Legalizing Marijuana
SEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinking about it are gathering in Washington state for meetings focused largely on one question: How do we know if it's working...
Attorney Challenges City Pot Ban in Jedi Costume
A Clarkston, Wash., attorney sued the city and four city councilors who voted to prohibit retail marijuana sales within the city limits. And he did it in a Jedi costume.
Rick Laws says the city's ban is unconstitutional. He filed the Halloween motion on behalf of Canna4life LLC, which is schedul…
Council Member in Spokane Owns Pot Farm
Around the time Karen Stratton was appointed to the Spokane City Council, she planted her first marijuana crop.
The Spokesman Review reports that Stratton owns a pot farm with her husband, two family members and an unnamed partner. They spent tens of thousands of dollars on the operation and planted …
Marijuana Use Makes Roads More Dangerous
Safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize their marijuana laws.
Researchers who have studied the issue are divided.
Marijuana can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking â€&CloseCu…
Judge Upholds Fife Pot Ban, But Ruling Limited
A Washington state judge says a small city can continue to ban licensed marijuana businesses, even if they're allowed under state law.
Pierce County Judge Ronald Culpepper issued the ruling Friday after extensive arguments in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment allowing…
Pot Sales Contribute More Than a Million in Tax Revenue
Pot sales are burning up state sales tax charts despite many cities in Eastern and Central Washington having bans or moratoriums on pot sales. One of the few local cities that allows it is now reconsidering, however.
The city of Prosser is home to a retail store called Altitude, but the City Council …

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