Washington State should be barred from collecting thousands of dollars in state and local marijuana taxes from an authorized marijuana dispensary and its owner because there are already pending federal charges, a lawsuit filed in federal court claims.
A primary backer of Washington’s legalization of marijuana is reporting a massive drop in pot possession charges last year.
The legal marijuana industries in Washington and Colorado will differ in some big ways.
Washington state has approved rules for its new legal marijuana industry.
The political satire show The Colbert Report poked fun at the new marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado on Tuesday night’s show in a segment called “Pot Laws & Pointers.”
The state Liquor Control Board is proposing there be a maximum of 334 locations that sell recreational marijuana in Washington.
A collection of drug abuse prevention groups is asking the Justice Department how it will know whether its acceptance of recreational marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado affects public health.
A professor who serves as a lead consultant on implementing Washington state’s marijuana law has suggested that the U.S. Department of Justice enter into contracts with both Washington and Colorado
Hundreds of thousands expected at Seattle’s Hempfest 2013.
A national group that opposes efforts to legalize marijuana is launching a new Washington chapter, but it’s not pushing for the repeal of the state’s new recreational pot law.