No "Joe Camels" Of Pot, But Pot Candy Still Okay

By Amy Radil

WASHINGTON: In draft rules filed Wednesday,  the Washington State Liquor Control Board laid out new regulations for advertising, packaging and labeling marijuana. The rules forbid ads by Joe Camel-type cartoon characters. But they don’t restrict marijuana-infused gummy bears.

After the state issued its initial round of marijuana regulations in May, drug abuse experts had a lot to say. They asked the state to beef up its rules around marketing, labeling and packaging of marijuana.

Inga Manskopf works for Seattle Children’s Hospital and coordinates drug prevention efforts in Northeast Seattle. [Read more…]