deputies discovered evidence the…

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Charges dropped for all but 2 arrested in DC joint giveaway, new protest planned today

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 8:50 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 8:53 am By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against six of the eight people arrested during a marijuana giveaway near the U.S. Capitol. The U.S. attorney’s office said Friday that it would…

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Cops raid “Philly Smoke Session” party, 22 arrested

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 7:33 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 7:58 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police were continuing to investigate after raiding a pot-smoking party at a city warehouse, arresting 22 people and seizing 50 pounds of marijuana. Police say Saturday night’s event was organized…

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7 protesters arrested for handing out free joints near U.S. Capitol

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 1:27 pm By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The conflict between federal and local laws on marijuana played out in the shadow of the Capitol on Thursday, when seven pro-pot activists were arrested for doing something that’s…

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Two arrested after gunfire near Denver’s 4/20 celebration; no one hurt

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:29 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 7:38 pm By Kieran Nicholson and Jon Murray, The Denver Post A brief gunfire incident occurred early Thursday evening near the annual 4/20 cannabis celebration in downtown Denver. Police said nobody was hurt, and officers arrested two people soon after…

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