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September 19, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Seattle City Council to hold briefing on public pot consumption

The Seattle City Council will discuss the Seattle Police Department’s report on public consumption of marijuana next Monday at 9:30 a.m. Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole and City Attorney Pete Holmes will attend, said the council in a news release. The Seattle Police report on pot tickets showed blacks were disproportionately cited for consuming pot in public….


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August 19, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Seattle police officer who wrote 80% of pot tickets is back on regular duties

The Seattle police officer who wrote 80 percent of the department’s pot tickets during the first half of this year has returned to his regular duties, Seattle police said Monday. Officer Randy Jokela used the citations to comment on Initiative 502, the law that legalized marijuana.  On several citations, Jokela referred to Seattle’s pot-supporting City Attorney Pete Holmes…


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