Marijuana

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Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Olympia Man With Nearly 800 Pain Pills

Oregon State Police say a trooper who pulled over the driver of a Dodge Charger reportedly traveling 92 mph in a 65 mph zone on Interstate 5 noticed a package of what appeared to be oxycodone tablets on the passenger’s lap.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2014

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Researchers Developing Portable Marijuana Breathalyzer

Researchers at Washington State University are developing a breath test for marijuana that would be similar to current alcohol detection methods, but would indicate levels of THC active in a driver’s system.

12/02/2014

Washington state’s first government-sanctioned pot auction saw more than 300 pounds of marijuana sold to recreational retailers and processors for an estimated $600,000 on Saturday.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Marijuana Grower To Auction Off His Crop

Randy Williams, the owner of Fireweed Farms in the Yakima Valley, said the auction will occur Saturday at his 450-plant outdoor farm

CBS Seattle–11/13/2014

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Alaska Voters Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Alaska voters have narrowly approved the recreational use of marijuana, joining three other states and the nation’s capital in legalizing the drug.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2014

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Alaska Measure To Leaglize Pot Ahead In Returns

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Alaska was maintaining a steady lead in returns Tuesday night. With more than 90 percent of the state’s precincts reporting, Alaskans were […]

CBS Seattle–11/05/2014

Washington state’s first government-sanctioned pot auction saw more than 300 pounds of marijuana sold to recreational retailers and processors for an estimated $600,000 on Saturday.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Oregon Voters Approve Recreational Marijuana

State officials will regulate the sale and taxation of cannabis products for adults 21 years of age and older.

11/04/2014

File photo of marijuana plants. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Voters Deciding Whether To Legalize Pot

Oregon voters are deciding Tuesday whether to legalize marijuana after a failed attempt by the drug’s advocates in 2012.

11/04/2014

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Lawyer Dressed As Jedi Challenges City’s Pot Ban

A Clarkston, Washington, attorney sued the city and four city councilors who voted to prohibit retail marijuana sales within city limits. And he did it in a Jedi costume.

11/01/2014

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Oregon, Alaska Are Ground Zero In Pot Fight

Backers of the legal-pot ballot measures in both states have a challenge that their predecessors in Colorado and Washington state didn’t face two years ago — increasing turnout of young voters in a midterm election.

CBS Seattle–10/30/2014

850 seeds were imported from the Netherlands, and oil extracted from about half of the plants will be given to 200 patients  in Chile. (Photo by MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

First Marijuana Planted For Medical Use In Chile

The South American country’s experiment adds to an international trend of easing restrictions on marijuana for medical or personal use.

10/29/2014

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