Washington State Unveils Recreational Pot Rules

An American flag flies atop the stage at the first day of Hempfest.

WASHINGTON: Recreational pot users in Washington state would have as many as 334 stores where they would be able to buy marijuana for their smoking pleasure, and the first could open as early as next spring under new regulations released this week.

Colorado Marijuana Law Worries Cheyenne Police Chief

Cheyenne Police Chief Brian Kozak made clear Tuesday night he doesn’t expect the impact to be beneficial for law enforcement or the community.

WYOMING: The impact on Cheyenne of Colorado’s new law allowing the recreational use of marijuana isn’t known yet because the neighboring state is still working on rules to govern sales, the city’s police chief says.

21 marijuana stores planned for Seattle, 1,000-foot rule changed

The Denver County Fair is dropping marijuana exhibits from the event — a year after some people said they were unwittingly served pot-infused chocolate in the "Pot Pavilion."

WASHINGTON: The numbers are in: Seattle is planned to have 21 legal marijuana retail locations starting in 2014. 40 additional stores could dot King County, and there will be 334 legal pot retail locations allowed statewide.

Marijuana makes Lansing, MI ballot for Nov.

MICHIGAN: Lansing residents will see a new ballot initiative to decriminalize recreational marijuana use in November, but it remains unclear whether visiting MSU students will be able to light up without fear.

Marijuana makes Lansing, MI ballot for Nov.

City Clerk Chris Swope certified a proposal last week that would allow the use, possession or transfer of less than one ounce of marijuana on private property in Lansing for those aged 21 or older.

MICHIGAN: Lansing residents will see a new ballot initiative to decriminalize recreational marijuana use in November, but it remains unclear whether visiting MSU students will be able to light up without fear.

Activists hope to make Dunedin 'Cannabis capital'

Activist Julian Crawford hopes to make Dunedin, NZ 'Cannabis capital'

NEW ZEALAND: Marijuana legalization advocates in Dunedin have high hopes the city will become Dunsterdam, the cannabis capital of the South Pacific.