Washington’s Leading I-502 Companies Showcased At MJBA Vendor Fair Seattle Summer June 28 & 29

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Attention Business Pioneers! Start making sales and meeting new customers with a presence at the Marijuana Business Association’s (MJBA) Summer Vendor Fair, a 2-day trade show for Washington I-502 legal marijuana businesses. But don’t delay! The venue will accommodate only 25 exhibitors and this event will sell out quickly, so please reserve your booth today to ensure availability. MJBA’s Read the full article…

Insurance Brokers Reach Out To Marijuana Inc.

An Arizona bill would allow workers compensation insurers to deny payment for medical marijuana.

COLORADO: As political and cultural momentum builds for legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, it’s created a so-called “green rush” of people trying to cash in on the surge in cannabis-related businesses. That surge is also creating new opportunities and challenges for a segment of insurance companies — firms that are now offering policies Read the full article…

Insurance Brokers Reach Out To Marijuana Inc.

COLORADO: As political and cultural momentum builds for legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, it’s created a so-called “green rush” of people trying to cash in on the surge in cannabis-related businesses. That surge is also creating new opportunities and challenges for a segment of insurance companies — firms that are now offering policies Read the full article…

Employers Can Still Fire Pot Smokers For Legal Use In Colorado

“Right now there is a great deal of confusion,” said attorney Danielle Urban of labor-law firm Fisher & Phillips in Denver. “People are surprised to learn that they can lose their jobs.”

COLORADO: As Colorado cannabis sales begin Jan. 1, one fact is sometimes overlooked: Employers still can fire workers for using it on- or off-duty. State law gives employers full authority to impose any drug prohibitions they wish, despite it being legal in Colorado for adults to possess and consume marijuana. “Employers hold all the cards,” said Curtis Read the full article…

Employers Can Still Fire Pot Smokers For Legal Use In Colorado

“Right now there is a great deal of confusion,” said attorney Danielle Urban of labor-law firm Fisher & Phillips in Denver. “People are surprised to learn that they can lose their jobs.”

COLORADO: As Colorado cannabis sales begin Jan. 1, one fact is sometimes overlooked: Employers still can fire workers for using it on- or off-duty. State law gives employers full authority to impose any drug prohibitions they wish, despite it being legal in Colorado for adults to possess and consume marijuana. “Employers hold all the cards,” said Curtis Read the full article…

West Plains Warehouse Could Host Eastern Washington's First Legal Marijuana Crops

Some of Eastern Washington’s first marijuana crop might be grown and harvested in converted warehouses between a gravel pit and Spokane International Airport in a West Plains industrial park.

WASHINGTON: With more than 1,100 applications to grow legal marijuana in Washington, the state has no shortage of would-be entrepreneurs eager to jump into the new industry created by voters last year. But don’t expect the successful marijuana-growing businesses to feature aging hippies sporting tie-dyed shirts and vacant looks. Stringent state regulations for security, testing and Read the full article…

Changing Course On Pot Businesses May Create Legal Haze For Yakima, WA

The motion was approved because of a change in position by Councilwoman Maureen Adkison, who had sided with the other three on a previous vote in October.

WASHINGTON: The Yakima City Council’s sudden reversal of course on marijuana this week could lead the city into unknown waters and potential litigation if it bans commerce in the substance, which is now legal in small amounts. The council on Tuesday passed a motion by a vote of 4-3 to ask legal staff to draft an Read the full article…