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MMJ Now Illegal In Washington State. Yes, Washington State.

The Washington State Court of Appeals just held that medical marijuana activity (even patient cultivation in the home) is illegal under current State law. The long road to this disappointing decision began a couple of years ago when an access point (essentially a medical outlet formed by medical marijuana patients) and an advocacy group sued the city

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Cannabis Business Forum. Spokane, Washington, April 16.

Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. The Inlander will be putting on a “CannaBiz Forum” at the Bing Crosby Theater, at 901 W. Sprague Ave. in Downtown Spokane. The forum will address what I-502 means for Washington State and in particular, for Washington, East of the mountains. Canna Law Blog’s own Hilary Bricken will be one of

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Local Revolts: Tough Times for Marijuana with Cities and Counties

Just about every day, another city or county in a marijuana state enacts an all-out ban on any type of marijuana commercial activity, whether it's medical or recreational. Though we love fighting/suing these retrograde cities and counties at every turn, we also know how expensive and time consuming those fights can be for our cannabis clients. Why are these bans happening? Do these cities and counties have the power to prohibit marijuana sales when the State says they can take place? And what happens with these bans when the courts get involved?