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A Washington state bill to allow interstate marijuana trade officially heads to the governor’s desk

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A bill to allow interstate marijuana trade in Washington state is officially heading to the governor’s desk.

the The House of Representatives approved legislation passed by the Senate from Senator Ann Rivers (R) on Wednesday, but members adopted a minor amendment that would require the approval of the corresponding House.

It happened on Friday, which means that invoice He is now on his way to Governor Jay Inslee (DEM) for his autograph.

This action would allow the governor to enter into an agreement with other cannabis-legal states, pending a federal policy change to “allow interstate transportation of cannabis” or a federal Justice Department opinion that “allows or tolerates” marijuana trade across state lines.

If Inslee signs the proposal into law, it would mean that all three coastal states in the West would be in a position to import and export cannabis. Oregon It was the first country to take this step in 2019, California followed last year.

The Washington bill says that if either of the two federal requirements are met, state regulators would be required to provide written notice of the policy change, in addition to any “state legal changes necessary to allow the sale, delivery, and receipt of cannabis” from out-of-state businesses.

Under California policy,

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