420WholesalePack.com Celebrates New Spokane Distribution Center & Partnership With Growers United

GrowersUnited

WASHINGTON: 420WholesalePack.com is hosting an industry Open House at the company’s new distribution center in Spokane, as an extension to its sponsorship at the King Cannabis Expo to celebrate the companies expanding presence in Eastern Washington, as well as its new partnership with Growers United in Spokane Valley, WA to bring cannabis packaging supplies and automated packaging solutions to Read the full article…

MJBA Founder To Talk Media And PR At King Cannabis Expo

It's been an amazing year for  the legal cannabis industry and the MJBA.

WASHINGTON: Before he founded the influential Marijuana Business Association in 2012, MJBA Founder David Rheins was a successful media and marketing executive, with an impressive track record of brand building at some of the world’s most successful media companies, including Rolling Stone, Spin, and AOL Time Warner. Rheins is fond of drawing the parallels with his Read the full article…

Spokane City Council Uninterested In Regulating Marijuana Industry Out Of Existence

Stuckart said he wanted to ensure legal marijuana businesses that Spokane would not entertain proposals to regulate them out of existence, including adding buffer zones to churches.

WASHINGTON: There is no desire among a majority of Spokane city officials to further regulate the sale of marijuana downtown absent data showing it is a problem, City Council President Ben Stuckart said. “I believe that this whole thing is based on fear, not truth or data,” Stuckart said, referring to Monday’s story that Mike Fagan and Read the full article…

Spokane To Allow Removal Of Marijuana Records

Spokane City Council Chambers

WASHINGTON: People who have been convicted of misdemeanor possession of marijuana in Spokane will soon be able to have the conviction removed from their criminal record. The Spokane City Council voted 6-0 on Monday to allow those convictions to be vacated. The Spokesman-Review says the convictions won’t go away automatically. City Council President Ben Stuckart says Read the full article…

Spokane Police Give Out Few Marijuana Citations

Pot smokers are more likely to be arrested by security than cops

WASHINGTON: Riverfront Park might be the worst place to get high in Spokane. Data from Spokane Municipal Court shows marijuana users are far more likely to be fined for consuming pot in public by a park security guard than by a Spokane police officer, though they’re unlikely to get a ticket at all. Citywide, law enforcement officers have Read the full article…

Washington Sees Spike In Edible Marijuana Use In Children

Spokane Regional Health District said they got a report from the Washington Poison Center saying that around 30 percent of edible marijuana intoxication cases were children 5-years-old or younger.

WASHINGTON: A recently released report said Washington state has seen a spike in 2015 in children under 5-years-old exposed to edible marijuana. Marijuana edibles usually come in forms that could be attractive to kids – brownies, muffins, cookies, candy. Spokane Regional Health District said they got a report from the Washington Poison Center saying that Read the full article…

Will Work For Weed

This green rush is unlike other economic booms," Rheins says. "There are more opportunities in this new market, and employers are looking for workers across the spectrum — from insurance salesmen, to growers, to bankers, to security guards."

WASHINGTON: Start practicing your elevator pitch — the 60-second speech to land you a dream job in the cannabis industry. The Marijuana Business Association is hosting a job fair and networking event featuring up to 50 cannabis employers and keynote speakers from across the state. Spokane is host to the third MJBA job fair to date. MJBA Read the full article…

MJBA Spokane Moves To New Home With May Meetup

According to company leaders, Blue Roots utilizes a Vertically Integrated Continuous Cultivation System (VICCS)®, which allows the producer to maintain a continual harvest schedule in an efficient and hyper controlled environment, while increasing capacity without increasing the overall footprint.

By Morgan WASHINGTON: More than three dozen leading cannabis industry professionals turned out this week for May monthly meetup of MJBA Spokane this week.  The regular meeting was the first at MJBA’s new location – Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar. The upscale restaurant elegantly situated lakeside created a welcoming environment for cannabis entrepreneurs looking for information, community and Read the full article…

Pot Prices Reach A New Low In Washington

The prices for legal marijuana in Washington are now similar to what Colorado customers pay.

WASHINGTON:  A Spokane marijuana retailer said the price of pot has reached a new low. Pot shop owner Justin Peterson thinks this is the bottom for marijuana prices in Washington and it will finally help eliminate the black market. Weed for sale at Cinder in Spokane Valley can get as low as a few dollars above Read the full article…

Spokane Sewage Could Be Tested For Marijuana Level As Indicator Of Use; Wastewater Doesn’t Lie

Testing sewage for THC provides a more accurate level of trends than self-reporting on surveys, in which people are asked about their drug use.

WASHINGTON:  The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents. American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Alison Holcomb proposed the idea at a Tuesday meeting of the City Council’s marijuana policy subcommittee. A Read the full article…