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Average cannabis sales are significantly higher on the Oregon-Idaho border

Average cannabis sales are significantly higher on the Oregon-Idaho border

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 5, 2020

Based on recent data published by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA), cannabis sales along Oregon’s border with Idaho are better than they've ever been. Experts anticipated the sales boom, since the cannabis plant is still illegal in Idaho. "In things you cannot make up, Oregon sales per ...

Pot edibles will be reevaluated by Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

Pot edibles will be reevaluated by Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2018

The latest announcement from Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) regarding the reevaluation of pot edibles has sent the industry into a panic. As early as next year, particular types of cannabis-infused confectionery products could be stripped from dispensary store shelves.   Based ...

Emergency license suspension issued by Washington cannabis regulators

Emergency license suspension issued by Washington cannabis regulators

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 4, 2018

We are more than half-way through the year and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has issued another emergency license suspension. This is the second license revocation of 2018. The latest license suspension prohibits Tacoma Refined Cannabinoids from growing plants for 180 days...

Washington State considers three alternatives for cannabis home-grows

Washington State considers three alternatives for cannabis home-grows

Sara Tiradossi

December 1, 2017

In Washington State, adult social cannabis users are able to purchase cannabis from retail stores, but are prohibited to grown their own. With the most recent recommendations released by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB), the state may now allow alternatives for home-grows. The...

Washington’s cannabis sales top $1.1 billion in 9 months

Washington’s cannabis sales top $1.1 billion in 9 months

Sara Tiradossi

October 26, 2017

The cannabis retail market has continued to blossom in Washington State, reaching $1.1 billion at the end of September, according to new data by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB). The state’s nine-month sales total of $1,101,853,539, fell short of Colorado’s sales from the...

States begin crackdown on black market cannabis

States begin crackdown on black market cannabis

August 14, 2017

Officials from states where cannabis is legal suspect unlawful trafficking places the industry at risk. Social cannabis states are trying to clamp down on those smuggling the plant across state borders, even as Attorney General Jeff Sessions pressed for enforcement of federal laws against cannabis. ...

Business boom expected after cannabis licensing change hits Washington

Business boom expected after cannabis licensing change hits Washington

August 11, 2017

A decision by Washington state cannabis regulators to undo a policy limiting businesses or individuals to only one cannabis-production license is expected to encourage a rush of activity in the state. Under the new change approved Wednesday by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB), en...

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