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Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference Sep 22, 2017 | Alicia Wallace Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the nuts and bolts — and the twists and turns — of cannabis legalization. But this time around, the brain trust extends well beyond Colorado. The city and county of Denver will conduct its Marijuana Management Symposium from Oct. 18 to 20. More than 350 public policy makersRead More


Washington State Releases Update On Legalization Findings – High Hopes Are Rewarded

Washington State Releases Update On Legalization Findings – High Hopes Are Rewarded September 22, 2017 | Justin Strekal In their second formal assessment on the impact of legalization in the wake of the implementation of I-502, the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) issued the next regularly scheduled report – and suffice to say, the news was very positive, unless you are still relying on tired and debunked prohibitionist talking points. Key takeaways from the WSIPP report: Washington State Releases Update On Legalization Findings – High Hopes Are Rewarded


Proposed marijuana rules would let adults buy online and at drive-thrus

Proposed marijuana rules would let adults buy online and at drive-thrus September 21 | Penelope Overton Maine may make purchasing an ounce of marijuana almost as easy as buying a six-pack of beer. Proposed adult-use cannabis regulations from the Legislature’s marijuana committee would allow licensed retail stores to sell pot from drive-up windows and over the internet. Like any other recreational marijuana consumer, drive-up and online customers would have to show identification to the window or delivery employee to prove they are at least 21 years old. Proposed marijuana rulesRead More


Alison Holcomb on I-502 and Home Grow

Alison Holcomb on I-502 and Home Grow Vivian McPeak | September 21, 2017 Personal cultivation by adults absolutely is in the spirit of the new approach envisioned by the drafters and sponsors of I-502. The primary motivation for putting I-502 on the ballot was to end the criminalization of cannabis use, growing, and provision, and begin moving us in a new, public health-focused direction. Prohibiting adults from cultivating their own cannabis for personal use is inconsistent with that overarching goal. When we began drafting I-502 in December 2010, California’s PropositionRead More


Oregon secretary of state plans to audit marijuana program

Oregon secretary of state plans to audit marijuana program September 21, 2017 | Noelle Crombie Oregon’s enforcement of marijuana production and sales will get its first audit from the secretary of state. The audit will offer an official look at how well Oregon regulates its marijuana program, which is run by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The audit will look at how the state keeps track of the largely cash-based industry, including the effectiveness of its financial regulations, whether regulators are keeping close tabs on the amount of marijuana producedRead More


Benton County votes to ban more legal pot stores

Benton County votes to ban more legal pot stores Wendy Culverwell | September 19, 2017 Benton County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to ban all new legal pot stores in unincorporated parts of the county. The vote will have no practical impact on the businesses that are operating legally or on one planned for an unincorporated part of land next to a West Richland neighborhood. Current legal retailers — Finley’s Green2Go, Prosser’s Altitude and the Griffin Road area’s Bakeshop — will be grandfathered in and can keep operating. Benton County votesRead More


Study: 34% of Chronic Pain Patients Enrolled in MMJ Program Quit Pharmaceuticals

Study: 34% of Chronic Pain Patients Enrolled in MMJ Program Quit Pharmaceuticals TG Branfalt | 9/20/2017 A new study by researchers from the University of New Mexico found that 34 percent of chronic pain patients enrolled in the study were able to cease using all prescription medications by the last six months of the 24-month observation period. The study included 83 chronic pain patients enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis program, compared to 42 who were not. Another 36 percent of registered medical cannabis patients enrolled in the study wereRead More


Body of kidnapped pot shop employee found; suspect arrested

Body of kidnapped pot shop employee found; suspect arrested Associated Press | September 18th 2017 Police say the body of a Cheney marijuana shop employee was found days after he was kidnapped outside of work. The Spokesman-Review reports that Spokane County Rescue found Cameron Smith’s body Friday afternoon off state Route 904 near Four Lakes. Police say his body was concealed in “heavy cover” several feet from the road. Authorities say the 46-year-old worker was abducted from the parking lot of Lucid Marijuana in Cheney on Sept. 10 as heRead More


Jeff Sessions Goes After Oregon’s Pot

Jeff Sessions Goes After Oregon’s Pot September 13, 2017 | Kiki Genoa Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ most recent correspondence with Governor Kate Brown has left Oregonians wondering how far the feds are willing to go to tarnish the reputation of our burgeoning cannabis economy.  In early April, Brown, alongside the governors of Alaska, Colorado, and Washington, wrote to Sessions asking that he retain rules outlined by the 2013 Cole Memorandum – an agreement between the federal and state governments regarding the legality of recreational cannabis.  The agreement, if upheld, ensuresRead More