Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law an overhaul of Washington's medical marijuana market that creates a voluntary database of patients and cracks down on unregulated dispensary sales. Inslee has said the measure is needed now that the state's voter-approved recreational market is in place.
(AP) - The Washington Legislature has passed a measure to improve the safety of oil transportation due to a sharp increase in the number of oil-carrying freight trains in the state. Lawmakers reached a compromise Friday afternoon to resolve differences between competing versions that earlier cleared the Senate and House.