Marijuana Business Blog

Marijuana Producers in Washington State Can Now Hold More Than One License

At its August 9th Board Meeting, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “Board”) rescinded its policy that prohibited licensed producers from holding more than one producer license. Thus, any individual or business entity can now hold up to … Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Continues To Threaten State Marijuana Legalization Efforts

A letter, dated July 24, 2017, from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, indicates Session’s continued unwillingness to meaningfully engage in dialogue regarding state marijuana legalization efforts. … Read More

Interested in a Marijuana Research License? Washington State To Hold Educational Event for Prospective License Applicants

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “LCB”) just announced that it will be holding two educational events regarding marijuana research license applications. The events will be held on July 18th in Shoreline and Ellensburg at 9:00 a.m. and … Read More

Marijuana Advertising in Washington State-What Licensees Need to Know

I often receive inquiries from clients as to what they can do in terms of advertising and promotion of their marijuana product and brand. Washington State’s marijuana advertising rules are set forth in WAC 314-55-155.

In general, all marijuana … Read More

Jeff Sessions’ Latest Salvo Against the Legal Marijuana Industry

While Jeff Sessions was failing to recall any encounters with Russian officials, I was fielding questions from clients as to whether any action will be taken at the federal level against state licensed marijuana businesses. As reported by MassRoots, … Read More

Public Hearing Scheduled for New Marijuana Rules

On July 12, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “LCB”) will be holding a public hearing on proposed rules that would affect marijuana producer licensees. Included in the proposed rules are the following changes to marijuana producer licenses:… Read More