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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

File photo of a man smoking marijuana.  (credit:  RJ Sangosti/Getty Images)

Study: Hormone Can Eliminate Effect Of Feeling High From Cannabis

According to a recent study conducted on rodents, a steroid hormone can eliminate the effect of feeling high from marijuana.

01/05/2014

File photo of marijuana plants.  (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

No Welcome Yet For Pot Shops In Many WA Cities

Sales of recreational marijuana are due to start in Washington around late spring, but there’s no welcome mat — at least not yet — for pot businesses in dozens of cities around the state.

CBS Seattle–01/02/2014

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Marijuana Business Applications Surpass 3,000

More than 3,700 marijuana business applications have been filed in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–12/24/2013

State officials want to know how much marijuana will be consumed by Washingtonians. (Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Study Looks At Marijuana Demand In Washington

Washington’s roughly 750,000 marijuana users will have consumed between 135 to 225 metric tons of the drug in 2013, according to a new survey.

12/18/2013

(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Big Jump In Washington Pot Business Applications

New figures from Washington’s Liquor Control Board show a big jump in marijuana business applications as this week’s deadline for submissions nears.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

File photo of a person holding a marijuana joint. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Pierce County Pot Limits May Face Court Challenge

A Pierce County ordinance that would block licensed marijuana operations may be challenged court.

12/15/2013

File photo of a man with a joint (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Party To Celebrate Legal Pot Anniversary

Friday marks the first anniversary of the day Washington’s legal marijuana law took effect, and hundreds of people are expected to celebrate by lighting up beneath the Space Needle at a party permitted by the city of Seattle.

CBS Seattle–12/06/2013

Over 900 applicants hope the state will be kind to their efforts to sell The Kind. (Getty Images)

State Releases List Of Pot Business Applicants

Washington state officials say they have received over 900 applications to grow, process and sell marijuana.

11/27/2013

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

New Marijuana Laws: Ethical Dilemma For Lawyers

Washington’s Supreme Court is taking up an emergency proposal to change the state’s ethics rules for lawyers to make clear that attorneys complying with state law won’t get in trouble for giving pot-related legal advice — or for smoking up themselves, as long as they’re not high at work.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

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