marijuana

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he’s disappointed by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's decision not to reclassify marijuana. In a letter Thursday, the DEA said marijuana will remain a Schedule I drug for now.

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Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Oregon, some activists and entrepreneurs are taking the next step: They're running for office themselves.

Chris Lehman / Northwest News Network

When 2015 dawned, it was illegal to grow, smoke or buy marijuana in Oregon unless you held a medical marijuana card. Now, all of those things are legal for adults.

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Oregon cities and counties have until December 27 to act if they want to ban retail marijuana sales. More than 70 communities have already put their names on that list.

Tom Banse / Northwest News Network

According to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, fatal crashes involving drivers under the influence of marijuana have risen sharply since Washington voters legalized recreational pot in 2012.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

It takes a lot of electricity to grow marijuana indoors. Lights and ventilating fans are some of the biggest culprits.

Olivia Weitz / Northwest News Network

Two marijuana shop owners in Clarkston, Washington, are facing criminal charges for selling pot in defiance of a citywide ban.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

Oregonians could buy recreational marijuana from stores starting in October under a measure approved Thursday by the Oregon House.

Idaho Police Warily Eye Oregon's New Pot Law

Jul 2, 2015
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Idaho law enforcement say they’ve been finding more marijuana in vehicles coming from states with looser pot laws.

Overhaul Of Marijuana Taxation Goes To Washington Governor

Jun 29, 2015
Drug Enforcement Agency

Recreational marijuana buyers would pay a flat 37 percent pot tax, plus sales tax, under a proposal headed to the desk of Washington Governor Jay Inslee.

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