Medical-pot dispensaries vie for space near Medford, Ore.

This spring, Jackson County commissioners adopted rules that dispensaries must be at least a half-mile apart — a more stringent standard than an Oregon law requiring dispensaries to be at least 1,000 feet from each other.

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Sheriff: Bowe Bergdahl at California home raided for pot

REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years, was at a property in California that was raided for pot, though he was not arrested and had no connection to the marijuana grow, sheriff's officials said Friday. Bergdahl...

Not your Grandma’s cookies: Winterlife Cannabis breaks into edibles

More than a thousand THC-laced cookies passed in front of Seattle Times photographer Ken Lambert's lens when he filmed this video story on Winterlife Cannabis, an edibles manuafacturer that aims to democratize the recreational marijuana industry. "You can't walk down the street without getting the smell of it," says Winterlife employee Harold Dodd.