Liquor Control Board http://nwpr.org en Washington Marijuana Rules Pave Way For Stores Next Year http://nwpr.org/post/washington-marijuana-rules-pave-way-stores-next-year <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/10/101613AJ_PotRules_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington&#8217;s Liquor Control Board has formally adopted 43 pages of rules for legal, recreational marijuana.<p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:05:14 +0000 Austin Jenkins 35818 at http://nwpr.org Washington Marijuana Rules Pave Way For Stores Next Year Washington Marijuana Regulators Change Rule To Appease Feds http://nwpr.org/post/washington-marijuana-regulators-change-rule-appease-feds <p>Responding to federal concerns, the Washington State Liquor Control Board says it will change its rules on where marijuana retail stores can be located. The change aligns Washington state rules with federal law. Officials say that makes retail store owners less vulnerable to prosecution. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:36:57 +0000 Amy Radil 34148 at http://nwpr.org Washington Marijuana Regulators Change Rule To Appease Feds Pesticide List For Pot Earns Praise http://nwpr.org/post/pesticide-list-pot-earns-praise <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The state of Washington has compiled a lengthy list of pesticides for marijuana growers to use, even though these chemicals are not officially approved for pot. The new list is part of the state’s ongoing effort to regulate the production of legal, recreational marijuana.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 01:24:00 +0000 Austin Jenkins 32205 at http://nwpr.org Pesticide List For Pot Earns Praise Tensions At Public Pot Hearing http://nwpr.org/post/tensions-public-pot-hearing <p></p><p>Washington state expects to adopt final rules for the structure governing legalized marijuana under I-502 by next week. So officials with the state’s Liquor Control Board are touring the state to get feedback before the rules take effect.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:45:36 +0000 Amy Radil 32158 at http://nwpr.org Tensions At Public Pot Hearing No Per Person Caps On Retail Pot License For Now http://nwpr.org/post/no-person-caps-retail-pot-license-now <p>Washington’s Liquor Control Board does not plan to limit how many retail licenses one person can obtain to sell marijuana. At least that’s the decision for now. The Board Wednesday issued its final draft rules for the state’s new recreational marijuana market.</p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 01:17:04 +0000 Austin Jenkins 30395 at http://nwpr.org Revised Pot Rules Ditch Logo, Allow Outdoor Grows http://nwpr.org/post/revised-pot-rules-ditch-logo-allow-outdoor-grows <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Washington’s official pot logo is out. Outdoor marijuana grows are in.</p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 23:44:09 +0000 Austin Jenkins 30392 at http://nwpr.org Revised Pot Rules Ditch Logo, Allow Outdoor Grows Washington Liquor Control Staff: Allow Outdoor Marijuana Grows http://nwpr.org/post/washington-liquor-control-staff-allow-outdoor-marijuana-grows <p>Licensed outdoor marijuana grows may be allowed in Washington after all. Staff at the state’s Liquor Control Board said Wednesday they’ve been persuaded by potential growers to consider alternatives to energy-intensive indoor pot production. Meanwhile, medical marijuana patients rallied at the state capitol in opposition possible new restrictions on them.</p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:35:45 +0000 Austin Jenkins 29655 at http://nwpr.org Washington Liquor Control Staff: Allow Outdoor Marijuana Grows Experts Press For Pot Candy Ban http://nwpr.org/post/experts-press-pot-candy-ban <p></p><p>As Washington state moves toward licensing marijuana retail stores, a major concern for public health experts is preventing kids from eating marijuana. They are asking the state to ban marijuana-infused candy and other sweets, and require packaging and flavors that are less appealing to kids. KUOW’s Amy Radil reports.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:12:08 +0000 Amy Radil 29332 at http://nwpr.org Experts Press For Pot Candy Ban Washington Pot Logo Viewed As Promotional By Critics http://nwpr.org/post/washington-pot-logo-viewed-promotional-critics <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/061013AJ_PotRules_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington’s Liquor Control Board has been inundated with feedback on its proposed marijuana regulations. The deadline to submit comments was Monday. The Board is writing the rules for legalized cannabis. Among the many concerns: the state’s new pot logo.<p>It’s called the Produced in Washington icon. It’s an outline of the state with a marijuana leaf in the middle. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:13:07 +0000 Austin Jenkins 29101 at http://nwpr.org Washington Pot Logo Viewed As Promotional By Critics Draft Pot Rules Do Not Cap Grow Sizes Or Number Of Licenses http://nwpr.org/post/draft-pot-rules-do-not-cap-grow-sizes-or-number-licenses <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/05/051613AJ_PotRules_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington’s Liquor Control Board has published 46-pages of proposed rules for the state’s new recreational marijuana market. But the regulations released Thursday are largely silent on two major issues: the number of business licenses that will be allowed and the size of marijuana grow operations.<p>The draft rules address marijuana producers, processors and retailers. On the production side, the Liquor Control Board proposes to ban outdoor marijuana grows. Thu, 16 May 2013 23:46:01 +0000 Austin Jenkins 27673 at http://nwpr.org Draft Pot Rules Do Not Cap Grow Sizes Or Number Of Licenses