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Councilman says marijuana contributed to stepson’s death

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WENATCHEE — After silently listening to testimony from people about how safe and harmless marijuana is to use, Wenatchee City Councilman Keith Huffaker couldn’t keep quiet anymore.

He said he hadn’t intended to bring up his stepson at Thursday’s council discussion about whether marijuana businesses should be allowed in the city. He had planned to talk about federal law, and the need to wait for marijuana to be legalized at the federal level.

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