Inslee Signs Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington state's recreational marijuana law has a new tax structure under a measure signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.

WASHINGTON:  Washington state’s recreational marijuana law has a new tax structure under a measure signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.The new law eliminates the current three-tier tax structure and replaces it with a single excise tax of 37 percent at the point of sale – a change sought by the legal-pot industry. To Read the full article…

Crackdown To Follow ‘Historic’ Medical Marijuana Law

“We allow children to take all sorts of psychotropic medications, whether it’s Ritalin or opiate painkillers, under supervised circumstances. We should do the same here,” Rep. Jonathan Singer said.

WASHIGNTON:  A historic new law is expected to be signed by Governor Jay Inslee that will put medical marijuana under tighter state regulations similar to recreational marijuana. Many believe the law will thin the number of store fronts that have opened because of a new license requirement regulated by the state Liquor Control Board. The Read the full article…

Let The Real Work Of Reconciling Medical And Recreational Pot In Tacoma Begin

With recent changes to the medical cannabis laws the future of medical cannabis farmer’s markets in the state are looking uncertain.

WASHINGTON:  Tacoma City Council members got what they wanted on Tuesday. Now the question is: What next? When the state Senate and House signed off on legislation that – pending Gov. Jay Inslee’s expected signature – will rein in Washington’s wild west medical marijuana market this week, it was not just a long time coming. Read the full article…