Study: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates

Study: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates

WASHINGTON: The enactment of state laws regulating adult marijuana use is associated with an increase in crime clearance rates, according to data published in the journal Police Quarterly. Clearance rates are calculated by dividing the number of crimes that are ‘cleared’ (charges are filed) by the total number of crimes reported. Criminologists at Washington State University assessed crime clearance rates Read the full article…

Washington Stats From Leaf Data Systems For The Week Ending May 31, 2018

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WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 31, 2018. 

WSLCB Lifts Temporary Suspension Of Analytical 360

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WASHINGTON: The April 23, 2018 temporary suspension imposed on Washington State Analytical 360 testing lab has now been lifted, the WSLCB announced today. Licensees were instructed to direct any questions to the Marijuana Examiners unit.

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 – May 17, 2018

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WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 17, 2018.    

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 -May 10, 2018

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WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 10, 2018:  

Washington Licensees Target Of Phishing Scam: WSLCB

Potential Phishing Email Directed at Washington Licensees

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB), the regulatory agency overseeing the state’s licensed cannabis program, issued a warning to this morning that it’s seed-to-sale tracking system had been hacked. In an email entitled, “Potential Phishing Email Directed at Licensees” the WSLCB alerts licensees about a phony email containing malware: “The fake email Read the full article…

Washington State By The Numbers

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis board have released the most recent statistics from Leaf Data Systems, detailing all commercial activity for the time period between February 1, 2018 and April 26, 2018. Washington consumers purchased more than half a billion dollars of legal cannabis during the 90-day period, making nearly 13 million purchases.  

Washington: Updated List of Pesticides Allowed for Use in Marijuana Production

Washington: Updated List of Pesticides Allowed for Use in Marijuana Production

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has recently updated the list of pesticides that are allowed for use in marijuana production in Washington State, based on criteria previously established by WSDA.  WSDA has removed 2 pesticides that were placed on stop sale by the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA). The ODA reported that both Read the full article…

WSLCB Notice Of Rule Making: Pre-proposal #17-26

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is seeking input on the attached proposed amendments to rules in Chapter 314-60, Public records, and Chapter 314-42, Liquor control board operations. This notice can be found at lcb.wa.gov/laws/laws-and-rules under Proposed Rules. The Liquor and Cannabis Board encourages you to give input on these proposed rule changes. Read the full article…