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Grays Harbor County to establish marijuana zoning taskforce

The Grays Harbor County Commissioners approved a plan to develop a process to address the needed zoning code modifications or additions associated with regulating marijuana facilities within the time frame of their marijuana moratorium.

The plan’s first step will set up a task force made up of both public and county staff from departments with associated activities or responsibilities that will help develop recommendations to give to the board of commissioners.

The recommendations are set to be given to the commissioners in October so the board can review them and make final decisions in November, before full implementation of the I-502 rules go into effect before the end of the year.

The Great MMJ Tax Debate

MJ NEWS NETWORK EXCLUSIVE. WASHINGTON: Black Diamond, a former coal mining town 45 minutes south of Seattle, held a great debate on the future of medical marijuana yesterday. The event was organized by MMJ Universe and it’s owner Deidre Finley, who have been on the forefront of Washington’s medical marijuana movement by providing a safe access point for medicine and educational seminars for patients. [Read more…]

American Mayors: Let Them Smoke Pot

It has been more than seven months since voters in Colorado and Washington State chose to legalize marijuana for recreational use, in contravention of federal drug laws. It has been more than three months since Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would announce his department’s response to the new statutes “relatively soon.” [Read more…]

American Mayors: Let Them Smoke Pot

It has been more than seven months since voters in Colorado and Washington State chose to legalize marijuana for recreational use, in contravention of federal drug laws. It has been more than three months since Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would announce his department’s response to the new statutes “relatively soon.” [Read more…]

Update on Marijuana Zoning in Seattle

SEATTLE: In the wake of the passage of I-502, the City Council is considering setting limits on where marijuana-related activity can take place in Seattle.

Legislation to set zoning limits was discussed on June 24 at the Full Council, and eventually held under July 22. Four committee meetings were held to review the legislation, beginning on March 27. [Read more…]