WA Senator Kohl-Welles Aims To Ease Regulation On Cannabis Health And Beauty Aid Products

WASHINGTON:  Cannabis health and beauty aid products would not be subject to the same regulations as marijuana concentrate or marijuana infused products, under Senate Bill 5493,introduced today by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle. “This bill is about promoting small businesses and allowing entrepreneurs to find new ways to drive our economy, without legal recourse, as we Read the full article…

Sen. Kohl-Welles Wants to Lift Cap on Pot Stores, Merge Medical Marijuana Into I-502 System

WASHINGTON:  If State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D-36, Ballard, Queen Anne) gets her way, Washington pot laws are about to get a little less weird. Sen. Kohl-Welles says she plans to push legislation during the upcoming session to bring medical marijuana out of its current legal limbo into the existing recreation system—hopefully without forcing pot patients Read the full article…

A Recipe For Mixing Medical And Recreational Marijuana In Washington

WASHINGTON:  Last month I noted that marijuana legalization in Washington state has been hampered by the decision to create a new industry from scratch instead of building on the cannabusinesses that have been serving patients there for years. Last week state Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D-Seattle), a longtime advocate for medical marijuana users, told The Seattle Times she plans to introduce legislation that Read the full article…

Senator: Fight For Homegrown Medical Marijuana Not Over In Washington

WASHINGTON: When three state agencies published a list of recommendations for the Washington Legislature to consider the next time it tackles medical marijuana, alarms went off in the besieged medical cannabis community. Chief among the concerns was that a system for cannabis grown and used for medical purposes would be limited to the legal recreation market created by Read the full article…