Steve Scher talks with Jennifer Stuber, a supporter of the legislation to educate primary care providers on identifying signs of suicidal behavior. Stuber, whose husband killed himself in 2011, believes that training health care professionals could save lives.
Ross Reynolds talks with retired judge Anne Levinson about how Interim Seattle Police Chief Harry Bailey is handling police officer misconduct cases. Levinson is the independent auditor for the Seattle Police Department's Office of Professional Accountability.
Ross Reynolds speaks with Adam Ashton, military reporter for the Tacoma News Tribune, about the Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed Pentagon budget cuts and how it would impact local military communities.
Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 6:14 am
The Lodo Wellness Center in Denver has been selling medical marijuana for several years. But since Jan. 1, when marijuana in Colorado officially moved from underground to behind the counter, the center has also been selling legal, recreational pot.
A majority of Americans now say they support full legalization, and the trend is spreading to other states.
Meanwhile, the public health community is warning of a potential safety problem: more people driving while stoned. But health officials and law enforcement don't yet have the data or the tools to address the concern.
Ross Reynolds talks with Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell about a proposal that would allow the Seattle Police Department to use facial recognition software to identify suspects from security footage.