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An internal report found that a single Seattle police officer issued 66 of the 83 citations for public pot use. (Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Seattle PD: 1 Officer Issued Most Pot Tickets

Officer reassigned after a review found he wrote about 80 percent of marijuana tickets.

07/30/2014

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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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Oregon Organizers Lack ‘Wherewithal’ For Pot Initiative

Marijuana legalization advocate says campaign falls well short of signatures needed to put initiatives on November ballot.

06/23/2014

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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

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Alaska Pro-Pot Group Offers $9K Challenge To Opponents

The first volley in the fight over the ballot measure to make recreational use in Alaska legal has been served.

CBS Seattle–04/17/2014

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)

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.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2013

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)

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

CBS Seattle–08/22/2013

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Colorado Bill Would Treat Pot Magazines Like Porn

Marijuana magazines could be treated the same as pornography in Colorado, if lawmakers approve new legislation.

CBS Seattle–05/02/2013

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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

File photo of a person holding a bag containing marijuana. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

New Bill Would Ease State-Federal Pot Conflict

A bill introduced in Congress would fix the conflict between the federal government’s marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.

CBS Seattle–04/12/2013