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December 8, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Reader callout: How has marijuana legalization gone so far?

Photo: Steve Ringman / Seattle Times

The Seattle Times Sunday editorial recounted how easy it was for one writer to purchase medical marijuana at a dispensary — without a “green card.” According to the editorial board, this “erodes the cornerstone of Washington’s landmark legalization experiment.”

How do you think the experiment with marijuana is going so far in Washington? Leave your feedback in the

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June 26, 2013 at 6:00 AM

The importance of strong U.S.-German ties

U.S. is losing respect You’re right to raise concern about strains with Germany. [“Editorial: The importance of strong U.S.-German ties,” Opinion, June 25.] I visited a German friend in Cologne last month, who told me how distressed he was about the declining image of the U.S. in Germany. As a high-school teacher who has organized student…

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March 4, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Two-thirds tax-approval law thrown out

Stronger opinion needed What a wimpish reaction The Seattle Times editorial board voiced to the state Supreme Court’s wise 6-3 ruling that it’s unconstitutional to require a two-third vote in the Legislature to raise taxes [“Two-thirds law dumped, but sentiment remains,” Opinion, March 1]. The board’s strongest opinion, apparently, is that lawmakers and the governor would…

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