Washington’s Legislature is Close to Passing Reform to Curb the LCB’s Harsh Enforcement Techniques

April 15, 20191 min read

Lawmakers in Olympia may soon force the state’s weed regulator to loosen penalties on pot farmers and retailers, metaphorically forcing the Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) to take a huge bong hit and chill out. After years of Washington’s weed…

Banks urge Congress to fully Open the Marijuana Market to Banking

February 14, 20191 min read

Bank officials and others urged Congress on Wednesday to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry, a change that supporters say would reduce crime risks and resolve a litany of challenges for cannabis…

Congress is Attempting to Legalize Hemp in the US

November 15, 20181 min read

Despite majority public support in favor of marijuana legalization, and super-majority support in favor of medical cannabis access, members of Congress have nonetheless been reticent to move forward with any significant changes to federal pot policy. That is, until now.…

Washington’s Appeals Court agreed with the State Attorney General’s opinion on local marijuana bans

March 15, 20181 min read

A three-judge state court of appeals panel today ruled that local jurisdictions have the authority to ban marijuana sales, agreeing with Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s arguments and a 2014 Attorney General Opinion. For the rest of the story please go…

US Department of Justice Announcement

January 25, 20181 min read

Following US Attorney Jeff Sessions rescission of the Cole Memorandum, the WSLCB and the Governor have stated that they will continue to uphold the will of the Washington State voters by licensing and regulating the marijuana industry in Washington. For…