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Strange new bill debated in Olympia Tuesday
Strange new bill debated in Olympia Tuesday (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Bizarre Marijuana Bill Debated in Olympia Includes Provision for BANNING Pot

House Bill 1461 is a mix-and-match combination of 18 previous House bills dealing with pot. One part would lessen some marijuana restrictions, but another would nullify I-502 entirely. Confusing?

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Oregon crash near Portland
Oregon crash near Portland (Washington County Sheriffs Department)
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Oregon Teen High on Pot Flips Car in Weekend Accident

Bethany, OR officials confirm driver was impaired.

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Pot related poison calls double in 2014
Pot related poison calls double in 2014 (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Pot-Related Poison Control Calls Rise Nearly 50% in Washington State In 2014

New data released this week by the Washington Poison Control Center shows the number of calls made involving "accidental" poisoning or overdoses by marijuana have nearly doubled, as has the number of children who ate pot edibles by accident.

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Homeless flocking to Colorado in search of legal pot
Homeless flocking to Colorado in search of legal pot (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
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Homeless Flocking to Colorado for Marijuana – Shelters Can’t Keep Up

Colorado is now facing yet another unintended, and unforseen consequence about legalized pot.    Homeless people are flocking to the state to get high.  Is this a problem that will begin to show up in our state as well?

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Pot stores finally open, city and county bans challenged in court
Pot stores finally open, city and county bans challenged in court (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Top ’11′ Stories of 2014 – Pot Shops Open, City, County Bans Upheld in Court

After nearly 18 months of delays, legal tussles, and financial questions,  pot stores finally opened in Washington state July 1st 2014.   And with that came a slew of city and county bans, lawsuits, and more upheaval.

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Is it time for DUI pot arrest-accident tracking?
Is it time for DUI pot arrest-accident tracking? (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)
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Is It Time for State to Begin Tracking Marijuana Only DUI Arrests?

Since Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana in 2012,   there have been indications the number of impaired motorists has risen, due to using pot before getting behind the wheel.

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A shocking number of WA motorists smoke pot, then drive
A shocking number of WA motorists smoke pot, then drive (Washington State Patrol Facebook)
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Shocking Survey Shows Pot Use in WA Before Driving Widespread

According to a June, 2014 survey conducted by the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission (WSTSC), nearly 3 out of ten drivers participating indicated they use or have used pot within a few hours of driving.   But the real shocker is that of those who do,  62% don't think marijuana impairs their ability to drive.

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Another judge shoots down lawsuit over city, county pot bans
Another judge shoots down lawsuit over city, county pot bans (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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WA Judges 4, Pot Supporters 0 – Another Court Upholds City, County Bans

0-4 isn't a good day at the office in baseball,  or in the courts.

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Watch out for pot-laced candy this Halloween.
Watch out for pot-laced candy this Halloween. (Townsquare media image)
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Police Say Watch out for Pot-Laced Candy this Halloween

Now that pot is legal in Washington and Colorado,  officials are cautioning parents not to let their children have "home-made" candy, and to watch out for what are called "cannabis sweets."

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High motorists flaunting pot laws in WA
High motorists flaunting pot laws in WA (Thinkstock.com)
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Legal Pot Triggers Explosion of Impaired Drivers – Flaunting Loophole in WA Law

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has asked the state legislature for yet another "fix" for legal pot.

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