Washington

Tacoma Reveals Plans for Medical Marijuana Shop Shutdown

Tacoma Reveals Plans for Medical Marijuana Shop Shutdown

In a letter sent to sixty unlicensed medical marijuana shops, the city of Tacoma, WA released its timeline for shop closures. The closures come as a result of recreational...
New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

Washington state’s updated medical marijuana regulations took effect Friday. Among the regulations now in effect: Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are added as qualifying conditions. A qualifying...
Willie Nelson Announces Launch of Marijuana Brand

Willie Nelson Announces Launch of Marijuana Brand

Country music legend and known marijuana-enthusiast Willie Nelson has revealed plans to enter the marijuana market in Colorado by this fall. Willie will be offering “Willie’s Reserve” as his...
Recreational Marijuana Brought WA $70 Mil. in Revenue in First Year

Recreational Marijuana Brought WA $70 Mil. in Revenue in First Year

Washington’s recreational marijuana program has grown significantly in its first year, bringing the state over $70 million in tax revenue from marijuana sales. This greatly exceeds projections. Originally it...
Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but on Saturday the state Legislature passed a measure that makes several changes to the state’s recreational marijuana law. House Bill 2136 passed...
Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

On Sunday, New Jersey Governor and potential Presidential hopeful Chris Christie pledged to end marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado if he were elected president. During an interview on...
Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the city plans to close dozens of medical marijuana collectives operating without a license. The closures come as a part of combining Seattle’s...
Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

A new study conducted by University of Washington shows that there is still confusion among teenagers and adults when it comes to legal marijuana in the state.  Marijuana was...
Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

On Friday, Democratic Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jared Polis of Colorado introduced two separate bills to legalize recreational marijuana on the federal level. Polis’ bill, the Regulate...