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Legalizing Marijuana Has Drastically Dropped Possession Charges in Washington State

Legalizing Marijuana Has Drastically Dropped Possession Charges in Washington State

A new ACLU report shows that the year following Washington’s legalization of recreational marijuana showed a marked drop in misdemeanor marijuana possession arrests among adults age 21 and older....
Washington House Votes to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Washington House Votes to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

On Monday night, House Bill 2149– a bill that would make drastic changes to Washington’s medical marijuana program– passed the House with a vote of 67-29.  The bill was...
Washington Starts Accepting Applications for Recreational Marijuana Licenses

Washington Starts Accepting Applications for Recreational Marijuana Licenses

On Monday, Washington State will begin accepting applications from individuals  hoping to obtain a license to operate a recreational marijuana business.  Applications will be accepted from hopeful growers, shop...
Washington State Approves Rules for Recreational Marijuana Sales

Washington State Approves Rules for Recreational Marijuana Sales

On Wednesday, the Washington State Liquor Control Board approved the set of rules that will regulate the state’s legal recreational marijuana program.  After almost 11 months of negotiation, the...
Washington State Liquor Control Board Files Rule Revision for Marijuana Shop Locations

Washington State Liquor Control Board Files Rule Revision for Marijuana Shop Locations

The Washington State Liquor Control Board has announced that it will file an emergency rule revision on October 16th to make a change to the rules which specifies how...
Seattle Police Department Educates Tokers With Doritos at Hempfest

Seattle Police Department Educates Tokers With Doritos at Hempfest

Continuing to demonstrate their creativity and acceptance of Washington’s marijuana legalization initiative, the Seattle Police Department is heading to Hempfest this weekend to hand out bags of Doritos to...
Washington Liquor Control Board Approves Legal Marijuana Rules

Washington Liquor Control Board Approves Legal Marijuana Rules

On Wednesday, the Washington Liquor Control Board gave preliminary approval of 80 pages-worth of rules for the state’s new legal recreational marijuana program. Now, the LCB will hold four...
Washington Lawmakers Urge DOJ to Leave Legal Marijuana Alone

Washington Lawmakers Urge DOJ to Leave Legal Marijuana Alone

Seven congressional Democrats from Washington state have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, encouraging the DOJ to assure residents that those who sell and use marijuana will...
Washington May Allow Outdoor Marijuana Grows

Washington May Allow Outdoor Marijuana Grows

Karen McCall, chief rules writer for Washington’s Liquor Control Board is recommending that the state allow recreational marijuana to be grown outdoors as well as indoors. She believes it...
Washington Reveals Legal Marijuana Guidelines

Washington Reveals Legal Marijuana Guidelines

Last week, Washington state officials released proposed rules for the state’s new legal marijuana system.  The rules that were released are an initial draft and will likely be edited...