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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

Drugged driving accounted for more than 28 percent of traffic deaths in 2010, which is 16 percent more than it was in 1999. (Getty Images)

Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled

Research finds marijuana is playing a significant role in fatal traffic accidents.

02/04/2014

Passengers leaving Sea-Tac are not screened for marijuana. (Getty Images)

Washington And Colorado Airports Have Few Ways To Stop Carry-On Weed

Little effort has been made to stop passengers from boarding aircraft with marijuana.

01/30/2014

File photo of a person holding a marijuana joint. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Pierce County Pot Limits May Face Court Challenge

A Pierce County ordinance that would block licensed marijuana operations may be challenged court.

12/15/2013

File photo of a man with a joint (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Party To Celebrate Legal Pot Anniversary

Friday marks the first anniversary of the day Washington’s legal marijuana law took effect, and hundreds of people are expected to celebrate by lighting up beneath the Space Needle at a party permitted by the city of Seattle.

CBS Seattle–12/06/2013

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Investors Look At Marijuana Start-Ups In Seattle

With legal marijuana sales about to start in Washington, start-up businesses are preparing for the market and seeking financing.

11/05/2013

File photo of marijuana. (credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Man Beaten With Bong For Refusing Pot As Payment

A man refused to accept a bag of marijuana as payment from a friend for a debt, and was subsequently hit in the face with a bong.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

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Study: Pot Most Popular Illegal Drug Worldwide, Painkillers Most Lethal

Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug used worldwide, but addictions to popular painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and codeine kill the most people, according to the first-ever global survey of illicit drug abuse.

08/29/2013

File photo of marijuana in a jar. (Photo by RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Washington May Delay New Marijuana Sales Rules

State officials said Tuesday they want to delay for a few months final rules for selling, growing and processing recreational marijuana in Washington state, after hundreds of people attended public meetings around the state to air their thoughts on the proposed rules.

08/13/2013

A man holds the powder from his marijuana crop, which he will make into hash by cooking it over a low fire. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Legal Pot Prompts A Question: What About Hash?

Substance abuse experts are concerned that such increasingly popular, extremely potent and potentially dangerous pot extracts will be sold and that state regulators’ interpretation of the recreational marijuana law will allow people to buy vastly more hash than they need for personal use.

CBS Seattle–07/15/2013

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