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News Summary: Wash. vows to keep weed in state

The Associated Press

SMOKESCREEN: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee insists there are ways to prevent bulk smuggling of the state's newest cash crop — Marijuana — including digitally tracking it to ensure it goes to the stores where it is sold.

PIPE DREAM? With sales set to begin later this year, Inslee hopes to be a good neighbor and keep vanloads of marijuana from cruising into Idaho, Oregon and other states where it's still illegal.

LEGAL HIGH: Inslee is trying to persuade U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder not to sue to block Washington from licensing pot growers, processors and sellers.