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Inslee: Washington Will Keep Progressing On Legal Pot

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday, but came away no further enlightened about how the federal government will respond to last fall’s votes in Washington and Colorado that set up legal markets for marijuana.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2013

File photo of a marijuana cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Board Announces Forums For Public Input On Legal Pot

Members of the public are getting their chance to influence the creation of a legal marijuana market in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Local Medical Marijuana Entrepreneur Sentenced

Medical marijuana entrepreneur Brionne Corbray whose dispensaries were raided last year, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to five years of probation and fined $25,000, but he avoided prison time.

CBS Seattle–12/20/2012

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Seattle Police Loosens Pot Rules For Applicants

The Seattle police department says it is loosening rules on past marijuana use by applicants. Police officials say the change in policy comes because voters legalized the recreational use of pot by approving Initiative 502.

CBS Seattle–12/18/2012

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Complications Arise With Drug-Free Work Places And Legal Pot

Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they grab the pipe or joint during off hours.

CBS Seattle–12/07/2012

Legalizing marijuana, and keeping the federal government from enforcing laws against the states are both favored in recent polls. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Polls Slightly Favor Pot Legalization, Keeping Feds Out

A slight majority of Americans favor both the legalization of marijuana, and that the federal government should back off of state pot laws.

12/07/2012

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Legal Marijuana Proponents Celebrate At Seattle Ceneter [Video]

Roughly 200 people made their way down to Seattle Center for a 12:01 am celebration of the legalization of marijuana in Washington. Though smoking in public is still not legal, Seattle Police agreed not to cite anyone early Thursday morning for doing so.

CBS Seattle–12/06/2012

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Wash. Middle School Students Arrested For Pot

Two 13-year-old middle school students in Walla Walla have been arrested for marijuana possession.

12/06/2012

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Seattle Police Address New Wash. Marijuana Law

With marijuana possession now legal in Washington state, the Seattle Police Department has given its officers some guidance on what to do about public use of pot, which is still banned.

12/06/2012

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Space Needle Smoke-Out Planned, SPD Provides Pot Use Guide

Legal marijuana possession becomes a reality Thursday, but some people plan to celebrate the new law by technically breaking it.

CBS Seattle–12/05/2012

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