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A summary of House Bill 2136, comprehensive marijuana market reforms

Passed in 2015, HB 2136 is the Legislature's first effort to amend Washington's recreational marijuana law. Among its numerous provisions, the bill restructures the recreational marijuana tax structure, provides for local revenue sharing and flexibility, and clarifies many of the provisions of the original law. This resources outlines marijuana excise tax revenue sharing for cities.

A summary of Senate Bill 5052, The Cannabis Patient Protection Act

Passed in 2015, SB 5052, the Cannabis Patient Protection Act established a medical marijuana oversight body, guidance for rules and regulation, licensing, and defines cooperatives and personals grows.

Attorney General Opinion on marijuana businesses (January 2014)

The Attorney General issued an opinion that clearly states local government ordinances are not preempted by the initiative language.

Department of Justice Marijuana Memo (August 2013)

The DOJ’s guidance to federal prosecutors concerning marijuana enforcement after Washington and Colorado became the first states in the union to legalize recreational marijuana.

LCB tackles frequently asked questions about marijuana licensing

Watch this video to get updates from the Liquor and Cannabis Board about licensing and regulations for the medical and recreational marijuana systems.

Open Data Portal

Research and data for fact-based decision making, Data is presented in tabular, map and graphic formats on timely topics ranging from city election results to utility rate trends to recreational marijuana revenues.