Changes to the state’s medical marijuana program — part of an overhaul of the system recently approved by lawmakers — take effect Friday. The state’s Liquor Control Board is now the Liquor and Cannabis Board.
Wednesday marks the dawn of a new era in the Northwest recreational marijuana market. While possession becomes legal in Oregon for adults 21 and older that day, a bill ushering in a number of sweeping
The Legislature adjourned early Friday without a new budget deal for Washington, but not without moving a crucial recreational marijuana bill one step closer to passage. The measure, House Bill 2136, proposes a number of
Recreational marijuana sales continue surging to new heights throughout Washington this spring as state lawmakers inch toward reshaping the young industry. Many legislators also see the industry as a solution to the state’s budget woes.
By Lauren Dake Columbian political writer On the first day of the special legislative session, Washington House members took up a bill that would change the way the state taxes recreational marijuana. Washington lawmakers are
The Northwest Producers, Processors and Retailers Association (NWPPR) contacted me recently to talk about how they want to fix problems in Washington’s marijuana markets (both medical and recreational). The Seattle-based group supports SB5052, the bill