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August 27, 2014 at 11:57 AM

City Attorney Pete Holmes hasn’t smoked his first day pot purchase

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes leaving Cannabis City with his purchase on July 8, the first day legal pot stores were open. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes leaving Cannabis City with his purchase on July 8, the first day legal pot stores were open. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

We sat down with City Attorney Pete Holmes to discuss marijuana’s future in Seattle, why he bought pot on the first day of sales and if he’s consumed it yet.

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August 19, 2014 at 2:44 PM

State Attorney General outlines argument in case that could make or break pot law

The State Attorney General’s office outlined its argument Monday in a court case that could make or break Washington’s marijuana law. In July, the city of Fife approved an outright ban on marijuana businesses. A prospective pot store is suing the city in Pierce County Superior Court and hopes to overturn the ban. The case could cement Washington’s pot law…

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July 21, 2014 at 8:08 AM

Grandmother who bought Seattle’s first legal pot is donating some to MOHAI

The grandmother who bought Seattle’s first legal pot is donating some of that herb, along with clothes she wore that day, and more, to MOHAI. That’s the Museum of History and Industry, the 103-year old Seattle institution with 4 million artifacts. MOHAI wants the mementos from Greene, 65, because they showcase “one more way Washington, for better…

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June 27, 2014 at 12:34 PM

‘Evergreen’ film is a comprehensive look at pot legalization

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A year and a half later, as we wait for the first retail marijuana stores to open in Washington next month, it’s easy to forget our state’s place in history.
“People have the perception Colorado was the first state [to legalize marijuana],” said Jason Reid, who produced and edited “Evergreen: The Road to Legalization,” a new film about the journey to legalization. “They’ve forgotten about Washington.”

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