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Washington regulator adopts final pot rules

Washington Regulator Adopts Final Pot Rules

SEATTLE, WA — The Washington State Liquor Control Board announced that it has adopted final rules to regulate the legal cannabis industry. The agency will file a formal document, called a CR 103, later this week. In a bit of a stoner move, the agency accidently announced that it had already formally filed that document—"ya man, I totally took care of that"—and had to issue a corrected press release.

Lifestyle
Cheech-orado and Washington-chong

Seattle Police Counter Colbert Cannabis Criticism

SEATTLE, WA — Funny man Stephen Colbert last week criticized the Seattle Police Department for a cannabis education campaign involving free Doritos at Seattle Hempfest. Police had warned attendees to not drive stoned, but welcomed them to listen to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon at a reasonable volume.

Politics
Find bigfoot and find cannabis in North Bonneville

Washington City Pursues Pot License

SEATTLE, WA — Dozens of Washington cities have passed legal pot moratoriums in the wake of voter-approved cannabis stores, yet more cities are now enacting legal cannabis zoning regulations. One city has gone further than all of the rest and is pondering the possibility of opening a government-run pot shop. According to The Columbian, the city of North Bonneville actually hired a consultant to assist them with the cannabis-induced vision.

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Washington Patients Disrupt Recreational Pot Meeting

Washington Patients Disrupt Recreational Pot Hearing

SEATTLE, WA — The state agency overseeing legal cannabis in Washington State held a public forum in Seattle on final rules for pot businesses expected to open next year. Medical marijuana patients, angry that the state might target patient home growing rights and the hundreds of mostly-unregulated storefront pot sellers in the state, packed the speakers list to make their concerns heard.