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Washington Committee Approves Bill Prohibiting Cities from Banning Medical Marijuana Cooperatives

Legislation that would prohibit cities in Washington State from banning or adding new regulations to medical marijuana cooperatives was passed yesterday through its initial legislative committee. House Bill 2471 was approved yesterday by the House Commerce and Gaming Committee. The measure, filed by Representative Steve Kirby (D), would make it so that “Counties, cities, and towns are prohibited …

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WA Measure Allowing Medical Cannabis on School Grounds Passes Senate Committee, Already Passed House

Legislation that would require school districts to allow students who are medical cannabis patients to be administered their medicine on school grounds has advanced in Washington’s Legislature. House Bill 1060 was given approval yesterday by the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee. Earlier this month the proposal passed the full House of Representatives with …

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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 …

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Legislation Allowing Medical Cannabis on School Grounds Passes WA House

A legislative proposal that would allow patients to be administered medical cannabis while on school grounds has passed Washington State’s full House of Representatives. House Bill 1060 was passed earlier today with a 78 to 19 vote, with one member of the House absent. The proposal now moves to the Senate, where its passage would …

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WA Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis On School Grounds Passes Second Committee With 26 to 6 Vote

A Washington measure that would allow the administration of medical cannabis on school grounds has been approved by its second House committee. The House Appropriations Committee gave approval to House Bill 1060 on Friday with a 26 to 6 vote (with 1 voting to pass but without recommendation). The vote comes 18 days after the …

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New Medical Cannabis Law Now in Effect in Washington State

Drastic changes to Washington State’s medical cannabis law are now in effect, as of Friday, July 1st. Among the changes is an over 80% reduction in the amount of cannabis a patient can possess and cultivate, and the introduction of a patient database that some attorneys say is against federal HIPAA laws. Under the new …

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Washington State’s New Medical Cannabis Law Takes Effect July 1st

Senate Bill 5052, a Washington measure to close every medical cannabis dispensary that’s not licensed with the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board while drastically reducing the amount of cannabis qualified patients can possess and cultivate, takes full effect on July 1st. Senate Bill 5052 – signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on April 24, …

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Firms File Multiple Complaints Against Seattle Mayor to Protect Cannabis Patient’s Rights

Four attorneys representing three different law firms have filed suit to stop Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s crackdown on patients and purveyors in medical cannabis. They will be holding a joint press conference on September 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm at 119 1st Ave S Suite 260, Seattle, WA 98104. Mayor Murray recently forced an Ordinance …

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WA: PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries Become Qualifying Medical Cannabis Conditions on Friday

Washington State’s Senate Bill 5052, which was signed by Governor Inslee in April and makes numerous changes to the state’s medical cannabis law, has a provision in it that adds post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries to the list of conditions that qualify an individual to become a medical cannabis patient. That provision …

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Over $11,000 Raised in a Month to Overturn WA’s Senate Bill 5052

A campaign to place an injunction on, and overturn Washington State’s Senate Bill 5052 has raised over $11,000 from 118 people in just one month. Senate Bill 5052, signed by Governor Inslee in April, makes several changes to the state’s medical cannabis law, including drastically reducing the amount of cannabis patients can possess and cultivate, …

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