Tag: Washington

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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

In Washington, the number of people who either like or don’t mind the legalization of weed has reached 77 percent of the population. That’s over 3/4 of...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Washington Liquor Board Drives Cannabis Cup Out of State

Washington Liquor Board Drives Cannabis Cup Out of State

Held annually for the last couple years, the Cannabis Cup has been a wild success, with more people attending every year. This year, the state liquor board...
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April 27, 2015
04/27/2015
Bud and Breakfast: The ‘Airbnb’ of Cannabis is Here

Bud and Breakfast: The ‘Airbnb’ of Cannabis is Here

Thanks to Bud and Breakfast, weedists looking to get away from it all can enjoy a vacation where their weed consuming ways are not only accepted, but...
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April 16, 2015
04/16/2015
Washington Legislature Approves Ban on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Washington Legislature Approves Ban on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Yesterday the Washington State Legislature sent Gov. Jay Inslee a bill that abolishes medical marijuana dispensaries and calls upon state-licensed retailers to serve patients as well as...
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April 6, 2015
04/06/2015
Close the Fist, Open the Heart: Cannabis in Schools

Close the Fist, Open the Heart: Cannabis in Schools

Researchers studied the cannabis use rates at schools that had a suspension policy for illicit drugs versus schools that instead referred kids to counseling for drug infractions.
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March 13, 2015
03/13/2015
Marijuana Industry Reaches New Heights With Gourmet Kitchens, Day Spas and Maybe Even Luxury Hotels

Marijuana Industry Reaches New Heights With Gourmet Kitchens, Day Spas and Maybe Even Luxury Hotels

At 7 Leaf Bed and Breakfast in Seattle, guests get the full gourmet, farm-to-table dining experience. Breakfasts are made with organic, fresh ingredients from the city’s famed...
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February 23, 2015
02/23/2015
Are Cannabis Lounges Coming to Seattle Soon?

Are Cannabis Lounges Coming to Seattle Soon?

Pete Holmes, city attorney of Seattle, has come out in public support of cannabis lounges in Washington.
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February 20, 2015
02/20/2015
Marijuana Charges Dropped Against Cancer Patient Who Faced Years in Prison

Marijuana Charges Dropped Against Cancer Patient Who Faced Years in Prison

The federal government has dropped all charges against a Washington medical marijuana patient who was recently diagnosed with late-stage cancer, in a high-profile case that involves the...
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February 11, 2015
02/11/2015
Millionaire Seeks to Control Washington State Cannabis Laws

Millionaire Seeks to Control Washington State Cannabis Laws

Pending legislation in Washington may put the unregulated medical cannabis market under the looming eye of the state and one man in control of medical cannabis.
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February 9, 2015
02/09/2015
ZaZZZ: First Cannabis Vending Machine Operating in Seattle

ZaZZZ: First Cannabis Vending Machine Operating in Seattle

Seattle has made cannabis history once again as the first city to employ vending machines that dispense cannabis buds.
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February 4, 2015
02/04/2015
Washington Lawmakers Face Medical and Recreational Cannabis Conundrum

Washington Lawmakers Face Medical and Recreational Cannabis Conundrum

The main issue is how to reconcile the medical community with the recreational community. Medical cannabis has been legal in Washington for nearly 20 years, recreational pot...
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February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Oregon Bank Accepts Cannabis Business, Then Rescinds Offer

Oregon Bank Accepts Cannabis Business, Then Rescinds Offer

MBank made a brash move and widely publicized their intention to work within the cannabis market, without first seeking FDIC approval.
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February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Jurors Can’t Know Pot Growers Are Patients

Jurors Can’t Know Pot Growers Are Patients

Imagine you are a juror in the federal trial of five people charged with growing and distributing marijuana in northeastern Washington. The prosecution cannot present any direct...
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Headiest Dab Pins: Solventless in Seattle

Headiest Dab Pins: Solventless in Seattle

I don’t know any dabber who hasn’t laughed at these Solventless in Seattle dab pins. Sleepless in Seattle remains a staple of Seattle pop culture.
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January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
Obama Predicts More States Will Legalize Cannabis

Obama Predicts More States Will Legalize Cannabis

While President Obama’s stance on the issue of legalization in the past have been less than sympathetic, he has recently made statements predicting a bright future for...
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January 22, 2015
01/22/2015
State Agency Suspicious of High THC Buds in Washington

State Agency Suspicious of High THC Buds in Washington

From the results of laboratory testing, Washington’s recreational cannabis varies widely in THC content. Most strains average around 16% THC, but about 2.5% of cannabis has tested...
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January 20, 2015
01/20/2015
Too Much Weed: Washington Weed Supply Exceeds Demand

Too Much Weed: Washington Weed Supply Exceeds Demand

The weed market has reached a tipping point in Washington, due to an excess of cannabis available to consumers. Despite earlier concerns that there would not be...
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January 19, 2015
01/19/2015
SAMHSA Releases Info on Drug Use Changes for 2012-2013

SAMHSA Releases Info on Drug Use Changes for 2012-2013

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released data in December for the most recent findings of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Among...
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January 14, 2015
01/14/2015
Instafire: Smokey Socks by Refine Seattle

Instafire: Smokey Socks by Refine Seattle

These Smokey Socks are so bhomb it’s not even funny. I bought a pair right away and I love them! In case anyone is wondering, they are...
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January 12, 2015
01/12/2015
Cannabis Cooking Emerging as a Sophisticated Culinary Art

Cannabis Cooking Emerging as a Sophisticated Culinary Art

Cannabis is working its way into many mainstream aspects of our culture, and now culinary cannabis is starting to take hold as a legitimate culinary art.
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