Washington lawmakers tasked the Liquor and Cannabis Board with making recommendations on allowing home growing of recreational pot. On Wednesday, the board put the decision back in the Legislature’s lap.
Cannabis retailers have been stocking up on extra products – and it’s not just for the pre-Thanksgiving sales rush. A delayed launch of new software that tracks every marijuana plant from seed to sale has beset pot industry bookkeeping with problems.
People growing and packaging marijuana in Spokane County will have to register with the agency policing air pollution under new rules being proposed by regulators. The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency said the rules are in response to a proliferation of odor complaints.
The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board has suspended certification of Peak Analytics, a Bellingham pot testing lab, after auditors found an unusually low number of samples had been failed for microbial matter and they noted other deficiencies in lab practices.
A new report from a Department of Justice task force is expected to link marijuana use to violent crime. But in Washington state, which legalized recreational marijuana use in 2012, violent crime rates have gone down.
Want your morning coffee to come with a little extra buzz? Brewbudz just might do the trick. A company called Cannabiniers has launched Brewbudz, which it calls “the world’s first cannabis infused coffee, tea and cocoa pods.”