Washington House Votes 88 to 9 to Legalize Sale of Marijuana Plants and Seeds to Patients 18+

Marijuana producers in Washington State would be allowed to sell immature cannabis plants and seeds to patients 18+ under a bill approved by the House.

Washington’s House of Representatives voted 88 to 9 to pass House Bill 2021, indicating widespread bipartisan support. The proposal now moves to the Senate, where passage would send it to Governor Jay Inslee for consideration.

House Bill 2021; “Authorizes marijuana producers to produce and sell marijuana plants and seeds at retail, at the premises of the marijuana producer, to qualifying patients age 18 and over and designated providers with valid authorization or valid recognition card.” It also allows “plants grown in a cooperative to be grown from marijuana seeds purchased from a licensed marijuana producer”.

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WA Bill to Allow Marijuana Producers to Sell Immature Plants and Seeds to Patients Passed by Two Committees

A Washington State measure that would allow licensed producers of marijuana to produce, process, package and sell immature plants and seeds has passed two House committees.

Immature marijuana plants.

House Bill 2021 was given approval by the House Committee on Finance late last month, and was passed the following day by the Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee. It has since been placed on a second reading by the Rules Committee, meaning it will likely be voted on soon by the full House of Representatives where passage will send it to the Senate.

The proposed law; “Authorizes marijuana producers to produce and sell marijuana plants and seeds at retail, at the premises of the marijuana producer, to qualifying patients age 18 and over and designated providers with valid authorization or valid recognition card.”

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