New Laws Marijuana, Marriage laws start on Dec. 6

WHATCOM — Washington State became arguably the most progressive state in the union on Tuesday, Nov. 6, as voters approved ballot measures in favor of marijuana and same-sex marriage legalization. On Wednesday, Dec. 5, Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed expects to certify the election results. The next day, the new laws will take effect,…

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