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February 25, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Mayors want cut of pot tax revenues

Almost 100 mayors from across the state are urging state lawmakers turn over a portion of legal marijuana tax revenues to cities to pay for local law enforcement and other costs arising from the new law. In a letter sent to Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative leaders, the mayors — including Seattle’s Ed Murray —…

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August 2, 2013 at 12:29 PM

Advocate here advised Uruguay’s pot legalization push

Uruguay is on the brink of becoming the first country to create a legal, regulated marijuana market, and the South American nation had a little help from Washington state’s leading drug policy reformer, Alison Holcomb, the primary author of Initiative 502. Holcomb visited Uruguay three times last spring¬†at the invitation of the national Junta…

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