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Questions And Answers About Washington’s Pot Sales

A few questions (and answers) about the recreational pot industry

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

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5 Things To Know About Washington Legal Pot Sales

The nation’s second legal recreational marijuana market is opening in Washington state next week, but it might not be what voters expected when they legalized the sale of heavily taxed pot a year and a half ago. Here are five things to know about challenges facing the industry…

06/30/2014

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Bumpy Road Ahead For Legal Pot In Washington

As Washington plows toward the legal pot promised land, it’s finding that getting the cannabis market off the ground has been even tougher than anyone imagined.

06/30/2014

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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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Washington Prepares For Marijuana Retail Sales

As Washington state prepares to issue the first licenses for marijuana retail stores, Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders on Tuesday announced steps the state is taking to keep pot out of the hands of minors, including making sure that marijuana-related labels aren’t attractive to kids.

1090 The Fan–06/24/2014

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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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Land-Use Ordinance In Yakima Nixes Pot Operations

Yakima County commissioners have unanimously decided to move forward with a land-use ordinance for the county — and as a result, growing, processing and selling recreational marijuana is prohibited in all unincorporated areas of the County.

CBS Seattle–06/10/2014

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Pot Shop Hopeful Sues Wenatchee Over Ban

Whether cities in Washington state can ban marijuana businesses is the subject of new lawsuit

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

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Washington Wants Pot Tax Trial In State Court

The state attorney general’s office has asked a federal judge in Seattle to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Washington’s authority to tax marijuana sales.

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

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Pot Dealer Who Shot Robber Gets 32 Months In Prison

Prosecutors say 38-year-old Jason Loken thought he was selling six pounds of pot to a prostitute last summer when he was confronted by two robbers who bound him and stole his marijuana, hash oil and guns

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

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