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Several Oregon communities want the option to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries in their neighborhoods. (Getty Images)

Oregon Communities Seek Option To Ban Medical Pot

State lawmakers considering whether Oregon communities should be allowed to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

02/12/2014

One month after the legalization of recreational marijuana use, Coloradans have mixed feelings about the law. (Getty Images)

Colorado Mulls Lessons From 1st Month Of Pot Sales

Poll shows Coloradans still support legal weed but worry it tarnishes the image of the state.

02/10/2014

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

New rules would allow banks to accept deposits from legal marijuana dealers. (Getty Images)

Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way

Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.

01/24/2014

The bill would force tanning salons that serve anyone under 18 to pay a $250 fine. (Getty Images)

Bill Would Ban Tanning Beds For Most Teens

Tanning facilities that serve minors would face a $250 fine.

01/20/2014

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson (photo courtesy www.atg.wa.gov)

State Attorney: Cities Can Block Pot Businesses’ Operations

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says cities and counties can block licensed marijuana businesses from operating.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Inslee Wants Minimum Wage Increase

Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2014

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington One Of Top States In Health Care Enrollment

During the first few months of health insurance enrollment in the new system, Washington state signed more people up for insurance than all but a handful of states.

1090 The Fan–01/13/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch In The State Legislature This Year

Washington lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, and while they don’t have to grapple with a budget shortfall for the first time in several years, they still face pressing issues over funding for education and transportation.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2014

Chinese authorities detected arsenic in a shipment of clams from Washington. (Getty Images)

State Begins Testing Shellfish After China Ban

Department of Health technicians are testing shellfish samples from the Poverty Bay area near Federal Way.

12/27/2013

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