• Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

    Legalization Is Not To Blame For Washington’s Medical Marijuana Mess

    by  • March 8, 2014 • Blog, Russ Belville

    Pictured: Seriously sick and disabled medical marijuana patients who require a pound and a half of marijuana every sixty days for their well-being at Seattle Hempfest 2011.

    Lately, medical marijuana in Washington State has been under attack from legislators who wish to seriously reduce the limits and availability of medicine for patients.  The roll-out of recreational legalization in the state has subjected patients to much worry; however, I do not accept the pity party going on in Washington State, complaining that...

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    420RADIO News for Thursday, February 20, 2014

    by  • February 20, 2014 • Blog, Russ Belville

    The Oregon House Committee on Judiciary is considering an amendment to Senate Bill 1531 that would reinstate the power of cities to ban dispensaries.  The dispensary law, House Bill 3460, was passed into law and goes into effect on March 3rd.  In expectation of legal marijuana dispensaries, a number of Oregon cities and counties...

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    420RADIO News for Thursday, January 16, 2014

    by  • January 16, 2014 • Blog, Russ Belville

    Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has decided that Initiative 502 that legalized recreational marijuana does not prevent cities and localities from banning marijuana sales.  “Although (the law) establishes a licensing and regulatory system for marijuana producers, processors and retailers in Washington state, it includes no clear indication that it was intended to pre-empt...

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