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    A-64 Implementation Task Force considers a state-run retail operation

    by  • January 9, 2013 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    ”With A64 official, it is now legal for adults to possess small amounts and smoke marijuana in private. But the legislature still has to establish rules for how pot will ultimately be regulated and sold. The commercial component is a central consideration of the task force and one that has raised questions about whether retail marijuana shops...

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    A-64 Implementation Task Force considers limiting sales to CO residents

    by  • January 9, 2013 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    ”Once retail shops for recreational marijuana can open their doors in Colorado, who will actually be allowed to use them? This was one of the questions raised at a meeting yesterday of the Amendment 64 task force charged with making recommendations on implementing the new law. We’ll likely see more debate over the next month...

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    Gov. Hickenlooper orders task force to write A-64 rules

    by  • January 1, 2013 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    ”They have two months to create the rules to regulate a new industry of legalized, regulated marijuana sales in Colorado. They are members of a task force created by an executive order on December 10, when Gov. John Hickenlooper officially declared Amendment 64 law.  Their mission: establishing a regulatory framework for a new statewide marijuana industry… There are five...

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    U.S. Attorney Durkan on WA I-502

    by  • December 5, 2012 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    United States Attorney Jenny A. Durkan Western District Of Washington Statement From U.S. Attorney’s Office On Initiative 502 The Department of Justice is reviewing the legalization initiatives recently passed in Colorado and Washington State.   The Department’s responsibility to enforce the Controlled Substances Act remains unchanged.  Neither States nor the Executive branch can nullify a...

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    Assoc. Washington Cities (AWC): I-502 Overview

    by  • November 21, 2012 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    An excerpt: What does the initiative do? The initiative legalizes marijuana use for persons over 21. Private stores, producers and processors are allowed to be licensed to sell marijuana and marijuana infused products. The Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) is tasked with regulating and taxing marijuana. Portions decriminalizing the possession of marijuana take effect...

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    DEA: Schedule of Controlled Substances

    by  • November 21, 2012 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    Schedule I Controlled Substances Substances in this schedule have no currently accepted medical use in the United States, a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision, and a high potential for abuse. Some examples of substances listed in Schedule I are: heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), marijuana (cannabis), peyote, methaqualone, and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine...

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    Office of Fiscal Management: WA I-502 Fiscal Impact

    by  • November 16, 2012 • Analysis and Studies, Official Reports • 1 Comment

    Fiscal Impact through Fiscal Year 2017 (executive summary) Initiative 502 would license and regulate marijuana production and distribution; tax marijuana sales; earmark marijuana-related revenues; and specifically prohibit driving under the influence of marijuana. The total fiscal impact on state and local government revenues, expenditures and costs is indeterminate due to the significant uncertainties related...

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    Gov. Gregoire’s Statement on Meeting with Federal Dept of Justice

    by  • November 15, 2012 • Official Reports • 0 Comments

    “Gov. Gregoire met with Deputy Attorney General Cole today to discuss implementation of Initiative 502 in Washington state. Following last Tuesday’s vote, we are following the will of the voters and moving ahead with implementation of the initiative. The governor asked the Department of Justice to clarify their position as many questions remain. In...

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