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Washington's Capital Considers Psychedelics Decriminalization

Washington’s Capital Considers Psychedelics Decriminalization

By Mary Marty / July 8, 2024 /

Olympia, Washington Considers Making Psychedelic Enforcement a Low Priority Olympia, WA – July 2024 – The city of Olympia is evaluating a resolution that would direct law enforcement to deprioritize…

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Evaluating Equity: Washington State Cannabis Regulators Consider Licensing Changes

By Becci Marti / April 26, 2024 /

Encouraging Diversity Ownership in Cannabis Retail The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is making strides in amending rules to foster diversity ownership in cannabis retail operations. The primary…

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Washington, D.C. Council Greenlights 4/20 Medical Cannabis Tax Holiday

By Phil Greenwood / April 4, 2024 /

Washington, D.C. leaders approve tax holiday on medical marijuana purchases around 4/20 celebration, from April 15 to April 28. The District Council unanimously passed legislation for a tax holiday, supported…

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Washington State Officials Expose Chinese Nationals in Illegal Cannabis Operation

By Gene Mcklnley / March 22, 2024 /

Unveiling the Underworld: Chinese Nationals Tied to Illicit Marijuana Trade in Washington State   A Shocking Revelation Washington state law enforcement authorities have recently revealed a startling discovery in the…

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cannabis packaging and labeling

State Rules for Cannabis Packaging and Labeling

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 12, 2024 /

Cannabis packaging has become a critical aspect of the cannabis industry, especially as legal markets continue to expand. Ensuring that packaging meets state regulatory requirements for labeling is not only…

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Protest Erupts in Thailand Over Cannabis Ban Proposal

Protest Erupts in Thailand Over Cannabis Ban Proposal

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 10, 2024 /

Cannabis Advocates March to Thai Prime Minister’s Office Protesting Potential Ban BANGKOK — Nearly a hundred cannabis advocates marched to the Thai prime minister’s office on Monday, protesting a potential…

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Assessing Cannabis Stances of Potential Biden Successors

Assessing Cannabis Stances of Potential Biden Successors

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 9, 2024 /

Washington, D.C. — President Joe Biden’s recent executive order to reschedule marijuana has sent ripples through the political landscape, igniting discussions on the future of cannabis policy in the United…

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Bipartisan Bill Aims to Expunge Cannabis Convictions Across the US

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Expunge Cannabis Convictions Nationwide

By Gene Mcklnley / July 9, 2024 /

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Expunge Federal Cannabis Convictions Washington, D.C. — In a landmark move, Louisiana Democratic Rep. Troy A. Carter, Sr., and North Dakota Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong introduced…

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Federal Report Explores Enhancing Cannabis and Hemp Testing

Federal Report Explores Enhancing Cannabis and Hemp Testing

By Mary Marty / July 8, 2024 /

Federal Science Agency Releases New Report to Ensure Accuracy in Cannabis Testing July 2024 – Washington, D.C. – The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a comprehensive…

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D.C.’s Cannabis Sales: Congressional Rescheduling Could Be Key, Researchers Suggest

By Jules Puffings / July 2, 2024 /

In a potential breakthrough for Washington, D.C., congressional researchers indicate that federal rescheduling of marijuana could finally enable the legalization of adult-use cannabis sales in the nation’s capital. However, lingering…

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