All 50 states will go to the voting polls on November 8th, but a lucky few will have the opportunity to further history by legalizing marijuana. As more states look into the developing cannabis industries in Washington, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska, they each want to join in on the fun. See which states are voting on cannabis this year. Continue reading States Voting on Recreational Marijuana in November 2016 Election
A Brief Overview of Washington’s Recreational Cannabis Structure
Washington’s recreational marijuana industry has seen many successes since it began in 2012. Four years down the road, let’s take a moment to review how the structure of the I-502 industry is set up.
There are three different types of marijuana licensees: producers, processors and retailers. Home-growing for personal use is not allowed in Washington. Continue reading A Brief Overview of Washington’s Recreational Cannabis Structure [I-502]
When we took a recent weed trip up to Spokane, Washington, we were excited to get a few more punches on our pot shop loyalty punch cards. Having saved them up for a while, many of them promised discounts once fully filled in. When we arrived, we learned of a brand new I-502 rule, which states that this type of marketing is banned as of July 1, 2016. According to the FAQ’s in the I-502 law, “Giveaways, coupons, and distribution of branded merchandise are banned.” Continue reading Pot Shop Punch Cards Banned as of July 1, 2016
Nestled deep into the peaceful trees of Spokane’s Green Bluff area are adorable you-pick fruit tree farms, historic apple orchards, pottery studios, Christmas tree farms, herb greenhouses and even a mead-ery – it’s almost as if time stands still. Green Bluff is also home to a new kind of enterprise – a legal I-502 cannabis farm called Green Bluff Greenhouse. They’re a Tier 1 Producer-Processor that specializes in old-school, rare Sativa strains. Continue reading Root Respect and Strong Sativas at Green Bluff Greenhouse
Under I-502 in Washington, citizens over 21 can legally purchase and hold onto up to one ounce (28 grams) of marijuana. The cannabis enthusiast looking for a deal will naturally gravitate toward this option as purchasing weed in large quantities usually lends to a better price. But what do you do once you purchase an ounce? Here’s what the process is like for us. Continue reading When We Buy An Ounce…