Washington Governor Signs Bill to Protect Employees from Drug Testing for THC
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5123 to protect employees from pre-employment drug testing for cannabis in most situations.
May 16, 2023
Washington Governor Signs Bill Expanding Social Equity Licenses
The measure allows for 52 more cannabis retailers between 2024 and 2032 in Washington.
May 5, 2023
Washington State Psilocybin Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
After amendments were enacted by the House and Senate, a psilocybin bill heads to the desk of Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee.
April 19, 2023
Washington Bill Would Ban Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Cannabis
Senate Bill 5123 would ban most pre-employment drug testing for cannabis in the state of Washington.
April 3, 2023
Washington Social Equity Application Nears Deadline
Washington state applicants have until March 30.
March 15, 2023
Washington Senate Passes Bill Banning Hiring Discrimination for Pot Use
The Washington state Senate has passed a bill that prevents employers from denying employment based on a positive drug test for weed.
February 24, 2023
Washington Lawmakers Propose Raising Taxes on Higher Potency Weed
The bill would tax cannabis based on THC percentage in Washington state.
February 10, 2023
Washington State Announces Social Equity Applications for March 1
After three years since Washington enacted a social equity program, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is finally ready to open up applications.
January 23, 2023
Fentanyl Crisis Behind Record Homeless Death Toll in Seattle
More people experiencing homelessness died of fentanyl overdoses in Seattle, Washington than ever before.
January 18, 2023
Yearly Cannabis Sales in Washington State Decline by $120 Million
Regulated cannabis sales dropped by about $120 million compared to a year ago, according to a report from market data analyst Headset.
December 20, 2022