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Pot Shop Hopeful Sues Wenatchee Over Ban

Whether cities in Washington state can ban marijuana businesses is the subject of new lawsuit

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

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Zoning Changes Could Keep Marijuana Out Of Local Tourist Spots

Some members of the Seattle City Council are proposing restrictions on where marijuana sales take place in the city, according to KIRO TV.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2013

A tiny number of bars, cafes and private clubs are catering to the new stoner class in Washington and Colorado since voters last fall made them the first states to legalize marijuana for adults over 21. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Washington, Colorado Bars Test Waters On Marijuana Users

A tiny number of bars, cafes and private clubs are catering to the new stoner class in Washington and Colorado since voters last fall made them the first states to legalize marijuana for adults over 21.

03/26/2013

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Public Health Groups Weigh In On Legal Pot

Washington state should be conservative in how much legal marijuana it allows to be sold and strict in how it regulates pot advertising, a group of local public health and substance abuse prevention organizations says.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2013

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Board Announces Forums For Public Input On Legal Pot

Members of the public are getting their chance to influence the creation of a legal marijuana market in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Seattle Police Loosens Pot Rules For Applicants

The Seattle police department says it is loosening rules on past marijuana use by applicants. Police officials say the change in policy comes because voters legalized the recreational use of pot by approving Initiative 502.

CBS Seattle–12/18/2012

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Complications Arise With Drug-Free Work Places And Legal Pot

Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they grab the pipe or joint during off hours.

CBS Seattle–12/07/2012

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Space Needle Smoke-Out Planned, SPD Provides Pot Use Guide

Legal marijuana possession becomes a reality Thursday, but some people plan to celebrate the new law by technically breaking it.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2012

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State College Campuses Remain Pot-Free Despite Legalization

Young voters helped pass laws legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado, but many still won’t be able to light up. Most universities have codes of conduct banning marijuana use, and they get millions of dollars in funding from the federal government, which still considers pot illegal.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

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History In Washington: Recreational Marijuana Use Legalized

Washington voters made their state the first in the nation to legalize recreational pot use on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with a federal government that backs the drug’s prohibition.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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