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Seattle: City to Introduce Plan for Shutting Down Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Seattle city officials held a private meeting recently where they presented a tentative resolution that will soon be presented to the City Council that would separate medical cannabis establishments into tiers, with the goal of shutting many down in the coming months. Under this proposal – which is designed in response to the passage of …

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Seattle City Attorney Seeks Dismissal of All Tickets for Public Cannabis Consumption Between January and July

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes is seeking the dismissal of all tickets distributed in the city for the public consumption of cannabis between January 1st and July 31st of this year, after it was found that more than 80% of the tickets were given by one officer who calls the state’s legalization of cannabis “silly”. …

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Seattle Police Chief Calls for Dismissal of Cannabis Tickets

Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has called for the dismissal of dozens of tickets for consuming cannabis in public given by an officer who was found to have distributed over 80% of the tickets in the city in the first 7 months of the year. The announcement came from Sergeant Sean Whitcomb, spokesman for the …

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Seattle City Attorney Partakes in Legal Cannabis

When legal recreational cannabis sales began yesterday in Washington State, an interesting thing took place; Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes was fourth in line – meaning he waited hours – to purchase cannabis at the city’s first outlet, Cannabis City. Holmes purchased two grams of a strain called OG Pearl, and told reporters that it …

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Seattle City Attorney Working to Increase Cannabis Tourism

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes is working on ways to to accommodate cannabis tourists who might face barriers in the partaking of legal cannabis. While speaking in front of a Seattle City Council committee last week, Holmes noted that rules banning consumption in public could make it harder for those from out of town to …

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Seattle City Attorney Calls for More Recreational Cannabis Stores Than the Current Limit Allows

Thanks to the passage of Initiative 502 last November, recreational cannabis retail outlets will be opening throughout Washington State beginning next year. However, due to limitations set forth by the state’s Liquor Control Board – which is tasked with regulating the new market – 334 retail outlets will be allowed to open, with only 21 …

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