Washington Attorney General Vows to Use “Every Tool at His Disposal” if Trump Attacks Legal Marijuana

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he will do everything he can to defend the state’s legal marijuana system.

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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson

“Attorney General Bob Ferguson has vowed to use every tool at his disposal to ensure that the federal government does not undermine Washington’s successful, unified system for regulating recreational and medical marijuana”, his Communication Director Peter Lavallee tells us.

This means potentially filing a lawsuit against the federal government if they decide to attack marijuana businesses or consumers that are following state law (though Lavellee points out that the attorney general’s office doesn’t represent individuals in their legal cases).

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WA’s Attorney General Gives $110,000 Medical Cannabis Grant to University of Washington

In an unprecedented move, Washington State’s Attorney General’s office has given an $110,000 grant to the University of Washington, which they will utilize to train healthcare professionals on the scientifically-proven benefits of medical cannabis.uwseal

The grant will go to the university’s Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute; the institute will use the funding to train doctors, nurses, naturopaths and other healthcare providers on how to use cannabis in a way that scientific research supports, according to the Seattle Weekly.

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