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Database delays will cost medical pot users dearly (Getty Images)
Database delays will cost medical pot users dearly (Getty Images)
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Medical Pot Database Delays Could Cost Patients Thousands, Get Them Arrested

Part of I-502, the initiative that legalized recreational marijuana, included so-called reforms for the medical marijuana industry. Now, some of those plans, including creating a database of users, could cost patients a lot of money, and given new regulations, perhaps even get them in legal trouble for their pot use.

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Bill to overturn transgender bathrooms falls (Getty Images)
Bill to overturn transgender bathrooms falls (Getty Images)
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Bill to Overturn Transgender Bathroom Laws Fails in State Senate by 1 Vote

According to officials in Olympia, a bill that would have overturned the controversial move by the State Human Rights Commission failed by a single vote Wednesday.

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House Debates Payroll Tax Extension Plan
AG wants cooling off period for former officials before lobbying (Getty Images)
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Attorney General Seeks One Year ‘Cool-Off’ Period for Lobbying By Former Legislators

Attorney General Bob Ferguson is pushing for a law that we think makes a lot of sense.

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Court rules all WA pharmacies now must dispense 'morning-after' birth control
Court rules all WA pharmacies now must dispense 'morning-after' birth control (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Court Rules Washington Pharmacies Must Dispense Plan B Birth Controls

In a reversal of a 2012 ruling, the U.S. 9th. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday pharmacies in Washington state must now dispense emergency contraceptives, including Plan B birth control meds.  Opponents are already saying this compares to bakeries, florists and other businesses being forced to serve same-sex wedding clients despite their religious objections, from a biological medical standpoint.

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Arlenes flowers
Arlenes flowers (Arlene's Flowers facebook)
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Arlene’s Flowers Owner Appeals to State Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland, is not sitting down following a Benton County Judge's ruling she broke the state's Consumer Protection Act by refusing to provide flowers and floral services for a same-sex wedding.

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House Democrats want tax on bottled water
House Democrats want tax on bottled water (Wa state legislative website)
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State Democrats Seek Bottled Water Tax, Among Others, In New Budget

The Washington State House Democrats are set to unveil their 2015 budget proposal, and it features new taxes in the name of "education."

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Proposed 'New Driver' sticker
Proposed 'New Driver' sticker (Courtesy KING-5 TV Facebook - Northwest Cable News)
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Proposed Bill Would Require WA Teens to Have a “New Driver” Sticker on Their Vehicle

Some say it's a good idea, others say it's degrading.

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Should Washington state be divided to create a 51st state?
Should Washington state be divided to create a 51st state? (Washington state legislative website)
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Citizen Launches New Campaign to Divide Washington Into TWO States

A Western Washington man, citing excessive government over-reach and a growing mistrust of political leaders, is proposing to split Washington in half.

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Audit finds state computers easily breachable by hackers
Audit finds state computers easily breachable by hackers (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)
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“Critical” Cyber Security Flaws Found in WA State Government Computers, Claims Audit

Let's hope one of them isn't the DMV!  Virtually everyone 16 and over is in their database.

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WA state task force takes up drone regulations
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Drone Regulation Task Force Meets This Week in Olympia

Whether or not you will see those hovering,  humming eyes in the sky in the future might be determined by a committee that met for the first time Monday.

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