Study: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates

Study: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates

WASHINGTON: The enactment of state laws regulating adult marijuana use is associated with an increase in crime clearance rates, according to data published in the journal Police Quarterly. Clearance rates are calculated by dividing the number of crimes that are ‘cleared’ (charges are filed) by the total number of crimes reported. Criminologists at Washington State University assessed crime clearance rates Read the full article…

Mother of Terminally Ill Daughter Sues Governor to Invalidate Cannabis Advertising Laws

Meagan’s suit alleges that these laws, in combination with existing policy from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) have created a situation that makes it impossible for her to locate a reliable, legal source of medicine for her daughter, including preventing her from finding free product for her ailing daughter.

WASHINGTON: The mother of a terminally ill child is suing Washington Governor Inslee over the unconstitutional restrictions on cannabis advertising. Meagan Holt depends upon cannabis to save her daughter’s life. Her daughter, Maddie, is diagnosed with Zellweger syndrome and suffers from seizures that have left Maddie blind, deaf, and terminally ill. The suit alleges Washington’s Read the full article…

Avitas Releases Unicorn Glitter For Pride

Avitas to donate a percentage of sales of Pride oil blend to Equal Rights Washington and Basic Rights Oregon, two organizations fighting for LGBTQ rights

WASHINGTON: Avitas, a leading cannabis producer/processor located in the Pacific Northwest, has announced the release of  a new oil blend created just for Pride, Unicorn Glitter that is full of double rainbows, unicorn laughs, glitter hearts, and of course, love. All throughout June, Avitas is donating a percentage of Unicorn Glitter to Equal Rights Washington and Read the full article…

Washington Stats From Leaf Data Systems For The Week Ending May 31, 2018

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WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 31, 2018. 

Marapharm Ventures Expanding Washington State Operations With Sun-Grown Production

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CANADA: Marapharm Ventures has entered into a Letter of Intent and Definitive Agreements to expand its Washington State operations. In a press release, the company announced it has closed the foregoing transactions and acquired certain operational assets, land and water rights related to two licensed cannabis producers and processors operating in Tonasket, Washington. Just South of the Canadian border in Central Washington, Tonasket is home Read the full article…

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 – May 17, 2018

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WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 17, 2018.    

Cannabis Industry Ambassador-At-Large: Jake The Professor’s Weekend Unlimited

Weekend Unlimited

By Jake The Professor I am so privileged to be able to attend some of the cannabis industry’s top events.  As a rule, Cannabis Industry professionals are eager to support of our industry, our peers,  and even our competitors to some measure. We attend events honoring outstanding individuals, and enjoy participating with our industry associations, like Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Ambassador-At-Large: Twenty22Many Art Auction

Jake the Professor and Patrick

By Jake The Professor Twenty22Many is a Washington-based Veterans group, born out of the old Medical Marijuana Collective model that preceded recreational cannabis in Washington State. The mission of the Twenty22Many is “By All Means Necessary – End Veteran Suicide.” Founder Patrick Saint, and other volunteer veterans are committed to raising awareness about the extremely high suicide rates Read the full article…