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Legal Or Not, The Pot Business Is Still Wacky

The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those who want to exploit it.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2014

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$3.8 Million In 1st Month Of Washington Post Sales

During the first month of legal marijuana sales in Washington state, stores sold just under $3.8 million, which is expected to bring in more than $1 million in state taxes.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2014

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Legal Marijuana Goes On Sale In Washington

People began purchasing marijuana at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis

CBS Seattle–07/08/2014

Martin Nickerson Jr. has sued Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and state tax chief Carol Nelson in federal court, arguing that he cannot be taxed on the state and local levels because he’s already being federally prosecuted, Courthouse News Service reports. His attorneys argue that he is unable to defend himself from state tax charges because he would be forced to waive his Fifth Amendment rights by responding to the local tax charges. (credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Washington To Change Rule For Siting Pot Businesses

Washington state is changing its plans for where marijuana businesses can be located, after the Justice Department said that enforcing federal drug laws near schools and playgrounds remains a priority “and will not be compromised for convenience.”

CBS Seattle–09/13/2013

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Wash. Could Become First State To OK Pot Sales

Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops.

10/11/2012

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