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Cannabis products are displayed for sale at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on January 1, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (credit: Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Alaska Group Takes Next Step To Legalize Marijuana

A citizens’ group hoping to make Alaska the third state in the nation to legalize recreational use of marijuana took a step closer Wednesday, submitting more than 46,000 signatures to the state election office.

01/08/2014

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If Voters OK Hemp, Unclear Farmers Would Grow It

Residents of Washington, Oregon and Colorado won’t just be considering whether to let adults buy pot at state-sanctioned shops when they vote next month on legalizing and taxing marijuana. They’ll be voting on whether to let farmers grow marijuana’s far less potent cousin — hemp — for clothing, food, biofuel and construction materials among other uses.

10/08/2012

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Seattle Hempfest, Local Churches to Show Previews of Documentary ‘Legalize It’

Seattle Hempfest and three Seattle churches will host sneak previews of the definitive new pot documentary LEGALIZE IT, a socially conscious documentary on Prop 19 – the 2010 campaign to legalize marijuana in California.

08/13/2012

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Washington: Legalizing Marijuana Could Bring in $2B Over 5 years

The state’s latest financial analysis says legalizing and taxing marijuana could bring Washington as much as nearly $2 billion over the next five years — or as little as nothing.

08/11/2012

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Social Issues Part of WA Governor’s Race Debate

Gay marriage in Washington state is all but certain to be decided by voters in November, but the state’s gubernatorial candidates will be offsetting each other’s votes on whether to uphold the new law approving same-sex unions.

05/29/2012

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Group Pushing Pot Files Initiaties in Six WA Cities

Sensible Washington, a group that promotes the legalization of marijuana says it will file initiatives in six Washington cities to make prosecution for pot offenses the lowest law enforcement priority in those places.

03/28/2012

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