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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:29 PM

Pot smokers enter legal limbo in Washington, Colorado

By Alan Duke, CNN
updated 12:31 PM EST, Thu December 6, 2012

... But a legal haze still engulfed pot smokers Thursday, when possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults become legal, though growing and selling it remains a crime ...

"It begs the question, if they can't buy it through a medical marijuana shop, which only people with a prescription and medical marijuana license can, how do they get it?" Washington State Liquor Control Board spokesman Brian Smith said Wednesday.

Growing and selling marijuana will still be prosecuted as a felony, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg told CNN.

"So I'm not sure where you're suppose to get it," Satterberg said. "If you stumble across some on the street or it falls from the sky, then you can have it. Otherwise, you are part of a criminal chain of distribution" ...

http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/05/us/washington-marijuana-legalization/?hpt=us_t2

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:37 PM

1. Geez, so are they really too stupid to amend their mmj shops to legal

 

distributors. Now that the public has spoken, one would think the state legislature can remedy this without much hassle at all. Just amend the one to be all inclusive, shops are already set up and licensed, everything is in place except the term medical needs to be removed.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:40 PM

2. Looking Skyward

I'm on my way to Washington, hoping I stumble across some ganja on the street.

Or perhaps it will rain down from the sky. They get lots of rain in Seattle, so you never know. God might start helping out.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:50 PM

3. Seems to me the Authorities would have a problem charging someone that has it though.

 

How do they prove where they got it?

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 08:12 AM

4. I found a dime bag on the sidewalk in NYC once.

Really good stuff too!

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