Over $11,000 Raised In A Month To Overturn Harmful Washington Medical Marijuana Bill

WASHINGTON:  A campaign to place an injunction on, and overturn Washington State’s Senate Bill 5052 has raised over $11,000 from 118 people in just one month.

Senate Bill 5052, signed by Governor Inslee in April, makes several changes to the state’s medical cannabis law, including drastically reducing the amount of cannabis patients can possess and cultivate, establishing a patient registry and closing down dispensaries.

In response, a team of attorneys, with the help of the nonprofit organization Sensible Washington, announced last month that they will be filing a series of lawsuits to injunct, and eventually overturn this new law (which takes full effect on July 1st, 2016).

The First 
Pot President

WASHINGTON: Last fall, a prominent Seattle pot lawyer named Jeffrey Steinborn predicted doom for Initiative 502, the ballot measure that legalized marijuana in Washington State: “I truly believe that when this law passes, a legal challenge by the Feds will pretty much void all of it,” he said. [Read more…]