marijuana laws

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes To Dismiss Seattle Marijuana Tickets Seattle's elected prosecutor says he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law
Seattle PD: 1 Officer Issued Most Pot TicketsOfficer reassigned after a review found he wrote about 80 percent of marijuana tickets.
Pot Advocates Have High Hopes For Oregon BallotSponsors 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
Oregon Organizers Lack 'Wherewithal' For Pot InitiativeMarijuana legalization advocate says campaign falls well short of signatures needed to put initiatives on November ballot.
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.
Alaska Pro-Pot Group Offers $9K Challenge To OpponentsThe first volley in the fight over the ballot measure to make recreational use in Alaska legal has been served.
State Sets Max Of 334 Marijuana Stores, 21 In Seattle The state Liquor Control Board is proposing there be a maximum of 334 locations that sell recreational marijuana in Washington.
Marijuana Expert Suggests State Contract With Feds A professor who serves as a lead consultant on implementing Washington state's marijuana law has suggested that the U.S. Department of Justice enter into contracts with both Washington and Colorado
Colorado Bill Would Treat Pot Magazines Like PornMarijuana magazines could be treated the same as pornography in Colorado, if lawmakers approve new legislation.
Zoning Changes Could Keep Marijuana Out Of Local Tourist SpotsSome members of the Seattle City Council are proposing restrictions on where marijuana sales take place in the city, according to KIRO TV.
New Bill Would Ease State-Federal Pot ConflictA bill introduced in Congress would fix the conflict between the federal government's marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.