Now that smoking pot is legal in Washington, will more people take part? It's a question Seattle researchers are already planning to answer with studies of sewage and other public information. 

The number of concussions reported by coaches in Seattle public high schools has more than doubled since the Zackery Lystedt Law came into effect in 2009, University of Washington researchers report.

Roger Roffman, a UW professor emeritus of social work, has studied marijuana dependence interventions for 30 years.

Suicide prevention in Washington state took a significant step forward March 27 when Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2315, a bill that requires basic training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management for medical care providers.

Zack Lystedt's long road back from a 2006 head injury included moments of bliss this past weekend.

Kevin Haggerty graduated from high school in 1977 – among the foggiest, Cheech-and-Chongiest years ever in terms of U.S. teens smoking marijuana, government data says.

It is not uncommon for a woman to flee, with her child, from an abusive spouse, hoping to start fresh elsewhere. Some even seek refuge in a new country.


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