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January 6, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Marijuana: A new drug war is starting between the legal and medical markets

I chuckle at City Attorney Pete Holmes’ “path forward”: the city’s and state’s plan to create their own marijuana cartel to be enforced by the police, the courts and the prisons [“City Attorney Pete Holmes: ‘Clearly commercial’ medical pot shops not legal,” The Evergreen, Jan. 5]. He’s upset that medical “dispensaries” are engaging in…


Comments | Topics: Charles Pluckhahn, City Attorney Pete Holmes, legal marijuana

August 1, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Marijuana enforcement: Praise for officer who cracked down on public use

I’m glad that at least one Seattle police officer is committed to enforcing the law against marijuana use in public [“SPD Probes cop who wrote 80 percent of pot-use tickets,” Local News, July 30].  He should be congratulated, not investigated.  I get the sense that most officers are looking the other way when…


Comments | More in Marijuana | Topics: Bob Knudson, City Attorney Pete Holmes, marijuana

June 25, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Police in-car-video records: City Attorney’s Office in the way

The Seattle Times got the principle right:  but the color is wrong.  It’s not the “blue wall” but rather the “L” wall:  the law department [Seattle police’s blue wall — hiding videos from open-records law,” Opinion, June 22]. Officers do not have control over whether these videos are released or not. City Attorney Pete…


Comments | More in Law enforcement | Topics: City Attorney Pete Holmes, law enforcement, Mitzi Simmons