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Oregon officials are backing off their proposal to prohibit sales of pot-infused treats at medical marijuana stores. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oregon Drops Proposed Ban On Marijuana-Laced Munchies

Oregon officials are backing off their proposal to prohibit sales of pot-infused treats at medical marijuana stores.

03/31/2014

An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal lawsuit alleges. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Man Arrested, Searched For Marijuana Solely For Having Colorado License Plate

An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal lawsuit alleges.

03/28/2014

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Pot-Smoking Students Outperform ‘Marginalized’ Tobacco Smokers

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.

03/28/2014

(Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Marijuana Growing Isn’t As ‘Green’ As You Think

Growing marijuana plants may seem like a pretty eco-friendly business model, but according to a new analysis, marijuana grows in the United States have a pretty significant negative impact on the environment.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2014

The FBI will not offer nationwide background checks for individuals seeking to purchase a legal marijuana business in the state. (Getty Images)

FBI Refusing To Run Background Checks On People Trying To Run Legal Marijuana Businesses

FBI is refusing to run nationwide background checks on people applying to run legal marijuana businesses in the state.

03/14/2014

(Photo credit NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

4 Injured In Area Marijuana Processing Blast

Police in Seattle and Shelton, Wash., report that two residential explosions are believed to have been caused by a marijuana extraction process. Four young people were injured in the Shelton blast.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

File photo of marijuana plants. (Credit: ANTONIO NAVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Marijuana Processing Blast At Seattle Residence

Seattle police were suspicious when a man said a blast Monday night at a Lake City residence was caused by a refrigerator explosion.

CBS Seattle–03/11/2014

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Study: Legal Weed Encourages Teens To Smoke Pot

Survey of high school students show they are more likely to smoke marijuana if it’s legal.

02/26/2014

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

Northwest Tribes Oppose Marijuana Legalization

An organization representing 57 Northwest Indian tribes has announced its opposition to marijuana legalization, specifically in Alaska and Oregon.

02/26/2014

(Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Considers Tax Status Of Pot Growers

Lawmakers set to vote whether to tax pot farms the same way as other agriculture property.

02/13/2014

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