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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

23

Oct

2013

Recommendations for regulating medical marijuana released

As part of a budget proviso passed by the legislature earlier this year, the Liquor Control Board (LCB) along with the Department of Health and Department of Revenue were tasked with developing recommendations dealing with the interaction of the medical marijuana market with the recreational marijuana market.

2

Oct

2013

Timeline for addressing marijuana market coordination set

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) released a timeline for developing recommendations on medical marijuana.
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Categories: Marijuana

4

Sep

2013

Final rules issued on I-502 implementation

The state Liquor Control Board (LCB) today released and approved its final version of the draft rules for implementation of I-502.
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Categories: Marijuana

3

Sep

2013

Marijuana implementation: Next steps for cities and word from the federal government

When it comes to implementing the marijuana licensing system cites have options, and some have already taken action.

14

Aug

2013

Rules for marijuana implementation delayed after statewide hearings held by LCB

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) is announcing changes to the timeline for marijuana industry implementation according to a recent press release.
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Categories: Marijuana

31

Jul

2013

Your involvement is critical: I-502 hearings

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) will hold five public hearings/special meetings across Washington regarding the proposed rules for Initiative 502 implementation. 
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Categories: Marijuana

11

Jul

2013

Law & justice highlights – metals theft, impaired driving, gangs and marijuana

The 2013 session began relatively quietly for law and justice issues with few big issues drawing a great deal of attention.

10

Jul

2013

Liquor Control Board releases final draft of new marijuana rules

On July 3, the Liquor Control Board (LCB) formally introduced the proposed rules for the recreational marijuana industry.  The Board did not make many significant changes from the earlier preliminary draft rules.  

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Categories: Marijuana

21

Jun

2013

LCB continues to move forward with rulemaking for legalized marijuana

Earlier this week, the Liquor Control Board (LCB) met to consider comments on the preliminary draft rules implementing legalized marijuana under I-502. AWC and a number of cities submitted comment letters.

14

Jun

2013

Liquor Board offers top ten tips to marijuana applicants

The Liquor Control Board just released its top ten suggestions for potential marijuana businesses.
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Categories: Marijuana

7

Jun

2013

AWC submits comments to Liquor Control Board regarding draft rules on regulating marijuana

Last month the Liquor Control Board (LCB) released proposed draft rules outlining the licensing scheme and regulation for marijuana-related businesses including producer, processor and retailer.
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