Marijuana Business Blog

Washington State Releases Study But Fails To Make Final Recommendation on Recreational Marijuana Home Grows

When the Washington State Legislature passed its most recent marijuana regulatory bill, ESSB 5131, it directed the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (the “LCB”) to study options for legalizing recreational marijuana home grows. On November 29th, the LCB … Read More

Sessions to Maintain Marijuana Status Quo?

It has been over a year since Donald Trump was elected President. Ever since the 2016 presidential election all of us involved in the legal marijuana business have been holding our breath waiting to see if the feds would take … Read More

Something Smells Funny In Spokane County

Citing the doubling of odor complaints from July 2014, the month when marijuana production and processing began in Spokane County, the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency (the “SRCAA”) is proposing new rules to address the perceived marijuana odor issue. SRCAA … Read More

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