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  • No charges for personal drug possession: Seattle’s bold gamble to bring ‘peace’ after the war on drugs
    She had been there herself but was now working for a program that offers drug users help with counseling and housing ... and neighboring Snohomish County became the first in the nation to stop ...
    06/11/2019 - 1:49 pm | View Link
  • On Old Marijuana Convictions, Seattle Follows San Francisco's Lead
    He believes the move will result in the vacation of 500 to 600 convictions from 1997, when Seattle took over misdemeanor marijuana prosecutions from King County, until 2010, when the city stopped such ...
    02/8/2018 - 9:40 pm | View Link
  • Seattle to vacate pot convictions; no such plan in Yakima
    He believes the move will result in the vacation of 500 to 600 convictions from 1997, when Seattle took over misdemeanor marijuana prosecutions from King County, until 2010, when the city stopped such ...
    02/8/2018 - 5:10 pm | View Link
  • Seattle to vacate hundreds of misdemeanor marijuana convictions, dismiss charges
    He believes the move will result in the vacation of 500 to 600 convictions from 1997, when Seattle took over misdemeanor marijuana prosecutions from King County, until 2010, when the city stopped such ...
    02/8/2018 - 2:09 am | View Link
  • List of 2012 homicides in Seattle
    A third suspected drug ... BMWs were stopped at gunpoint after 911 callers suspected they were the killer. Noll's car had silver paint on the left front corner panel and tire marks from the suspect's ...
    01/28/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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