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12

Feb

2014

Liquor Control Board will now allow changes to application addresses for marijuana-related businesses

The Liquor Control Board (LCB) announced changes to the application process for marijuana-related business licenses.
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Categories: Marijuana

12

Feb

2014

Thank you for your efforts to keep marijuana revenue bills moving

AWC still needs your help! Late last week, AWC sent out an Action Alert asking for you to contact your legislators in an effort to get bills moving that ensure local governments receive a share of marijuana taxes.
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Categories: Marijuana

7

Feb

2014

Cities need to take action to keep marijuana revenue bills moving

Today AWC sent out action alerts to all of our cities asking you to contact your legislators.

7

Feb

2014

URGENT – Action needed now for marijuana-related bill being heard today

We need your immediate help in contacting members of the Legislature about two very important bills.

31

Jan

2014

Marijuana proposals continue to draw attention in the legislature

Thank you to all of the city officials who testified this week in the House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee.

29

Jan

2014

Contact legislators about marijuana-related bills before the Thursday Jan. 30 hearing

There is a very important hearing this week and we need cities to weigh in. Thursday, Jan. 30 at 10am the House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee will be hearing three bills related to cities.
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Categories: Marijuana

24

Jan

2014

Marijuana news important hearing scheduled and new bills introduced

It continues to be very busy for marijuana issues in the legislature.

17

Jan

2014

New developments in marijuana

There have been several new developments this week related to marijuana including new legislative proposals and an Attorney General Opinion.

17

Jan

2014

Attorney General Opinion affirms local control

Attorney General Ferguson’s office released an opinion today stating that local governments are not preempted by state law from prohibiting the location of marijuana related businesses within their jurisdiction.

10

Jan

2014

Marijuana legislation introduced

Two key marijuana policy bills have been introduced at the beginning of the 2014 session.

19

Dec

2013

LCB reports 2,444 applications submitted for marijuana businesses

The latest report from Washington's Liquor Control Board (LCB) shows an increase in marijuana business applications from about 1,700 last week to 2,444 reported this week.
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Categories: Marijuana

27

Nov

2013

Marijuana implementation hearing

AWC representatives testified on the I-502 implementation process at a Senate hearing on November 22. 
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Categories: Marijuana

14

Nov

2013

Marijuana licensing is about to begin as cities make sharing marijuana revenue a priority for 2014

One year after the voters approved the ground-breaking legalization of marijuana, the State will begin accepting applications from prospective marijuana businesses on November 18.
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Categories: Marijuana

6

Nov

2013

LCB may restrict marijuana consumption in businesses with liquor licenses

The Liquor Control Board is proposing a rule that would restrict anyone from consuming or using marijuana in a liquor-licensed premises.
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Categories: Marijuana

6

Nov

2013

Public comments sought on Medical Marijuana

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) extended the deadline for public comment on the draft recommendations dealing with medical marijuana.
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Categories: Marijuana

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