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Report: Homeless People, African-American Males Most Likely To Be Ticketed For Public Pot Use

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

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Washington Pot Shops Prepare For Historic Sales

With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there’s pot on the shelves.

07/06/2014

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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

File photo of a mailbox. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

21-Year-Old Boise Man Accused Of Using Mail For Marijuana

A 21-year-old Boise man has been arrested on accusations he used the mail to traffic marijuana

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

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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

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Health Insurers Reject Marijuana Coverage Due To Conflicting Laws

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

05/08/2014

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

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month. (Photo by David McNew/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

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