Marijuana Business Blog

Marijuana Home Grows and the Challenges of State Legalization in the Age of Trump

Last week the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “LCB”) held a public hearing on proposals to allow recreational marijuana home grows. In brief, the three proposals are to: 1) strictly regulate recreational home grows; 2) allow local control … Read More

Washington State Considers Allowing Recreational Marijuana Home Grows

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “LCB”) will be holding a hearing on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, to receive public input on whether the State should allow recreational marijuana home grows. Written public comment on this issue may … Read More

Transporting Marijuana in Washington State – There’s a License for That

Until last year, licensed marijuana growers, processors and retailers had to transport their own marijuana product from the grow facility to the processing facility and to the retail store. At the end of 2016, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis … Read More

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At its August 9th Board Meeting, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “Board”) rescinded its policy that prohibited licensed producers from holding more than one producer license.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