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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…
Yakima City Council Delays Pot Vote Until May
The Yakima City Council will wait until May to deal with the issue of lifting the city's pot sales ban.
But the council also decided against sending the question to the Planning Commission for recommendations on zoning. Without the Planning Commission's recommendation, City Council members could appr…
Schools Ease Athlete Penalties for Marijuana
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An investigation by The Associated Press finds that at least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for using marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs...
Stoned Man Too High
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana.
The Youngstown Vindicator reports that Austintown Township police on Friday found the 22-year-old man curled in a fetal position on the floor, groaning and…
Marijuana Tax Holiday
DENVER (AP) — Colorado stoners will be getting a break next Wednesday. Because of a quirk in the state sales-tax law, legal pot will be tax-free. That should shave about 20 bucks off an ounce of mid-grade weed. The one-day tax waiver is mandated by a provision in the Colorado Taxpayer's B…
Union Gap Police Seek Suspects in Marijuana Store Burglary
UNION GAP -- Police are hoping people recognize a picture of suspects taken from a security video at Mill Creek Suite-A, the retail marijuana store. The burglary happened just after midnight last Monday.
A door was forced open and various small items were stolen in the break-in...

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