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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

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Alaska Voters Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Alaska voters have narrowly approved the recreational use of marijuana, joining three other states and the nation’s capital in legalizing the drug.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2014

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Marijuana Shop Owner Claims That Some Growers Are Price Gouging

A new problem has emerged for some marijuana shop owners.

07/28/2014

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Report: Homeless People, African-American Males Most Likely To Be Ticketed For Public Pot Use

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

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Seattle’s Only Legal Pot Shop Now Out Of Pot

Owner James Lathrop says Cannabis City sold its last bag of marijuana at 5 p.m. Thursday, and he doesn’t expect to get any more supply for 10 to 15 days.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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Washington Pot Shops Prepare For Historic Sales

With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there’s pot on the shelves.

07/06/2014

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‘Weed Fairy’ Posting Signs With Free Pot Around Seattle

A “weed fairy” keeps posting signs advertising free marijuana around Seattle.

05/26/2014

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Feds Seek Prison For Rural Washington Pot Growers

The green-cross storefronts of medical marijuana dispensaries are common in much of Washington, and the state is plowing ahead with licensing people to grow and sell recreational pot to adults.

05/11/2014

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Some Wash. Police Dogs Not Smelling Pot Anymore

When Dusty, a 19-month-old black Labrador, walked past a pipe full of marijuana during a recent police search of a house, he was doing exactly what his handler hoped.

05/31/2013

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State Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Tax Medical Pot Sales

Democratic Reps. Ross Hunter of Medina and Reuven Carlyle of Seattle introduced a bill Thursday that would tax marijuana sales from dispensaries 25 percent.

CBS Seattle–02/07/2013

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