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State Faces Prospect Of Too Many Pot Growers

Washington state could be facing a curious economic problem: too many pot growers.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2014

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Gov. Inslee Signs Pot Law Changes

Washington finalized swift changes to the state’s definition of marijuana Wednesday after prosecutors and crime lab scientists expressed concern about the technical aspects of a voter-approved legalization initiative.

CBS Seattle–05/01/2013

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Ex-Feds Sticking Up For Pot In New Local TV Ads

The campaign to legalize and tax recreational marijuana sales for those over 21 in Washington is launching a new television ad campaign Thursday featuring former federal law enforcement officials.

CBS Seattle–10/10/2012

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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.

10/08/2012

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant are seen in a display at the International Cannabis and Hemp Expo. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

If Voters OK Hemp, Unclear Whether 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. But don’t expect farmers to start growing it, at least not immediately.

10/08/2012

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Guide to Seattle’s Hempfest August 17 – 19

Seattle Hempfest started out in 1991 as a humble little gathering and has grown into one of the most sophisticated cannabis policy reform events in the world. This year, the 3-day festival will be open to the public on Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19 at Seattle’s Myrtle Edwards Park.

08/10/2012

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