Washington Wants Pot Tax Trial In State CourtThe state attorney general's office has asked a federal judge in Seattle to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Washington's authority to tax marijuana sales.
Alaska Legislator: Bring Firearm Manufacturers To Alaska The speaker of the Alaska House wants to bring gun manufacturers to the state.
Effort Building To Change US Pot Laws An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a federal pot tax.
As Pot Goes Proper, A History Of Weed The grass is no greener. But, finally, it's legal — at least somewhere in America. It's been a long, strange trip for marijuana.
If Voters OK Hemp, Unclear Farmers Would Grow It Residents of Washington, Oregon and Colorado won't just be considering whether to let adults buy pot at state-sanctioned shops when they vote next month on legalizing and taxing marijuana. They'll be voting on whether to let farmers grow marijuana's far less potent cousin — hemp — for clothing, food, biofuel and construction materials among other uses.
Justice Department: Seattle Police Unconstitutionally Engage In Excessive ForceSeattle police have engaged in excessive force that violated federal law and the Constitution, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.