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Washington Open Cannabis Container Law Now in Effect

In July, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1276, a proposal that makes multiple changes to the state‚Äôs impaired driving laws, including explicitly prohibiting open cannabis containers in cars. Now, the law is in full effect, and state police are ramping up efforts to find those breaking the law. Under the new law, …

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Washington Governor Signs Bill Banning Open Cannabis Containers in Cars

Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed House Bill 1276 into law, a proposal that makes multiple changes to the state’s impaired driving laws. Among the changes is a provision explicitly prohibiting open cannabis containers – such as bags and wrappers with half eaten edibles – from being located inside a vehicle. The new law, which …

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