• WA 502

    Liquor Board Issues Marijuana Rules, Announces Retail License Application Schedule

    The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today adopted emergency rules and issued new draft rules to begin the public process of aligning the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market. The Board’s actions are the result of 2015 legislation, the Cannabis Patient Protection Act, which established a priority system for licensing existing […]

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  • Hoquiam Stymies Medical Marijuana Dispensory

    HOQUIAM, Wash. – The Hoquiam City Council has voted to adopt an emergency ordinance establishing a moratorium on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries. Mayor Jack Durney tells us if proposed actions at the State-level were to allow the Dispensaries, cities can impose a 6 month moratorium in order to address zoning issues.
    City Attorney Steve Johnson told the council that someone who currently operates several of the Dispensaries had contacted a property owner about renting space to open one on Hoquiam.
    Senate Bill 5073 would establish among other things, a framework for Dispensaries to operate under license by the departments of Agriculture and Health.

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  • Large Bust in McCleary Was “Well Over The Limit” For Medicinal Marijuana

    MCCLEARY, Wash. – Drug Task Force agents seized 127 plants, and 19 pounds of marijuana from a McCleary home, operating under the guise of a medical marijuana supplier.

    At 8 o’clock yesterday morning, DTF agents with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on the home outside of McCleary – officers confiscated the plants, processed marijuana, multiple weapons, and a small amount of cash. A 33 year old McClear woman was booked for manufacturing, and distribution of marijuana, a 36 year old McCleary man was also booked for manufactuting of the drug.

    Grays Harbor County Sheriffs Detective Dave Pimentel tells us the couple had two children living in the home who were not at home at the time of the raid, Pimentel said the state law they were using to grow the plants allows for 15 cannabis plants provided the patient has “valid documentation” from a physician.

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