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Activists and Lawmakers March Forth With WA Bill to Defelonize Personal Drug Possession

A proposal to remove felony charges for the personal possession of any controlled substance will be prefiled in the House of Representatives this December in Washington State, and will have at least a dozen sponsors according to Sensible Washington, the organization behind the measure. Under current Washington State law, the possession of any controlled substance, …

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Washington State Liquor Control Board Issues Official Recommendations for Medical Cannabis Regulations

Today the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) released its official recommendations on regulating medical cannabis in the state. Tasked with regulating the upcoming recreational cannabis market brought forth by passage of Initiative 502 last year, the WSLCB was directed through a provision in the state’s budget to work with the state’s Department of Revenue …

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Washington To Begin Accepting Applications In November From Marijuana Retailers

By Paul Armentano, Deputy Director, NORML Washington state regulators today finalized rules to govern the state’s nascent marijuana retail market. Beginning on November 18, regulators will begin formally accepting applications from those seeking state licenses to commercially produce, process, and sell cannabis to those age 21 and over. A press release regarding the state’s forthcoming …

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