Jeanne Kohl-Welles

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  • ** FILE ** Maija Szymanowski works at a stand at Pike Place Market Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 in Seattle that sells body-care products including lotions, salves, and serums made in Washington state with hemp that is grown in Canada. With recreational marijuana use now legal in Washington, state legislators are discussing whether the state should also launch an industrial hemp industry. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Washington Legislature eyes hemp production move

    With recreational marijuana use now legal in Washington, state legislators are eyeing whether the state should also allow an industrial hemp industry.


  • Gov. Jay Inslee, seated, signs a measure to make state statutes gender-neutral, joined by bill sponsor Sen. Jeannie Kohl-Welles, left, on Monday, April 22, 2013, in Olympia, Wash. The measure is the final installment of a multiyear project to replace thousands of references to male-centric words in state law with gender-neutral terms. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

    EDITORIAL: Another assault on the language

    Politicians often have too much time on their hands. In the state of Washington, state Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, a Democrat, spent many hours poring through the law books searching for words and phrases that offend currently fashionable feminist sensibilities.


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