Washington

  • Vote Against Marijuana Taxes in Washington

    The proposed vote measure is so silly and so meaningless that until this week it had received virtually no media play. But on one level it matters. On Washington State voting ballots this year, there is an advisory vote — Advisory Vote No. 8 to be exact — on whether Washington State cannabis businesses should receive tax breaks to which they are technically required.

    18 readers - Canna Law Blog™
  • Washington Cannabis: Liquor Control Board Proposes New/More Rules

    The Washington State Liquor Control Board gave notice to the public last Friday that it is proposing more (and clarifying some) regulations for Washington’s recreational marijuana industry. Some of these proposals will be a welcome relief (like expanding the current producer plant canopy from 2 million to 8.

    4 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • Symbolism in the Modern American Courtroom

      This article will address some of the common symbolism found in the modern American courtroom and answers common questions such as, why does a judge wears a black robe? Why is the judge’s bench elevated? This article will address some of the traditions and symbolism present in a typical American courtroom.
      4 readers - Ohio DUI | OVI Blog
    • Marijuana Bars: Makes Sense to Us

      Washington and Colorado both prohibit consuming marijuana in public. In both states, consuming marijuana in most hotels, clubs, and bars is also generally forbidden due to both public consumption and general smoking laws. And don’t even think about using marijuana at the retail storefronts from which you buy it as doing that could jeopardize the dispensary’s license.
      4 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • Cannabis Promises to Keep

      For most of our clients in Illinois, Nevada, and Washington, the heady days of applying for state marijuana business licenses are behind them. These states have either reviewed or are still reviewing the application submissions, which included operating plans and financials and criminal histories. In those applications, especially in competitive states, the applicants made state ...
      4 readers - Robert Mcvay/ Canna Law Blog™

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    • Faux Hershey Settles

      … were: trademark dilution, false designation of origin, unfair competition, and passing off. The lawsuit began in June when Hershey filed the suit in Colorado federal court accusing TinctureBelle of infringing upon trademarks for Heath Bars, Almond Joy, York Peppermint Patties, and Reese’s. With similarity to such kid-friendly products, the case…

      1 readers - JETLaw
    • Two of Every Kind of Tax Giveaway

      … for Boeing, “the single largest tax break any state has ever given to a single company.” Gov. Inslee and state lawmakers agreed to the package to keep production of the 777X jet in Puget Sound, but that didn’t stop Boeing from announcing that it would move thousands of engineering jobs and hundreds of manufacturing jobs to Oklahoma City and St. Louis. Now…

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    • Cannabis Promises to Keep

      …For most of our clients in Illinois, Nevada, and Washington, the heady days of applying for state marijuana business licenses are behind them. These states have either reviewed or are still reviewing the application submissions, which included operating plans and financials and criminal histories. In those applications, especially in competitive…

      4 readers - Robert Mcvay/ Canna Law Blog™
    • Symbolism in the Modern American Courtroom

      … by texting DaytonDUI (one word) to 50500. Follow DaytonDUI on Facebook, @DaytonDUI on Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Pheed and Pintrest or get RSS of the Ohio DUI blog. You can email CharlesRowland@DaytonDUI.com or visit his office at 2190 Gateway Dr., Fairborn, Ohio 45324. “All I do is DUI defense.” To show me a cool courtroom contact me, or check these city-specific sites at the following links: Fairborn, Dayton, Springfield, Kettering, Vandalia, Xenia, Miamisburg, Huber Heights, Oakwood, Beavercreek, Centerville …

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    • Lawsuit To Stop Cities From Banning Marijuana

      … Tomorrow our cannabis lawyers will be in Chelan County Superior Court arguing to stop the City of Wenatchee from banning marijuana dispensaries within its city limits. To grossly summarize, our position is that because Washington voters chose to legalize marijuana throughout the entire state, no city should be able to override that vote…

      3 readers - Canna Law Blog™
    • Marijuana Bars: Makes Sense to Us

      … Washington and Colorado both prohibit consuming marijuana in public. In both states, consuming marijuana in most hotels, clubs, and bars is also generally forbidden due to both public consumption and general smoking laws. And don’t even think about using marijuana at the retail storefronts from which you buy it as doing that could jeopardize…

      4 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • On The Separation of Church and Pot

      … pastor is calling for the Washington State legislature to add churches to its 1,000 foot list or for the City of Seattle to implement its own similar prohibition. That would be a mistake. And it could set a dangerous precedent in other states as those states undertake marijuana legalization. Why? As a result of extensive footage and setback…

      3 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • High Times in Trade Secrets

      … their pets. There are doggie day spas, specialty cat foods, and pet therapists. Legalization of marijuana is a highly controversial political issue. Twenty-three states have already passed some form of marijuana decriminalization law. Colorado and Washington have essentially made cannabis as legal as alcohol for people over twenty-one. At least fourteen…

      2 readers - Anthony Orler/ Trading Secrets
    • Illinois MMJ: Some Cities Comply with State Law, Others Defy It

      … of parks and places of worship, East Peoria City acted to align itself with state law. A special use permit is still required in East Peoria City, but such zoning measures are kosher under the Act, so long as the ordinance is “reasonable.” Contrast that with the village of Orland Park, which will not be allowing any cannabis facilities within its…

      3 readers - Rebecca Millican/ Canna Law Blog™
    • MJ Co-Ops: DOA?

      … Readers may recallthe brilliant idea for "cannabis co-ops,"hatched by Colorado legislators who, sunshine on their shoulders, were not only crying at the beauty of the concept, but apparently flying at 30,000 feet on a Rocky Mountain High. And, of course, as was the case with the Dude's soiled floor rug, they were looking for a way to "tie…

      2 readers - Kevin Funnell/ Bank Lawyer's Blog
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