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2016 LEGISLATIVE SESSION | Marijuana tax reduced in legislative proposal

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OLYMPIA — In the state’s battle to eliminate the illegal sale of marijuana, one lawmaker’s proposal to reduce the tax of legal recreational marijuana may have to wait.


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Legislator says black-market marijuana still cheaper than legal pot | Legislative Session

  • Today at 6:39AM

Rep. Christopher Hurst, D-Enumclaw, and proponents of the bill say a reduced tax would be one of the most important ways of eliminating the black-market sales of marijuana, which Hurst said still makes up 65 to 75 percent of sales in the state.

UPDATE | Lead for Prop. 1 narrows a bit in latest vote count

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 4:44PM

A new vote tally for the Feb. 9 Special Election shows Bainbridge Island’s Proposition 1 for new school facilities is still moving forward to approval. More votes against Prop. 1 than for it have come in since Election Night, however, so the margin of victory for the $81.2 million bond proposal has narrowed slightly.

Bainbridge school supporters have Winslow, Crystal Springs and Fort Ward to thank for Prop. 1 success

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 2:09PM

Voters in downtown Winslow and the south end precincts of Crystal Springs and Fort Ward proved decisive in the apparent passage of the Bainbridge Island School District’s $81.2 million bond measure, according to an analysis of unofficial precinct returns from Tuesday’s Special Election by the Bainbridge Review.

Bainbridge announces five finalists for planning director

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 1:53PM

The city of Bainbridge Island announced its five finalists for the job of planning director Wednesday, and all five have experience working in Washington state.

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