Tag: I-502

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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
Seattle police: African-Americans and Homeless Ticketed Most for Pot

Seattle police: African-Americans and Homeless Ticketed Most for Pot

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed...
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July 9, 2014
07/09/2014
Washington: State-Licensed Retail Cannabis Sales Begin

Washington: State-Licensed Retail Cannabis Sales Begin

Washington’s first state-licensed retail cannabis operators opened for business this morning . The state’s Liquor Control Board issued 24 marijuana retailer licenses late last week. (Under state...
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July 8, 2014
07/08/2014
Washington State’s First Legal Marijuana Shops Set to Open Amid Chaos

Washington State’s First Legal Marijuana Shops Set to Open Amid Chaos

The prohibition of marijuana in Washington state fell early Monday as a small number of retail shop owners received an electronic copy of a license to sell...
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July 2, 2014
07/02/2014
Analysis: Why Legal Marijuana Stores Won’t Matter Much in Seattle

Analysis: Why Legal Marijuana Stores Won’t Matter Much in Seattle

Except for tourists and the pot curious, who will each buy a few grams at most, the appeal of state-licensed recreational marijuana won’t go much farther than...
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June 27, 2014
06/27/2014
Washington’s Legal Marijuana to Cost $25 a Gram

Washington’s Legal Marijuana to Cost $25 a Gram

Michael Perkins, an operator of several medical pot shops hopes to to begin recreational sales on July 8 in Washington, says on recreational pricing, “I would assume $20 to $25...
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May 16, 2014
05/16/2014
Instafire: Now That’s What I Call Shatter, Fweedom BHO

Instafire: Now That’s What I Call Shatter, Fweedom BHO

Posted by @fweedom Anyone who wonders why I have ZERO TEMPTATION to extract my own errl need only see this Instafire. You see that glass shard? Gnarly...
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March 18, 2014
03/18/2014
California Legalization Is Coming, But What Path Will It Take?

California Legalization Is Coming, But What Path Will It Take?

The Leaf Online asks, with four marijuana legalization initiatives vying for the California ballot, one thing is clear: All four reforms are better than the state’s current prohibition. The...
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March 4, 2014
03/04/2014
Mexico Lawmakers Push for Decrim, WA Lawmakers Attack MMJ… Again.

Mexico Lawmakers Push for Decrim, WA Lawmakers Attack MMJ… Again.

In an interesting comparison, left-wing lawmakers in Mexico introduced legislation to decriminalize cannabis. The aim of this legislation is to curb cartel violence by eliminating the black...
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February 12, 2014
02/12/2014
Will State Cannabis Be Grown With Love?

Will State Cannabis Be Grown With Love?

I have been consistently voicing my concerns about Washington State running the cannabis market. Topics have largely been focused on what the State-run market will do to...
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January 22, 2014
01/22/2014
Bill Gates Backs Marijuana Legalization In His State

Bill Gates Backs Marijuana Legalization In His State

Bill Gates told Buzzfeed he voted yes on I-502 to legalize recreational marijuana in his home state of Washington in 2012, but would not answer if he’s...
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January 22, 2014
01/22/2014
Counterpunch: ACLU and WA Liquor Board Rally Against I-502 Moratorium

Counterpunch: ACLU and WA Liquor Board Rally Against I-502 Moratorium

Sometimes-loved ACLU lawyer Allison Holcomb and unlikely ally Sharon Foster (Chairwoman of the WA Liquor Control Board) have publicly stated that, should it come to it, they...
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January 21, 2014
01/21/2014
WA State Attorney General Approves I-502 Moratoriums

WA State Attorney General Approves I-502 Moratoriums

With the recent opinion on I-502 moratoriums released by WA State AG, it seems that local governments can effectively ignore the state laws and ban even state-backed...
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January 14, 2014
01/14/2014
Bill Introduced in Washington State to Protect Patient Rights and Preserve Medical Cannabis Program

Bill Introduced in Washington State to Protect Patient Rights and Preserve Medical Cannabis Program

Representative Sherry Appleton Joins With Coalition of Patient Advocates to Defend Washington’s Medical Cannabis Law Patients, doctors and caregivers have formed a powerful coalition to keep medical...
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January 8, 2014
01/08/2014
Washington State Faces Prospect of Too Many Pot Growers

Washington State Faces Prospect of Too Many Pot Growers

Washington officials have received over 2,600 applications from pot growers, which is a concern because of a set limit on the amount of space for growing.
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December 9, 2013
12/09/2013
Medical Marijuana: A Community of Voices – WA Event 12/21/13

Medical Marijuana: A Community of Voices – WA Event 12/21/13

An indoor rally is planned on December 21, 2013 in Seattle to draw the cannabis community together, as we gear up for a battle which will determine...
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December 5, 2013
12/05/2013
WA: Over 1,300 Applications So Far for Marijuana Businesses

WA: Over 1,300 Applications So Far for Marijuana Businesses

Washington state regulators are presently reviewing over 1,300 applications from would-be entrepreneurs seeking to engage in the state-licensed production and/or sale of cannabis and cannabis-infused products to...
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November 26, 2013
11/26/2013
Legalization Anniversary Smoke-Sesh Planned at Seattle Center

Legalization Anniversary Smoke-Sesh Planned at Seattle Center

On December 6th hundreds of connoisseurs will celebrate the one year anniversary of legalization in Washington state by consuming cannabis legally at the Seattle Center. When first...
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November 25, 2013
11/25/2013
Washington State Patrol Ordering More Marijuana DUI Tests

Washington State Patrol Ordering More Marijuana DUI Tests

Steve Elliott explains how I-502′s per se limit on impairment for marijuana DUI has caused police to order lots more blood tests.
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November 19, 2013
11/19/2013
WA Liquor Control Board Breaks Procedure at MMJ Public Hearing

WA Liquor Control Board Breaks Procedure at MMJ Public Hearing

Few times in life have I felt such shock and fear of imminent danger, as when the Chair of the Liquor Control Board announced a stunning decision...
By: Mercedys
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November 18, 2013
11/18/2013
WA Liquor Control Board MMJ Hearing Draws 700+ Concerned Citizens

WA Liquor Control Board MMJ Hearing Draws 700+ Concerned Citizens

The Setting: Liquor Control Board Public Hearing Over 700 concerned citizens came to Lacey on Wednesday, November 13th for their chance to give feedback on the Liquor...
By: Mercedys
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