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Washington Prepares For Marijuana Retail Sales

As Washington state prepares to issue the first licenses for marijuana retail stores, Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders on Tuesday announced steps the state is taking to keep pot out of the hands of minors, including making sure that marijuana-related labels aren’t attractive to kids.

1090 The Fan–06/24/2014

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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

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Reports Of Problems From Washington’s Pot Lottery

Interviews with applicants and their attorneys detail a number of reported problems, from one rejection based on a typo to potential issues with the state’s software

CBS Seattle–04/25/2014

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds OK Pot Background Checks By State

After a year of requests, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is giving Washington state access to an FBI database so it can conduct nationwide background checks on people who apply to run legal marijuana businesses.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2014

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Senate: No Tax Breaks For Pot Production

The Senate has unanimously passed a measure that would exclude producers of marijuana and marijuana-infused products from qualifying for agriculture tax breaks.

CBS Seattle–03/04/2014

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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

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

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Marijuana Business Applications Surpass 3,000

More than 3,700 marijuana business applications have been filed in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–12/24/2013

State officials want to know how much marijuana will be consumed by Washingtonians. (Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Study Looks At Marijuana Demand In Washington

Washington’s roughly 750,000 marijuana users will have consumed between 135 to 225 metric tons of the drug in 2013, according to a new survey.

12/18/2013

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