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Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabis

Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabis 1:40 PM Thursday Aug 28, 2014  The New Zealand Herald News Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The media is ablaze with political rumblings and tales of public woe, but what does science have to say on the subject? Well, an article just published in the prestigious journal JAMA Internal Medicine provocatively suggests that US states with medical cannabis lawsRead More


FAQs on Taxes

FAQs on Taxes What are my Marijuana Excise Tax Obligations? Per RCW 69.50.535 and WAC 314-55-089, all licensees are required to remit to the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) an excise tax of 25 percent on all taxable sales of marijuana, marijuana concentrates, useable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products. This tax is specific to marijuana sales and does not include transportation costs or retail sales tax amounts. Exemptions to the above where the 25 percent excise tax is not applied: http://www.liq.wa.gov/marijuana/faqs-on-taxes


Frequently Asked Questions About I-502 Advertising

Frequently Asked Questions About I-502 Advertising Disclaimer: There are restrictions in both law and rule that restrict certain marijuana-related advertising. This FAQ is intended to provide licensees with general guidance in regards to advertising. You may need to contact legal representation if you need further assistance. Advertising Rules WAC 314-55-155: Advertising Advertising by retail licensees. The board limits each retail licensed premises to one sign identifying the retail outlet by the licensee’s business name or trade name that is affixed or hanging in the windows or on the outside ofRead More


Green Lady Marijuana scores fresh supply for grand opening in Olympia

Green Lady Marijuana scores fresh supply for grand opening in Olympia BY ANDY HOBBS Staff writerAugust 29, 2014 Olympia’s first legal recreational marijuana outlet has apparently solved its supply problem. Green Lady Marijuana hosted its grand opening celebration Friday at 3044 Pacific Ave. E. Like other new pot shops in the state, Green Lady has encountered a few bumps while getting started. Although the Olympia store opened nearly two weeks ago, a reliable supply of marijuana finally became available this week, co-owner Mike Redman said. “We were just kind ofRead More


Marijuana Users Face Workplace Discrimination: Ban The Box Campaign Fights Back

Marijuana Users Face Workplace Discrimination: Ban The Box Campaign Fights Back By Marguerite Arnold Posted August 30, 2014 NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For all the major reform that has happened on the marijuana front this year, from the implementation of recreational sales in two states to serious conversations about banking reform, there are many public policy issues that have remained largely untouched either in the public policy arena or in the mainstream by the year’s new focus on ending prohibition. Read More: Marijuana in Maine – Cities to Vote For RecreationalRead More


National CBD-Only Law Proposed: Is Charlotte’s Web Choking out Legalization?

National CBD-Only Law Proposed: Is Charlotte’s Web Choking out Legalization? AUG 29, 2014 Ladybud.com Republican Scott Perry from Pennsylvania introduced a bill into the United States House of Representatives at the end of July that could, if passed, legalize certain low-THC strains of cannabis. That’s right folks, in case you hadn’t heard yet, there’s now a federal CBD-only law in the works. It’s called the Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014. Hailing from York county, the politician Perry is known as a conservative and is apparently only interested inRead More


Spin Control: State board answers burning questions about advertising marijuana

Spin Control: State board answers burning questions about advertising marijuana Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review August 31, 2014 Every time I forget how far Washington’s venture into the world of legalized recreational marijuana takes us from the days when illegal pot was the stuff of counterculture song and legend, the state manages to remind me. Like last week, when the state Liquor Control Board released a set of Frequently Asked Questions about advertising marijuana. Think about that for a minute. Less than two years ago having a place with pounds ofRead More