Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

Newly opened marijauna co-op vandalized in downtown Bellingham

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Brian Corey // THE WESTERN FRONT

A marijuana co-op located on Cornwall Avenue was vandalized Sunday, April 10, the Bellingham Herald is reporting.

The manager of the Northern Cross Co-op came to work around 10 a.m. to find a broken window, Bellingham Police Sgt. Jason Monson said.

Nothing was reported stolen but damages are estimated at $800. The business opened on April 1.

Despite opposition, marijuana co-op opens doors in downtown Bellingham

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Brianna Gibbs // THE WESTERN FRONT

Bellingham’s first medical marijuana co-op opened downtown April 1 and is already receiving some heavy opposition, The Bellingham Herald is reporting.

The prosecutor’s office says Northern Cross medical marijuana co-op, a store where patients who have medical marijuana prescriptions can find the drug, is breaking the law.

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Marijuana arrests in Pullman are three times higher, per capita, than in Spokane

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Caleb Hutton // THE WESTERN FRONT

As the headline says, Washington State University’s hometown has a disproportionately high marijuana arrest rate — three times greater, in fact, than Spokane, the nearest urban center.

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Senate approves medical marijuana bill, now on to the House

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Caleb Hutton // THE WESTERN FRONT

Over objections from law enforcement officials, the Washington state Senate voted 29-20 to approve a bill that would legalize medical marijuana late Wednesday.

The bill has been forwarded to the House, where it had its first reading today in the Health Care & Wellness committee.

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White House to meet with Seattle (High?) Times editorial board in light of pro-marijuana opinion pieces

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Caleb Hutton // THE WESTERN FRONT

Here’s an example of a news source writing about a news source writing about a news source.

From The Stranger:

The Stranger has learned that immediately after the Seattle Times ran an editorial last week supporting a bill to tax and regulate marijuana, the newspaper got a phone call from Washington, D.C. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy director Gil Kerlikowske wanted to fly to Seattle to speak personally with the paper’s full editorial board.

The meeting is scheduled for next Friday, an apparent attempt by the federal government to pressure the state’s largest newspaper to oppose marijuana legalization. Or at least turn down the volume on its new-found bullhorn to legalize pot.

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