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 Read the full article…

Seattle City Attorney To Introduce Plan For Shutting Down Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

WASHINGTON:  Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes held a private meeting recently where he presented a resolution he’s planning to introduce to the City Council that would separate medical cannabis establishments into tiers, with the goal of shutting many down in the coming months. Under this proposal – which is designed in response to the passage of Senate Read the full article…

Let The Real Work Of Reconciling Medical And Recreational Pot In Tacoma Begin

WASHINGTON:  Tacoma City Council members got what they wanted on Tuesday. Now the question is: What next? When the state Senate and House signed off on legislation that – pending Gov. Jay Inslee’s expected signature – will rein in Washington’s wild west medical marijuana market this week, it was not just a long time coming. Read the full article…

State House Passes Bills To Overhaul Marijuana Markets

WASHINGTON:  The Washington state House moved forward Friday on an effort to reconcile the state’s medical and recreational marijuana markets.The chamber first passed a Senate measure addressing the medical side before moving on to a House bill dealing with the recreational law. Because the Senate bill was amended in the House, it will head back Read the full article…

Washington Bill To End Dispensaries, Reduce Patients’ Rights, Scheduled For Public Hearing

WASHINGTON:  A bill to shut down every medical cannabis dispensaries in Washington State, and to significantly reduce patients’ rights, has been scheduled for a public hearing on March 5th in the House Health Care and Wellness Committee. The measure has already been approved by the state’s Senate. Senate Bill 5052 would shut down every dispensary in the state, would establish Read the full article…

Senate Passes To Overhaul Medical Marijuana Industry

WASHINGTON: The Senate has passed a measure meant to reconcile Washington state’s medical marijuana industry with its heavily-taxed recreational sector.Senate Bill 5052 passed Friday on a 36-11 vote and now heads to the House for consideration. It is one of several measures brought forth by lawmakers this year after attempts to address the dual markets died Read the full article…