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Agency Leaders Prep For Oregon Pot Vote

In the months before a marijuana legalization measure goes before voters, the leadership of Oregon’s largest agencies quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with it.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Legal Pot Grows Add New Demand To Northwest Power Grid

Regional power planners say indoor marijuana grow operations in Washington state could need as much electricity over the next two decades equal to what a small Northwest city consumes.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

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Legal Or Not, The Pot Business Is Still Wacky

The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those who want to exploit it.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2014

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Seattle’s Only Legal Pot Shop Now Out Of Pot

Owner James Lathrop says Cannabis City sold its last bag of marijuana at 5 p.m. Thursday, and he doesn’t expect to get any more supply for 10 to 15 days.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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Pot Advocates Have High Hopes For Oregon Ballot

Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana are preparing to take boxes stuffed with more than 145,000 signed petitions to the state Capitol on Thursday

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

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21-Year-Old Boise Man Accused Of Using Mail For Marijuana

A 21-year-old Boise man has been arrested on accusations he used the mail to traffic marijuana

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

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Marijuana Lottery Winners Announced

Applicants interested in starting a marijuana retail business found out Friday whether they won the Washington State Liquor Control Board’s lottery.

CBS Seattle–05/02/2014

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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

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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

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (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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