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Washington Report Gives Side-Eye to Homegrow Legalization

If legal homegrow comes to Washington state anytime soon—and that’s still a big if—it’s likely to be very, very tightly regulated.

Washington’s Cannabis-Tracking Snafu Could Disrupt Sales

With US Attorney General Jeff Sessions already critical of the state's cannabis program, failure of its track-and-trace monitoring could be devastating.

Washington Licensing Change Expected to Bring Frenzy of Business Activity

Washington cannabis regulators lifted a policy limiting cannabis businesses to a single production license—a change that could spark a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.

Will Washington State Finally Get Homegrow?

Green-thumbed enthusiasts might not want to get their hopes up just yet.

Lessons Learned From a Failed Cannabis Compliance Check

A failed compliance check can provide some valuable lessons about the best ways to avoid infractions and keep your company running smoothly.

Inslee Appoints Businesswoman to Washington Cannabis Board

Ollie A. Garrett, CEO of Bellevue-based debt-collection company PMT Solutions, will fill the seat vacated in March by Russ Hauge.

Washington Wants You to Stop Paying Cannabis Taxes in Cash. Good Luck With That.

The proposal is raising eyebrows for a number of reasons, most notably because of banking restrictions for marijuana businesses.

There’s a New Cannabis Warning Symbol in Washington State

State officials developed the warning as a deterrent for children who might accidentally come in contact with cannabis edibles intended for adults.

Desperation in Washington State Over Medical Dispensary Closures

Patients say the changes will shut down nearby shops, increase the cost of their medicine, and limit access to necessary products.

As Washington Deadline Looms, Cities Warn Unlicensed Cannabis Shops to Close

July 1 marks the date when, after nearly two decades of confusion about the status of medical marijuana, the industry becomes regulated for the first time.

Washington State Leaker Says Canna-Data Breach ‘Not What I Was Going For’

Who is 420Leaks founder John Novak, how did he end up with a trove of sensitive data, and what’s he planning to do with it?

The Shake: Snoop Boosts Romanian Tourism, World Leaders Urge U.N. to End Drug War, and New Orleans Takes a Half Step Forward

A bad Montana court decision could be delayed, a Leafly contributor breaks the latest news about Washington pesticides, and a Denver consultant predicts cannabis shortages.

Washington Could Welcome Out-of-State Investors, Mr. Yuk

Washington state cannabis regulators are weighing rule changes to allow out-of-state investors and require edibles be labeled as poison.