Washington State Attorney General In Center Of Marijuana Fight

Businesses seeking licenses in cities with marijuana moratoriums are now suing on the grounds that local prohibition of marijuana conflicts with state law.

WASHINGTON:  When state Attorney General Bob Ferguson declared earlier this year that individual cities and counties can ban the growing, processing and selling of recreational marijuana it was taken as gospel by many local officials. As a result, several cities and counties have put the kibosh on pot operations through moratoriums, including some cities in Read the full article…

Clark County WA Commissioners Ban Recreational Marijuana Facilities Outside City Limits

The ban is similar to one passed this year by Pierce County. The ordinance calls for marijuana processing and sales to remain off limits on county land unless the federal government legalizes it. That comes despite the passage of Initiative 502, approved by voters in 2012, which legalized the production and retail sale of marijuana.

WASHINGTON: The Clark County Board of Commissioners approved a ban Tuesday on the processing, production and sale of marijuana within its jurisdiction despite statewide legalization. Commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke affirmed the ordinance, effectively banning retail marijuana businesses from taking root on unincorporated land. They cited federal law outlawing marijuana as a motivating factor in Read the full article…

Franklin County Commissioners Vote To Extend Marijuana Moratorium

Despite some disagreement last week over the whether or not to extend the pot moratorium commissioners did decide Monday to extend it, at least six months.

WASHINGTON:  Franklin County Commissioners decided to extend the county’s moratorium on marijuana sales just before it was set to expire Tuesday. Despite some disagreement last week over the whether or not to extend the pot moratorium commissioners did decide Monday to extend it, at least for another six months but maybe less. The commission needed Read the full article…