Tag: Washington

WA: Over $142 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in October, New Single-Month Record

There was $142,045,630 in legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in Washington in October, according to data released by the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board. The $142 million in marijuana sold in October marks a single-month record, besting the previous high of $133.5 million in August. The state garnered nearly $30 million in taxes from …

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WA: Over $140 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in October, Setting New Monthly Sales Record

In Washington State there was $142,045,620.27 worth of legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in October, easily breaking the previous monthly record set in August ($133 million). The over $140 million in legal cannabis sold in October resulted in nearly $30 million in taxes for the state. So far for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which began …

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Over $1.3 Billion in Legal Marijuana Sold in Washington in FY 2017

In fiscal year 2017, there was over $1.3 billion in legal marijuana sold in Washington State. In total there was $1,371,882,585.79 in legal marijuana sold in Washington State in fiscal year 2017, which began on July 1st, 2016, and ended on June 30th, 2017. The state garnered $314,838,969.21 in taxes from these sales. All of this is …

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Washington Hemp Legalization Bill Signed by Governor

Legislation that legalizes industrial hemp has been signed into law by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee. House Bill 2064 passed the House of Representatives at the end of February with a vote of 98 to 0, and earlier this month passed the Senate with a unanimous 49 to 0 vote. Yesterday it was signed into …

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Washington Legislature Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp with No License Required, No Grow Limits

Legislation to legalize hemp with no license required and no grow limits has been passed by Washington’s full legislature. House Bill 2064 passed the House of Representatives at the end of February with a vote of 98 to 0. Today, the measure passed the Senate with a unanimous 49 to 0 vote. This sends it …

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Washington Bill to Legalize Hemp Passed Unanimously by Senate Committee, Already Passed Full House

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Legislation that would explicitly legalize hemp in Washington State has been passed by its initial Senate committee. House Bill 2064 was given unanimous approval this morning by the Senate Law & Justice Committee. Earlier this month it was passed unanimously by the state’s House of Representatives. If passed into law, the measure would exclude “industrial …

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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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Washington House Votes 98 to 0 to Fully Legalize Hemp, No License Required

The Washington State House of Representatives has unanimously given approval to legislation that would explicitly legalize hemp. House Bill 2064 would exclude “industrial hemp from the definitions of “controlled substance” and “marijuana” for purposes of the uniform controlled substances act.” This would make hemp as legal as any other agricultural commodity such as tomatoes or …

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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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