skip to Main Content
Washington Medical-Marijuana Patients Deserve a Safe, Affordable, Regulated System

As the Legislature moves this session to address the unregulated medical-marijuana market, all parties must agree on a common objective: safe, affordable patient access. While stakeholder concerns should be considered, they must be scrutinized and remain secondary to patient interests.

As a Washington State Liquor Control Board member, I have a bias: I believe we have established a tightly regulated system that can provide high-quality, safe medical cannabis for patients, with little risk of youth access or federal intervention. While many in the medical-marijuana industry argue that a separate system could be established to do the same, the need for costly duplication must be proven.

An evaluation would be hard-pressed to show that existing licensees, who have invested in good faith in our system, cannot meet the needs of medical cannabis patients. [Read more at the Seattle Times]

This Post Has 0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Stories

MJ Unpacked Announces Upcoming NYC Event’s Speaker Lineup, Agenda, Venture Summit and More

PRESS RELEASE Taking place April 26-28, the biannual cannabis industry event will feature top thought leaders and interactive sessions for retailers, brand executives, and venture capitalists with a focus on driving…

The Power Couple of Oregon Cannabis Bankrolled Top Democrats Even as Their Companies’ Taxes and Bills Went Unpaid

A WW investigation finds trouble at La Mota, the second-largest cannabis dispensary chain in Oregon. On a crisp evening last May, Rosa Cazares threw a party. It was a fundraiser…

Kentucky governor to sign medical marijuana into law after legislature OKs legalization

Gov. Andy Beshear says he will sign a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky on Friday. The Kentucky House gave final passage to the measure Thursday — the 30th and…

Deliver Cannabis to Market Faster with Pre-Engineered Solutions

White Paper Timing and speed to market are crucial when starting a new cannabis project. The cannabis industry moves at a rapid pace. New cultivation businesses either keep up or…

More Categories

Back To Top
×Close search