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$3.8 Million In 1st Month Of Washington Post Sales

During the first month of legal marijuana sales in Washington state, stores sold just under $3.8 million, which is expected to bring in more than $1 million in state taxes.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2014

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Washington Issues First Pot Shop Licenses

Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses on Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they’ll finally be able to open for business

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

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Questions And Answers About Washington’s Pot Sales

A few questions (and answers) about the recreational pot industry

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

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Bumpy Road Ahead For Legal Pot In Washington

As Washington plows toward the legal pot promised land, it’s finding that getting the cannabis market off the ground has been even tougher than anyone imagined.

06/30/2014

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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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Bellevue Approves Sale Of Legal Marijuana

Bellevue, one of Washington’s largest cities, has rejected a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana

CBS Seattle–05/14/2014

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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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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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