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A man holds the powder from his marijuana crop, which he will make into hash by cooking it over a low fire. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Legal Pot Prompts A Question: What About Hash?

Substance abuse experts are concerned that such increasingly popular, extremely potent and potentially dangerous pot extracts will be sold and that state regulators’ interpretation of the recreational marijuana law will allow people to buy vastly more hash than they need for personal use.

CBS Seattle–07/15/2013

Matt Mernagh  (photo courtesy Green Candy Press)

Marijuana Activist Matt Mernagh Guides You Through Strains In New Book

Longtime Canadian marijuana activist Matt Mernagh has a brand new book out that may come in handy for residents in Washington who plan to dabble with the recently-legalized substance.

CBS Seattle–06/26/2013

File photo of a person smoking a marijuana cigarette. (Photo by PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Path To Legal Pot A Long, Wild Trip

It’s one thing to legalize marijuana. It’s another to figure out how to sell it, grow it, regulate it, test it and tax it.

CBS Seattle–05/16/2013

File photo of marijuana plants.  (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

State Releases Draft Rules For Pot Industry

Officials in Washington state took their first stab at setting rules for the state’s new marijuana industry Thursday, nearly eight months after voters here legalized pot for adults.

05/16/2013

File photo of a marijuana leaf. (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Eye Legalizing Marijuana In Alaska

Alaska, known for its live-and-let-live lifestyle, is poised to become the next battleground in the push to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

04/26/2013

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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

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Change To Timeline On When State Will Issue Pot Growing And Processing Licenses

Washington state is delaying its timeline for granting marijuana growing and processing licenses — and that means legal marijuana sales likely won’t begin before spring of next year.

CBS Seattle–04/18/2013

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

For State Government Bean-Counter, A Pot Education

Mike Steenhout, the married, minivan-driving father of a small child is a “weed guy” — one of the dozens of Washington state workers involved in the creation and regulation of the nation’s first legal marijuana industry.

CBS Seattle–04/18/2013

File photo of a marijuana plant. (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Pew Research Center: Majority Of Americans Support Legalization Of Marijuana

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that the majority of Americans would be in favor of the legalization of marijuana.

04/08/2013

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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