Law & Crime

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) confirmed in an expanded policy update last week that hemp products are legal to mail under certain circumstances since the crop is no longer a federally controlled substance.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) updated its policy on cannabis over the Memorial Day weekend, changing the medical marijuana section of its “What Can I Bring?” webpage from reading “no” to “yes” (with “special instructions”).

The organizers of Hempfest, Seattle’s annual giant celebration of all things marijuana, and a pair of the state’s largest cannabis retailers have filed a lawsuit and are seeking an injunction to prevent the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) from enforcing a ban on advertising at the festival.

Veterans in North Dakota can now get medical marijuana, without a doctor's recommendation.

According to some estimates, extracts account for nearly half of the sales at Arizona dispensaries.

“Stop thinking about rolling joints. You’ve got to start thinking about vaping, extracts and oils,” said Craig Amos, a state-certified drug recognition expert.

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