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Lawmakers Push to Allow Medical Marijuana in Schools
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state lawmakers are considering joining three other states to allow students to use marijuana in school for medical purposes.
House Bill 1060 would permit a parent or guardian to privately administer medical marijuana to a child while at school, on a school bus …
Oregon Lawmakers Push to Protect Pot Users’ Info From US
SALEM  (AP) — Oregon lawmakers worried about a nationwide crackdown on legalized marijuana under the Trump administration are rushing to protect the personal information of pot customers.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is taking one of the first direct state actions in response to White H…
Gov. Kate Brown to Trump: Hands off Oregon Legal Pot Biz
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says the federal government should leave the state's legal marijuana industry alone. Brown says that if the Trump administration makes a move against legalized recreational marijuana, it would be going against its own goals such as improving the e…
Washington Ready to Fight if Necessary to Keep Its Legal Pot
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana. Ferguson made the comments Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's administration mig…
Legal Marijuana Making Money Faster Than Dot-coms Did
You look around Seattle and at some of the people from the Silicon Valley, see the lifestyle of all those Dot-Com millionaires and you say to yourself, “If only.” If only I hadn’t been born too soon, or too late, or in a place where computer technology wasn’t accepted or appreciated. If only you had…
U.S. Government Won’t Reclassify Marijuana, But!
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration isn't going to reclassify marijuana and remove it from the list of the most dangerous drugs.
The Drug Enforcement Administration says in a lengthy notice in the Federal Registry that it consulted with the Health and Human Services Department and concluded th…
City Council Burns Voters Over Marijuana
It took a couple of hours.  More than a couple of dozen people spoke. Both sides of the question of whether to lift Yakima’s ban on marijuana grow, package and retail operations presented their arguments. In the end, the fact that nearly six in 10 voters said no to marijuana meant nothing to four me…
Disputed Results Close Marijuana Testing Lab
SEATTLE (AP) — One of a dozen state-certified marijuana testing labs is closed amid a dispute over testing results.
The Seattle Times reports Testing Technologies owner and CEO Larry Ward said in a letter to customers that operations have been suspended due to science director Justin Newman&apo…

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