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Morning Roundup: Sept. 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

The Situation court-ordered to stay off drugs, Spokane testing sewage for marijuana, and couple busted for selling medical weed on Facebook. MORE  

Legalization Efforts Sprout Up Across the Country

By Shawn Dwyer

The Marijuana Policy Project will push for legal weed in Arizona, Massachusetts, and California during the 2016 election. MORE  

Seattle Prosecutor Drops All Weed Tickets Thanks to One Cop

By Shawn Dwyer

Over 80% of Seattle's marijuana tickets this year were written by weed-hating officer Randy Jokela. MORE  

Despite Fears, No Clear Connection Between Pot and Driving Fatalities

By Paul Gaita

Fears of THC-caused traffic accidents are either inconclusive or exaggerated. MORE  

Drinkable Marijuana Coming Soon

By Bryan Le

The creator says drinking pot is more approachable than smoking it. MORE  

Washington, Colorado Deny Pot Tourism Exists

By Bryan Le

Despite jumps in hotel and flight bookings during Hempfest and the Cannabis Cup, state officials have claimed that visitors aren't coming for the pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Indio Downey charged with felony cocaine possession, 244 arrested for DUI at Sturgis bike rally, and fecal bacteria found on pot grown in Washington. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gerard Depardieu wants to make eco-friendly vodka, two men rob liquor stores with their pants, and couple comes home to find moaning meth addict under their bed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Texas Rangers' Geovany Soto regrets pot arrest, drunk man steals friend's car and crashes into parklet, and Seattle's only pot shop runs out of weed in three days. MORE  

It’s Official: Washington Starts Selling Weed

By Shawn Dwyer

The Evergreen State joins Colorado in the experiment to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. MORE  

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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