Yesterday was the public’s first look at the new Washington State marijuana logo, as well the state’s first draft of marijuana laws. Let other Weedists know in this poll and leave your comment below. Read More »
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Washington’s Liquor Control Board released draft regulations for the state’s legal marijuana industry yesterday. The draft regulations include: Tracking marijuana from seed to store, most likely setting up a system similar to Colorado’s. Limiting the number of retail stores in each county. Growers and processors will not be limited in... Read More »
A group composed of substance abuse, law and public health experts have sent a 16-page letter to Washington’s Liquor Control Board, making recommendations for the implementation of I-502. Included in the group is Alison Holcomb, Drug Policy Director for the ACLU and campaign manager of I-502. The letter makes the point... Read More »
Rejoice Seattle bus riders… bus drivers will now treat legal amounts of lost marijuana (up to 1 ounce) as they would forgotten cell phones and iPods: as personal items that should be returned to a lost-and-found center for recovery by owners. In order to claim lost marijuana, owners will have to specify when it was lost, on which route and what the marijuana and its container looks like.
Marijuana advocates called it an historic day – one of Seattle’s top cops is taking part in the cannabis freedom march at Westlake Park–as they spread their message of widespread legal acceptance of pot.
Marijuana rescheduling is headed for the US Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court upheld local dispensary bans, the feds strike again in Berkeley and Washington state, and there is action in state legislatures, too. Let’s get to it: National Last week, Americans for Safe Access announced it was appealing to... Read More »
The view from across the pond: Marijuana is now legal in Washington state in the north-west of America. Will the sales kick-start an economic boom?
Last week, 11 Seattle medical marijuana businesses received shutdown letters from the DEA. One of those targeted is a small medical marijuana collective in Ballard, The Only Natural, which has only 20 plants and 8 ounces kept for sale to a small group of patients. The owner, Douglas Gerdes, had this to say: “Either we trust our government, or all the people that are willing to do this are just taking a risk and we’re all being stupid.”
Last week, Kal Penn, who plays Kumar in the “stoner” film franchise Harold & Kumar, spoke to Huffington Post Live about President Obama’s marijuana policies. During the April 26th interview, Penn defended recent Justice Department attacks on dispensaries in medical marijuana states like California, citing articles he read from a Google search. Unfortunately,... Read More »