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Lottery Week For Pot Retail Licenses

A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2014

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Marijuana License Lottery Dates Announced

The Liquor Control Board said the lottery will happen between April 21 and 25 and the licenses will be issued by the first week of July.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2014

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1st Washington Pot License Goes To Guy Named Green

Sean Green, a medical marijuana dispensary operator from Spokane, is due to be issued a producer-processor license under the state’s recreational pot law at the Liquor Control Board meeting in Olympia on Wednesday morning.

CBS Seattle–03/05/2014

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Marijuana Industry Relieved As Feds Allow Banking

The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services. But Colorado’s pot pioneers said more needs to be done to bring the industry full legitimacy.

CBS Seattle–02/14/2014

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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

Drugged driving accounted for more than 28 percent of traffic deaths in 2010, which is 16 percent more than it was in 1999. (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

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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

Over 900 applicants hope the state will be kind to their efforts to sell The Kind. (Getty Images)

State Releases List Of Pot Business Applicants

Washington state officials say they have received over 900 applications to grow, process and sell marijuana.

11/27/2013

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Legal Marijuana Opposition Group Launches Local Chapter

A national group that opposes efforts to legalize marijuana is launching a new Washington chapter, but it’s not pushing for the repeal of the state’s new recreational pot law.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2013