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August 18, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Sunday Memo: Hempfest … Female veterans … Longacres Mile

National Weather Service Forecast Puffing along: Hempfest continues today at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle, the first gathering of the “protestival” since Initiative 502 passed. That measure nominally legalized recreational marijuana in Washington state, and some of the out-of-towners in the 250,000 people attending said they felt high just being here in an…

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August 16, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Friday Memo: Young couple dies … Boy dies in trunk … Hempfest is here

A crushing blow: Young newlyweds expecting their first child have died in a car crash in North Carolina. The young mother-to-be was from Sammamish. Please pass that joint my friend: Hempfest, the three-day event that celebrates pot, starts today, but there’s unrest about the state’s new marijuana law and what it does or…

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August 14, 2013 at 12:21 PM

Seattle cops dealing Doritos at Hempfest

Seattle police will be handing out bags of Doritos at Hempfest on Saturday. The department confirmed the news on twitter, saying it will be giving out bags of chips with educational information from its now-famous Marijwhatnow FAQ. Police are having some fun with the unusual assignment. “Please ignore maliciously false reports that we’re giving out Bugles at More

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June 6, 2013 at 1:36 PM

State busts naturopath for medical pot authorizations

The state Department of Health has suspended the license of another naturopathic physician for improperly writing medical marijuana authorizations. The physician, Yuel Luncheon Boyce, agreed to a two-year suspension and must pay a $5,000 fine before reinstatement. If reinstated, Boyce would be prohibited from authorizing medical marijuana, according to state health officials. Boyce examined three patients within…

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August 19, 2012 at 9:47 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: Birthday killing … Hempfest ends … Taylor Bridge fire

Weather:  Much cooler today than the last week, with lower highs than normal. Expect temperatures in the lows 60s to low 70s. This cooler weather should stick around through midweek when we might even see some showers. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: No major accidents or closures to report at…

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