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Washington Pot Shops Prepare For Historic Sales

With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there’s pot on the shelves.

07/06/2014

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Oregon Organizers Lack ‘Wherewithal’ For Pot Initiative

Marijuana legalization advocate says campaign falls well short of signatures needed to put initiatives on November ballot.

06/23/2014

The FBI will not offer nationwide background checks for individuals seeking to purchase a legal marijuana business in the state. (Getty Images)

FBI Refusing To Run Background Checks On People Trying To Run Legal Marijuana Businesses

FBI is refusing to run nationwide background checks on people applying to run legal marijuana businesses in the state.

03/14/2014

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Study: Legal Weed Encourages Teens To Smoke Pot

Survey of high school students show they are more likely to smoke marijuana if it’s legal.

02/26/2014

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Colorado Considers Tax Status Of Pot Growers

Lawmakers set to vote whether to tax pot farms the same way as other agriculture property.

02/13/2014

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Oregon Communities Seek Option To Ban Medical Pot

State lawmakers considering whether Oregon communities should be allowed to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

02/12/2014

One month after the legalization of recreational marijuana use, Coloradans have mixed feelings about the law. (Getty Images)

Colorado Mulls Lessons From 1st Month Of Pot Sales

Poll shows Coloradans still support legal weed but worry it tarnishes the image of the state.

02/10/2014

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

Research finds marijuana is playing a significant role in fatal traffic accidents.

02/04/2014

Passengers leaving Sea-Tac are not screened for marijuana. (Getty Images)

Washington And Colorado Airports Have Few Ways To Stop Carry-On Weed

Little effort has been made to stop passengers from boarding aircraft with marijuana.

01/30/2014

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Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way

Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.

01/24/2014

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