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December 10, 2014 at 2:54 PM

City Council committee hearing on medical-marijuana regulation

The Seattle City Council is holding a Finance and Culture Committee hearing Wednesday and will be discussing medical-marijuana regulations. Watch here. The medical pot section of the hearing should kick off around 3:25 p.m. David Mendoza, who advises Mayor Ed Murray on marijuana issues, will be presenting to council members. Here’s the document that corresponds…

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November 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

In Seattle, the medical-marijuana industry is proliferating, but lacks oversight

John Johnson is a landlord who owns commercial retail buildings in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood, where a nearby medical marijuana grow is operating next door. Johnson wants the grow to move out. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times) Medical-marijuana businesses operate in a legally gray, loosely regulated climate. But Seattle’s approach with the industry could change…

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