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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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WA: Average Price of Legal Cannabis Drops to $10 a Gram

The price of legal recreational cannabis in Washington State has dropped to an average of $10 a gram, down from $25 – $30 a gram when sales first began in 2014. This is according to the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Control Board. The drop in price is attributed to two factors; an increase in the …

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Washington: Only 22% of Voters Believe Cannabis Legalization Has Had a Negative Effect

Support for cannabis legalization has increased among Washington voters since they approved Initiative 502 in 2012, and a vast majority feel that the change in law has been a positive one, according to a new Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey. “[I]n 2012 Washingtonians voted to legalize marijuana usage by 12 points”, says Tom Jenson of …

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