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December 3, 2013 at 7:32 AM

Oregon students tend pot growing operation, get paid in pot, say police

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Police say they have busted a pot ring linked to West Linn High School. Investigators believe a 51-year-old man hired high school students to tend his marijuana growing operation and paid them in marijuana. They also say marijuana was sold at the school through a network of student dealers. Police raided the…


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November 26, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Tuesday Memo: Stocking over face, never a good sign … Seahawks pot poll … Rowdy party

National Weather Service forecast Corrected version The Metro bus robbery: About that 19-year-old guy who was arrested for allegedly robbing people on a Metro bus last night … It appears he got on the bus at Third Avenue and Pike Street wearing a nylon stocking over part of his face. He rode…


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October 30, 2013 at 7:56 PM

Liquor Control Board eyes ban on pot use in bars, clubs

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Liquor Control Board wants to make sure people aren’t using marijuana in bars and nightclubs. The board on Wednesday filed a draft rule that would explicitly ban any business with a liquor license from allowing marijuana use on site. Among the board’s concerns is that people who use marijuana in combination with alcohol…


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October 1, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Ask our pot reporter anything

Bob Young, who has been reporting on I-502 and marijuana’s legalization in Washington, is hosting an Ask Me Anything (or AMA) on Reddit. Young, who has been covering marijuana for nearly a year is answering questions about his experiences reporting on the brand-new industry and pot policy. Read Young’s latest stories on the subject, “Pot Legalization…


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August 29, 2013 at 10:37 AM

Feds won’t challenge Washington’s pot law

Above, Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the phone while spokesman David Postman, center, and senior policy adviser for public safety John Lane look on. (Photo courtesy of Governor’s Office) The federal government will not try to block Washington state’s recreational marijuana legalization law, Gov. Jay Inslee announced this morning. U.S. Attorney…


Comments | More in General news, Government, Politics | Topics: Bob Ferguson, Eric Holder, federal government

August 8, 2013 at 6:43 AM

Thursday Memo: Lynnwood stabbing … Dempsey dazzles … Don’t drive stoned

National Weather Service forecast Fatal stabbing in Lynnwood: A 35-year-old man was stabbed to death in a fight about 1 a.m. today. The suspect took off on a bicycle, but was arrested several blocks away from the home where the stabbing took place. Clint Dempsey, right, had many opportunities to blend in…


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April 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM

State pot-growing licenses may be delayed

The state may delay issuing licenses to grow pot by a couple months, according to a state Liquor Control Board official. Speaking to a pot industry group Tuesday night, liquor board Deputy Director Rick Garza said the state is looking at restructuring its timeline for implementing a recreational pot system. The board had planned to stagger the licensing of producers, processors…


Comments | Topics: liquor control board, marijuana, pot

February 14, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Inslee assures feds on pot: We’ll do it right

Saying “the world is watching,” Gov. Jay Inslee has sent a five-page letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder that outlines how Washington’s new legal marijuana system will be tightly controlled to prevent illegal activity such as state-licensed pot from leaking into other states. The federal government considers all marijuana illegal, despite voter-approved laws in Colorado…


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