Wanted: A green thumb with extensive knowledge of the black, or at least gray, market.
So far, no one is suggesting checkpoints or fences to keep Washington state’s legal pot within its borders. But Gov. Jay Inslee insists there are ways to prevent the bulk smuggling of the state’s newest cash crop into the black market, including digitally tracking weed to ensure that it goes from where it is grown to the stores where it is sold.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday, but came away no further enlightened about how the federal government will respond to last fall’s votes in Washington and Colorado that set up legal markets for marijuana.
Members of the public are getting their chance to influence the creation of a legal marijuana market in Washington state.
Roughly 200 people made their way down to Seattle Center for a 12:01 am celebration of the legalization of marijuana in Washington. Though smoking in public is still not legal, Seattle Police agreed not to cite anyone early Thursday morning for doing so.
Legal marijuana possession becomes a reality Thursday, but some people plan to celebrate the new law by technically breaking it.
Marijuana legalization votes this week in our state and Colorado don’t just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug law for residents; the measures also open the door for marijuana tourism.
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal data shows the number of live marijuana plants eradicated in outdoor and indoor grow operations has dropped in most states over the past three years, while the amount of bulk processed marijuana […]