With Marijuana Legalized, a City in Washington State Says, 'Not So Fast'

With Marijuana Legalized, a City in Washington State Says, 'Not So Fast'
SEATTLE — The first retail shops selling legal recreational marijuana in Washington State are preparing to open next month. Cash registers are standing by, and the first crops are almost ready for harvesting. But not every part of the state is joining …
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Marijuana at airports: Colo., Wash., adjust to new laws
It's been about six months since specialty shops selling recreational marijuana began operating legally in Colorado. In July, the first batch of shops licensed to sell retail weed will open in Washington State. Both states prohibit locally-purchased …
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Could Pot Soon Be Legal Just About Everywhere?
All told, more than 1 in 5 Americans live in states where marijuana use has a legitimate chance to become legal between now and when President Obama leaves office. It's not just at the ballot box where the pro-pot crowd is putting points on the board.
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City Council votes to relax the rules on weed
Councilman Dennis O'Brien argued against the ordinance, saying it would be trumped by state law, which makes it illegal to have any amount of marijuana. The measure is ripe for a legal challenge, and experts have told him it could easily be overturned …