legalization http://kuow.org en How Do You Talk To Your Kids About Pot? http://kuow.org/post/how-do-you-talk-your-kids-about-pot <p></p><p>Marijuana is now legal in Washington state and many parents are wondering how to explain this to their children. Ross Reynolds speaks with one of the proponents of Initiative 502, Alison Holcomb, as well as Roger Roffman, professor emeritus in the school of social work at the University of Washington, and chief of adolescent medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Dr. Leslie Walker, about discussing marijuana legalization with children.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:40:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 7024 at http://kuow.org How Do You Talk To Your Kids About Pot? Marijuana Use Becomes Legal This Week But Many Questions Remain http://kuow.org/post/marijuana-use-becomes-legal-week-many-questions-remain <p></p><p>Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes has been a longtime supporter of legalizing marijuana. But when he was elected in 2009, he said he never would have imagined that his goal would be achieved so quickly. This week Initiative 502 takes effect, or at least the part of it that allows people to possess small amounts of marijuana for recreational use.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 15:52:57 +0000 Amy Radil 4446 at http://kuow.org Marijuana Use Becomes Legal This Week But Many Questions Remain Washington Voters Approve Initiative to Legalize Pot http://kuow.org/post/washington-voters-approve-initiative-legalize-pot <p><em>Correction</em><em>:&nbsp; In the original story Steve Sarich was referred to as an attorney.&nbsp; He is not an attorney but a medical marijuana consultant and an opponent of I-502.</em></p><p></p><p>Hold off on that trip to Amsterdam. It appears recreational marijuana will soon be legal for adults in Washington, at least under state law.</p><p>The mood was jubilant at the official I-502 party at the Hotel Andra in downtown Seattle. In attendance was Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, a primary backer of the measure. He says this law change is about good government. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 09:35:14 +0000 Liz Jones 3134 at http://kuow.org Washington Voters Approve Initiative to Legalize Pot