Marijuana

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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Clarkston To Weigh Banning Marijuana Sales

A town on the border of Washington and Idaho will weigh a ban on marijuana sales.

10/25/2014

Cannabis products are displayed for sale. (credit: Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Marijuana-Infused Soda Explodes On Pot Shop Store Shelf

Bottles of marijuana-infused soda delivered to a Bellingham pot shop started exploding on the store shelf.

10/08/2014

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Spokane Sewage Could Be Tested For Marijuana Level

The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Dozens Of Washington Pot-Shop Applications In Jeopardy

Washington state is warning dozens of people who applied to run legal marijuana shops that their chance of getting a license is in jeopardy.

CBS Seattle–09/18/2014

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House Passes ‘No Welfare For Weed’ Bill

Bill would make it harder for people to use government benefit payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal.

09/16/2014

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