Washington Begins Process Of Aligning Marijuana Stores

WASHINGTON: Washington on Wednesday adopted emergency rules and issued new draft rules to begin the process of aligning the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market.

The State Liquor and Cannabis Board‘s actions are the result of new legislation which established a priority system for licensing existing medical marijuana stores.

The emergency rules, which are effective immediately, allow the board to begin the process of licensing new retail outlets that may sell both medical and recreational marijuana. Existing recreational stores may also apply for an endorsement to sell both.

The board will begin accepting retail license applications on Oct. 12.

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