Washington attorney general to fight legal grounds for city pot bans

Posted 08/01/14 by admin and filed under:

Washington attorney general to fight legal grounds for city pot bans

OLYMPIA Washington state wants to join a couple of legal battles between … filed to city ordinances in Wenatchee and Fife that ban marijuana businesses. We will oppose any argument that federal law pre-empts Initiative 502,  …
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Washington AG Seeks to Defend Marijuana Law in Court

He stands by his opinion that Initiative 502 allows cities to prohibit marijuana businesses. But he will challenge any argument that federal laws …
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State attorney general moves to intervene in marijuana lawsuits against Fife, Wenatchee

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State attorney general moves to intervene in marijuana lawsuits against Fife, Wenatchee

The state Attorney General's Office moved Thursday to intervene in marijuana lawsuits filed against two Washington cities, including Fife. … The AGO is intervening to defend Initiative 502, not to support the plaintiffs' or cities' …
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State attorney general seeks to join marijuana lawsuits in Fife, Wenatchee to defend I-502

The Attorney General's Office (AGO) is intervening to defend Initiative 502, not to … sale of recreational marijuana in Washington and created a system of state … Some local governments that have banned marijuana businesses have …
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Attorney General Bob Ferguson moved to intervene in three marijuana lawsuits

Attorney General Bob Ferguson moved to intervene in three marijuana … The AGO is intervening to defend Initiative 502, not to support the plaintiffs' or … sale of recreational marijuana in Washington and created a system of state …
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US House Votes to Limit Restrictions on State-Approved Marijuana Commerce

Posted 07/29/14 by admin and filed under:

US House Votes to Limit Restrictions on State-Approved Marijuana Commerce

WASHINGTON, DC A majority of members of the US House of … with businesses engaged in state-sanctioned activities specific to cannabis … Justice, and Appropriations Bill that restricts the Justice Department's ability to take …
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Remember the reason for legal pot

Posted 07/12/14 by admin and filed under:

Remember the reason for legal pot

After Initiative 502 passed, the number of cases involving simple drug … According to the Washington State Patrol, the number of marijuana …
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Second pot store in Bellingham to open at 4:20 Thursday afternoon

Posted 07/11/14 by admin and filed under:

Second pot store in Bellingham to open at 4:20 Thursday afternoon

Voters approved Initiative 502 in November 2012, legalizing recreational … 2020 Solutions still will be among the first pot stores to open in Washington state. … Top Shelf Cannabis became the first store to sell pot in the state on …
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Will Washington's Legal Marijuana Market Ever Get off the Ground A Government Failure in the …

Posted 07/11/14 by admin and filed under:

Will Washington's Legal Marijuana Market Ever Get off the Ground A Government Failure in the …

… favor of Initiative 502, legalizing the sale of marijuana, in the 2012 general election. … There is still no marijuana shop in our village shopping center. … Because this is the market for just one state, the supply curve is elastic, which …
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2020 will say a delayed 'high' to Washington

Posted 07/09/14 by admin and filed under:

2020 will say a delayed 'high' to Washington

The state of Washington passed the Washington Initiative 502, legalizing marijuana in November 2012. Through a license lottery, 334 retail marijuana …
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Photos: This is What the First Day of Legal Weed Looked Like in Washington

The press gathers at Cannabis City, the first dispensary with a state license to sell recreational marijuana to the public in Seattle, July 8, 2014.
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First retail marijuana store in Bellingham opens

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First retail marijuana store in Bellingham opens

First retail marijuana store in Bellingham opens … Voters approved Initiative 502 in 2012, legalizing recreational marijuana in Washington for those … Washington state will be the second in the nation to open recreational pot stores.
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First legal marijuana store opens in Bellingham to hundreds of customers

Washington became the second state in the nation to open recreational pot stores. … Initiative 502 in 2012, legalizing recreational marijuana in Washington for … Washington law allows the sale of up to an ounce of dried marijuana, …
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First marijuana retail stores open in state; Kent bans such businesses

… in 2012 approved Initiative 502 to allow recreational marijuana production, … Kent is the largest city in the state that bans marijuana businesses. … The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) on Monday issued the …
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Guest: Why Poulsbo is not legalizing marijuana

Posted 07/08/14 by admin and filed under:

Guest: Why Poulsbo is not legalizing marijuana

As Washington state's first legal recreational marijuana stores open this week under Initiative 502, Poulsbo will not be welcoming such retail …
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Two Valley pot stores receive state license

Posted 07/08/14 by admin and filed under:

Two Valley pot stores receive state license

… from state officials early this morning that they have a valid marijuana retail license and may start selling pot as early as Tuesday under Initiative 502 …
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