Spin Control archive for Feb. 11, 2013

MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2013

Spokane legalizes pot possession 

Following the lead of state voters, the Spokane City Council on Monday legalized the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by anyone 21 and up. Councilman Jon Snyder, who has led the effort on the City Council to consider the impacts to the...

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Barkeep: A round of booze hearings 

OLYMPIA – Getting a drink of alcohol in a movie theater, a farmer’s market, even a senior center or a massage, would be easier under a series of proposals considered Monday by a Senate panel. Getting a taste of that $90 a bottle whiskey or...

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Senate passes school security bill

OLYMPIA – Washington state would spend $10 million over the next two years in an effort protect schools from a massacre like Sandy Hook as part of a school construction proposal that moved quickly through the Senate Monday. With references to the Dec. 14 massacre...

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Pot forum moved to Convention Center 

Anticipating a large crowd at Tuesday’s forum on legalized marijuana rules, a state agency made an 11th hour decision to move to a bigger room. The Washington State Liquor Control Board’s forum on its efforts to comply with Initiative 502 will be held in the...

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WA Lege Day 29: Hearings on booze, health care

OLYMPIA -- Most work is in the committees today, with a full day of hearings on dozens of bills. The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee has 11 different bills involving some change to the state's liquor laws, including allowing beer and wine sales at theaters...

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