Changes in Washington State Cannabis Laws


SENATE BILL 5131 CHANGES THE WASHINGTON CANNABIS RULES

On May 16, 2017, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5131 into law, initiating changes to the recreational and medical cannabis rules, which will become effective on July 23, 2017. Affected areas within the cannabis industry include:

  1. Consulting and Licensing Agreements  
  2. Purchasing Plants & Home Grows 
  3. Retail license expansion  
  4. Marijuana Research 
  5. Advertisements  
  6. Industrial Hemp  
  7. The Gift of Cannabis  
  8. Organic Cannabis  
  9. Tribal Land
  10. Inspections 

Read JDSA's Blog for more information about how these changes may affect you. 

 
Kirk Esmond