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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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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

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Pigs in a pen  (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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