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Willie Nelson Becomes Latest Celebrity In Marijuana Business

“Willie’s Reserve” will be grown and sold in Colorado and Washington

2 hours ago

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Senate Passes Bill To Ban Marijuana Vending Machines

The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine

CBS Seattle–03/02/2015

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Marijuana Store Defying Pierce County Ban

A co-owner of a recreational marijuana store says it will open Saturday in Parkland despite a Pierce County ban on marijuana businesses

02/27/2015

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Washington State Looks To Share Marijuana Taxes With Cities

Under bills introduced in both houses in Olympia, the state would share a chunk of its marijuana tax revenue with cities and counties — but only if they allow approved marijuana businesses in their jurisdictions. It’s an approach that has worked to some degree in Colorado, said Kevin Bommer, deputy director of the Colorado Municipal League.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2015

Washington state’s first government-sanctioned pot auction saw more than 300 pounds of marijuana sold to recreational retailers and processors for an estimated $600,000 on Saturday.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Marijuana Grower To Auction Off His Crop

Randy Williams, the owner of Fireweed Farms in the Yakima Valley, said the auction will occur Saturday at his 450-plant outdoor farm

CBS Seattle–11/13/2014

Washington state’s first government-sanctioned pot auction saw more than 300 pounds of marijuana sold to recreational retailers and processors for an estimated $600,000 on Saturday.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Oregon Voters Approve Recreational Marijuana

State officials will regulate the sale and taxation of cannabis products for adults 21 years of age and older.

11/04/2014

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Oregon Cities Scramble To Tax Pot Before Its Legal

At least 20 Oregon cities and counties are racing to approve taxes on marijuana in case voters legalize its recreational use in November

CBS Seattle–10/07/2014

Would-be pot salesman Tedd Wetherbee sued the Tacoma suburb to overturn its pot shop ban, but the judge ruled against him. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Seattle’s About To Get Its Second Legal Pot Shop

The Washington state Liquor Control Board has licensed a second legal pot shop in Seattle

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014

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Spokane Sewage Could Be Tested For Marijuana Level

The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Agency Leaders Prep For Oregon Pot Vote

In the months before a marijuana legalization measure goes before voters, the leadership of Oregon’s largest agencies quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with it.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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