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Update From the Washington Liquor Control Board on I-502

Today, the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) issued a few updates on the implementation process for Initiative 502 (I-502), the marijuana reform law that recently passed in November 2012. Specifically, WSLCB announced that it plans to hold evening forums in six locations across Washington. These forums present an opportunity for the public to meet … Continue Reading

Part II: Understanding the Conflict Between Federal Law and Washington Initiative 502

In Part I of our “Understanding Washington Initiative 502” (“I-502”) series, we described how I-502’s licensing regime is scheduled to go into effect late next year. There is no question that I-502 legalizes possession of certain amounts of marijuana under Washington law, and the state licensing structure aimed at regulating the production, distribution, and retail sale of … Continue Reading