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Inside the Puyallup Tribe's marijuana testing lab

Medicine Creek Analytics, the marijuana testing lab owned by the Puyallup Tribe on Pacific Highway in Fife, will help maintain quality control now that the tribe has signed a compact with the state to sell and grow medical and recreational marijuana. Tribal chairman Bill Sterud and scientific director Aaron Stancik PhD discuss the lab's mission and the potential value of medical marijuana.

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VIDEO: Olympia medical marijuana business Rainier Xpress closes

As his downtown Olympia medical marijuana store hosts a going out of business event June 30, Rainier Xpress owner Patrick Seifert is concerned about the effect it will have on his clients. Cheryl White, a medical marijuana patient, credits the support she's found at Rainier Xpress and is very concerned what the fallout will be for other patients.

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Take a tour of the Quest Diagnostics laboratory in west Olympia

Drug testing companies, including Quest Diagnostics, use urine tests that seek evidence of past marijuana use — carboxy THC.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Take a tour of the Quest Diagnostics laboratory in west Olympia 1:41

Take a tour of the Quest Diagnostics laboratory in west Olympia

An inside look at marijuana growing operation Forbidden Farms 2:41

An inside look at marijuana growing operation Forbidden Farms

Inside the Puyallup Tribe's marijuana testing lab 1:40

Inside the Puyallup Tribe's marijuana testing lab

VIDEO: Maker of medical marijuana edibles worries about July 1 ban 4:27

VIDEO: Maker of medical marijuana edibles worries about July 1 ban