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Feds Drop Prosecution In Medical Marijuana Case

The Justice Department has dropped its case against a 70-year-old man charged in a northeastern Washington marijuana grow after he was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2015

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Washington State Looks To Share Marijuana Taxes With Cities

Under bills introduced in both houses in Olympia, the state would share a chunk of its marijuana tax revenue with cities and counties — but only if they allow approved marijuana businesses in their jurisdictions. It’s an approach that has worked to some degree in Colorado, said Kevin Bommer, deputy director of the Colorado Municipal League.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2015

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Olympia Lawmakers Weigh Medical Marijuana

Hundreds of medical marijuana activists are expected at a hearing Thursday in Olympia as lawmakers weigh a proposal for reining in the unregulated system.

CBS Seattle–01/22/2015

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

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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$50K Worth Of Pot Stolen From Hole In Wall

Thieves stole 50 thousand dollars worth of marijuana from a dispensary in Georgetown, according to the Seattle Police.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2014

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Bellevue Approves Sale Of Legal Marijuana

Bellevue, one of Washington’s largest cities, has rejected a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana

CBS Seattle–05/14/2014

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Feds Seek Prison For Rural Washington Pot Growers

The green-cross storefronts of medical marijuana dispensaries are common in much of Washington, and the state is plowing ahead with licensing people to grow and sell recreational pot to adults.

05/11/2014

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Survey: 56 Percent Of Doctors Say Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized Nationally

A new survey has found that a majority of doctors say that medical marijuana should be legalized nationally.

04/03/2014

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Senate Passes Bill To Regulate Medical Marijuana

A measure to overhaul the state’s medical marijuana system cleared the Senate Saturday as the state moves to merge that largely unregulated market with the still-developing legal recreational market.

03/08/2014

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