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”.

The full text of House Bill 2021 – filed by Representative Jessyn Farrel and cosponsored by Representative Nicole Macri – can be found by clicking here.

About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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