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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

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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

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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

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)

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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