Legal Weed in Washington – i502 Regulations

Carney Badley Spellman attorneys Joe Wallin and Michael Schneider interview Cindy Flynn on legalized marijuana in Washington state. Cindy, who has a practice focus on I-502 business and litigation, talks about challenges facing pot entrepreneurs and where the regulations may be heading.

Startup pot operation full of stress and hard work

In any case, those on the team have faced a steady diet of stress. They had to find property where the landlord was willing to break federal law. They had to pass the state’s vetting process, including FBI background checks. They had to install security cameras — 29 in all — to cover every inch of their operation. “Treat this like a prison,” a state inspector told them.

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