MARIJUANA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARIJUANA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197698-79/marijuana-edibles-infused-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197698-79/marijuana-edibles-infused-medical.html.csp">Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA RATHKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T08:59:01.915-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montpelier, Vt. • Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug. Edibles and infused products such as snack bars, olive oils and tinctures popular with medical marijuana users have flourished into a gourmet market of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581976982014-07-18T08:59:01.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T08:59:01.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197698@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:59:01 MDT Traffic stop leads to major Spanish Fork drug bust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186143-78/fork-police-spanish-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186143-78/fork-police-spanish-suspect.html.csp">Traffic stop leads to major Spanish Fork drug bust</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:25:50.462-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Spanish Fork traffic stop led police to three arrests and seizure of a large cache of marijuana and other drugs from both a suspect’s car and home. Spanish Fork police Lt. Matt Johnson said a male suspect’s car was pulled over about 5:30 p.m. Monday, and a subsequent search turned up 60 pounds of packaged marijuana. That prompted police to obtain a search warrant for the suspect’s residence in southwest Spanish Fork. At the home, police seized another 26 pounds of marijuana, along with drug p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186143@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:25:50 MDT House votes to allow marijuana-related banking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58192015-79/marijuana-banks-guidance-pot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58192015-79/marijuana-banks-guidance-pot.html.csp">House votes to allow marijuana-related banking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T18:41:01.598-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 06:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana. The 236-186 vote rejected a move by Rep. John Fleming, R-La., to block the Treasury Department from implementing guidance it issued in February telling banks how to report on their dealings with marijuana-related businesses without running afoul of federal money-laundering laws. Marijuana dealing is still against federal law, so banks who do busi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581920152014-07-16T18:41:01.598-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T18:41:01.598-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192015@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:41:01 MDT AP PHOTOS: How marijuana goes from garden to store http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164985-68/marijuana-green-sea-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164985-68/marijuana-green-sea-twitter.html.csp">AP PHOTOS: How marijuana goes from garden to store</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T08:16:00.111-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bellingham, Wash. • Top Shelf Cannabis was able to open its doors to sell marijuana when Washington state’s recreational pot industry finally opened for business because of growers like Sea of Green Farms. For months leading up to the grand opening Tuesday, when Washington became the second state in the U.S. to allow recreational sales after Colorado, the employees at Sea of Green Farms have methodically nurtured the plants in a grow house in Seattle. Associated Press photographer Ted Warren vis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581649852014-07-09T08:16:00.111-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T08:16:00.111-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:16:00 MDT Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160652-68/state-marijuana-pot-cannabis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160652-68/state-marijuana-pot-cannabis.html.csp">Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENE JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T08:39:02.328-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 08:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Lines were growing in the pre-dawn hours Monday outside shops set to become the first in Washington state to sell recreational marijuana legally. Deb Green, a 65-year-old retiree, waited all night outside Cannabis City, the only licensed shop in Seattle. The owner wasn’t planning to open his doors until noon Tuesday. Greene had showed up Monday afternoon with a chair, sleeping bag, food, water and a 930-page book. “I voted for it, and I’m just so excited to see it come to be in my life...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606522014-07-08T08:39:02.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T08:39:02.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160652@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:39:02 MDT Washington issues first pot shop licenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156610-79/pot-state-marijuana-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156610-79/pot-state-marijuana-washington.html.csp">Washington issues first pot shop licenses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENE JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T12:01:15.864-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 12:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they’ll finally be able to open for business. “We’re pretty stoked,” said John Evich, an investor in Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, in a 2:30 a.m. Pacific time interview with The Associated Press. “We haven’t had any sleep in a long time, but we’re excited for the next step.” Randy Simmons, the state Liquor Control Board’s project manager ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581566102014-07-07T12:01:15.864-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T12:01:15.864-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156610@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:01:15 MDT The Denver Post: Labeling pot edibles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58147012-82/marijuana-products-rules-serving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58147012-82/marijuana-products-rules-serving.html.csp">The Denver Post: Labeling pot edibles</a></h4>