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Washington Officials Approve Draft Rules For State’s Marijuana Industry

The Washington Liquor Control Board has approved draft rules for the state’s new marijuana industry.

07/03/2013

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Flavor Experiment: Washington Farmer Feeds Marijuana To Pigs

Part flavor experiment, part green recycling, part promotion and bolstered by the legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington state, pot excess has been fed to the hogs by their owners, pig farmer Jeremy Gross and Seattle butcher William von Schneidau, since earlier this year.

CBS Seattle–06/27/2013

File photo of a person smoking a marijuana cigarette. (Photo by PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Path To Legal Pot A Long, Wild Trip

It’s one thing to legalize marijuana. It’s another to figure out how to sell it, grow it, regulate it, test it and tax it.

CBS Seattle–05/16/2013

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Gov. Inslee Signs Pot Law Changes

Washington finalized swift changes to the state’s definition of marijuana Wednesday after prosecutors and crime lab scientists expressed concern about the technical aspects of a voter-approved legalization initiative.

CBS Seattle–05/01/2013

File photo of a marijuana leaf. (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Eye Legalizing Marijuana In Alaska

Alaska, known for its live-and-let-live lifestyle, is poised to become the next battleground in the push to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

04/26/2013

New Wash. Legal Pot Law Jeopardizes Prosecutions

Prosecutors and crime lab scientists say a little-noticed provision in Washington’s new law legalizing recreational marijuana has jeopardized their ability to go after any pot crimes at all, and they’re calling for an immediate fix in the Legislature.

04/24/2013

File photo of a person holding a bag containing marijuana. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

New Bill Would Ease State-Federal Pot Conflict

A bill introduced in Congress would fix the conflict between the federal government’s marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.

CBS Seattle–04/12/2013

File photo of a person holding a bag containing marijuana. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Seattle Cops Give Pot Dealers Warning Letters

Seattle police are handing out warning letters to some marijuana dealers contacted by undercover narcotics detectives.

04/03/2013

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

Oregon Couple Claims Smell Of Neighbors’ Medical Marijuana Makes Them Ill

Though normally touted for its therapeutic effects, medical marijuana is taking a negative toll on the lives of one local couple.

04/02/2013

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Public Health Groups Weigh In On Legal Pot

Washington state should be conservative in how much legal marijuana it allows to be sold and strict in how it regulates pot advertising, a group of local public health and substance abuse prevention organizations says.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2013

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