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Spin Control: Legislative bills show the mainstreaming of marijuana

When Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana a little more than 10 years ago, persons of a certain age wondered about the switch from the realm of “Dazed and Confused” to the brave new world of state-sponsored pot.Probably no one could have imagined how far government intervention might come as we start our second decade.
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WA pot sales decline for first time in the decade since legalization

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2022

Dec. 19—This December marks a decade since Washington state became one of the first two states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana. A look back at the cannabis industry's growth in the Evergreen State shows the fledgling market has yet to mature, with sales declining after surging during the pandemic and the initial years of legalization. After voters in Colorado and Washington approved ballot ...

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