WA State Regulators Remind Tour Bus Companies: "No Marijuana on the bus"

Posted 08/23/14 by admin and filed under:

WA State Regulators Remind Tour Bus Companies: "No Marijuana on the bus"

OLYMPIA, Wash. Today, transportation safety regulators issued a notice to Washington state charter and excursion bus operators reminding them …
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Marijuana Law Mayhem Splits US in Two as Travelers Get Busted

Surrounded on three sides by pot-friendly Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Montana, Idaho State Police seized three times as much marijuana this …
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Oregonian Speaker Series: Reporter Noelle Crombie talks about Washington's marijuana industry …

Posted 08/22/14 by admin and filed under:

Oregonian Speaker Series: Reporter Noelle Crombie talks about Washington's marijuana industry …

If you've been following Washington's experiment with legal marijuana, you've probably heard it's been a bumpy ride since the Evergreen State …
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Questions surround legality of marijuana tour bus

Posted 08/22/14 by admin and filed under:

Questions surround legality of marijuana tour bus

It's been more than a month since retailers first started legally selling marijuana across Washington state. WeedBus.Club is an organization that allows …
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Washington Sells $127000 a Day in Legal Marijuana

MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Washington State Marijuana users spent $3.8 million ($127,000 per day) in the first month of legal …
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Marijuana County Bans in Washington Push Pot Entrepreneurs to Florida

“We asked if a local government can ban recreational marijuana licenses,” said Brian Smith, spokesperson for the state of Washington's Liquor Control …
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Seattle cop who wrote 80% of marijuana tickets returns to regular duties

Posted 08/22/14 by admin and filed under:

Seattle cop who wrote 80% of marijuana tickets returns to regular duties

In 2012, Washington state's Initiative 502 decriminalized the use of … Jokela also called the voter-enacted changes in marijuana laws “silly,” police …
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Harry Reid Should Love Marijuana: How Legalization Could Keep the Senate Blue

They will decide whether their state will legalize recreational marijuana, … In 2012, Colorado and Washington had statewide referenda on the … Similarly, in Washington, among those who voted in favor of Initiative 502 (marijuana …
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Fife case could destroy marijuana legalization effort in Washington, says AG

Posted 08/21/14 by admin and filed under:

Fife case could destroy marijuana legalization effort in Washington, says AG

Marijuana legalization efforts in Washington state could be destroyed in a … with state voters. who approved Initiative 502, legalizing marijuana sales in the state. Washington AG Bob Ferguson said that in the case of MMC, LC v. Fife …
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Wash. Attorney General, Defender Of Local Pot Bans, Will Fight Fife's Pot Ban

Posted 08/21/14 by admin and filed under:

Wash. Attorney General, Defender Of Local Pot Bans, Will Fight Fife's Pot Ban

Washington's Attorney General Bob Ferguson has intervened in a lawsuit … I think folks in Washington state don't quite realize the jeopardy that Initiative 502 is in … If you want marijuana legalization in this state, then you want local …
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Wash. Attorney General: If You Like Legal Marijuana, Support Local Pot Bans

Posted 08/20/14 by admin and filed under:

Wash. Attorney General: If You Like Legal Marijuana, Support Local Pot Bans

I think folks in Washington state don't quite realize the jeopardy that Initiative 502 is in, Ferguson said. Ferguson says Fife's plan B is to argue federal …
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Hickenlooper: Marijuana regulators have done 'a very good job'

Posted 08/20/14 by admin and filed under:

Hickenlooper: Marijuana regulators have done 'a very good job'

But two years later, eight months into the legalization experiment, Hickenlooper says he's pleased with the way his state has handled voters' wishes.
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Attorney General files brief in Fife marijuana lawsuit to defend I-502, uphold will of the voters

Posted 08/20/14 by admin and filed under:

Attorney General files brief in Fife marijuana lawsuit to defend I-502, uphold will of the voters

The plaintiffs in this case seek to open marijuana businesses in Fife despite the city's ban … The city argues that it is not required to allow such businesses under Initiative 502. … office for the state of Washington with attorneys and staff in 27 divisions across the state … Visit www.a
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State Attorney General outlines argument in case that could make or break pot law

… in a court case that could make or break Washington's marijuana law. … ban marijuana businesses under Initiative 502, the state law that legalized pot, … Federal law does not preempt our state's marijuana law, nor can individual …
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State AG asks judge to uphold Fife's pot ban, but rejects city's claim that federal law trumps I-502

… against the city's claim that federal law trumps state voter-approved Initiative 502. … The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington on Monday also was … The ACLU has maintained that local governments can't ban marijuana …
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Black market boom lays bare a social divide in Colorado's marijuana market

Posted 08/20/14 by admin and filed under:

Black market boom lays bare a social divide in Colorado's marijuana market

By some reckonings, it will continue as long as residents of other states look to Colorado and now Washington state as the nation's giant cannabis …
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