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

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.

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…

Washington State Lawmakers Mull Bill To Defelonize Simple Drug Possession

State lawmakers mull bill to defelonize simple drug possession

WASHINGTON:  Arrests for simple drug possession would no longer be a felony if state lawmakers approve a measure that received its first hearing Tuesday at the state legislature. Proponents of the bill say the war on drugs has needlessly ruined lives. Sponsors of the bill (HB 2116) claim two million people have been locked in Read the full article…

Effort to Defelonize Drug Possession Launches in Washington

Under this new proposal, the possession of a controlled substance – when not intended for distribution – would be reduced from a felony charge, to a misdemeanor (carrying a maximum sentence of 90 days, rather than 5 years).

WASHINGTON: The nonprofit organization Sensible Washington announced today that they will be moving forward with new legislation designed to defelonize drug possession in the State of Washington. The group plans to have the proposal filed in the upcoming legislative session.