Longtime Canadian marijuana activist Matt Mernagh has a brand new book out that may come in handy for residents in Washington who plan to dabble with the recently-legalized substance.
For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted attention from the federal government or a backlash that could slow the marijuana reform movement across the country.
Officials in Washington state took their first stab at setting rules for the state’s new marijuana industry Thursday, nearly eight months after voters here legalized pot for adults.
Marijuana magazines could be treated the same as pornography in Colorado, if lawmakers approve new legislation.
Washington finalized swift changes to the state’s definition of marijuana Wednesday after prosecutors and crime lab scientists expressed concern about the technical aspects of a voter-approved legalization initiative.
Washington state should be conservative in how much legal marijuana it allows to be sold and strict in how it regulates pot advertising, a group of local public health and substance abuse prevention organizations says.
Seattle Hempfest started out in 1991 as a humble little gathering and has grown into one of the most sophisticated cannabis policy reform events in the world. This year, the 3-day festival will be open to the public on Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19 at Seattle’s Myrtle Edwards Park.
Medical marijuana patients who oppose an initiative to legalize marijuana have filed a counter initiative at the Secretary of State’s office.
State officials will consider a request to allow medical marijuana for people with attention deficit disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.