Monday, September 28, 2020
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Despite Legalization, People Of Color Still Disproportionately Targeted By Police, New Studies Find

A new study backs up the findings of a recent report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); that people of color...
Washington Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Non-Medical Concentrate Consumption

Proposed Cannabis Concentrates Ban in Washington Shelved By Lawmakers

A proposed bill in Washington state to significantly limit the potency of adult-use cannabis concentrates over fears they may lead to psychosis...
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Washington’s ‘Cannabis 2.0’: What Does The Future Hold?

Washington is preparing for a radical overhaul of its marijuana regulations in what is being dubbed “Cannabis 2.0,” five years after the...
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Washington Lawmakers Introduce Home Cultivation Bill

In January, a bipartisan group of legislators introduced bills to the Washington legislature to legalize residential marijuana agriculture. Although recreational marijuana is...
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Washington Governor to Pardon 3,500 Marijuana Convictions

People convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession will be able to apply for an expedited pardon through an online system launched on Friday...
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Recreational Marijuana Legalization Has No Impact on Alcohol Sales, Trade Association Finds

Sales of alcohol have not been affected in the three states – Colorado, Oregon, and Washington State – that have the longest-established...
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Drive-Through Pot Dispensary Opens in Washington State

As long as marijuana remains illegal under federal law, dispensaries are at risk of being raided and shut down. As a result, many dispensaries...
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Surveys Report No Increase in Teen Use of Marijuana in Legal States

As various states in the country legalized medical and adult-use marijuana, questions arose as to whether legalization would encourage teens to try the drug....

Seattle Files Motion to Dismiss Marijuana Possession Convictions

On April 27, Jenny A. Durkan, the mayor of Seattle, and Pete Holmes, the city attorney, issued a press release announcing their intention to...

Legal Marijuana Grow Goes Up in Smoke

A legal marijuana garden in Seattle went up in flames in August, destroying a valuable crop and forcing firefighters to work through thick, billowing...