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What is an I-502 license?

What is an I-502 license?

In addition to allowing marijuana possession and use, I-502 allows adults 21 and older to purchase up to an ounce of marijuana, 16 ounces of marijuana-infused products in edible form, and 72ounces of marijuana products in liquid form from licensed marijuana retailers.

What is the 502 industry?

The historic passage of Initiative 502 provides for the legal production, processing, retailing, and consumption of marijuana for adults over the age of 21.

Is Hash legal in Washington state?

The first recreational cannabis stores in Washington opened to the public on July 8, 2014. The possession for cannabis extractions for recreational use is 7 grams in Washington. However, the allowed limit of any hashish for medical use is 21 grams.

When was 502 passed?

It was approved by popular vote on November 6, and took effect over the course of a year, beginning with certification no later than December 6, 2012. Along with a similar Colorado measure, Initiative 502 was credited for encouraging voter turnout of 81%, the highest in the nation.

How much is a 502 license in Washington state?

Q: How much does a license cost? A: I-502 establishes a license application fee at $250 and a $1,000 renewal fee for each of the three licenses; marijuana producer, marijuana processor and marijuana retailer.

How do I get a grower’s license in Washington state?

You have to be at least 21 years old and have been a Washington resident for at least 6 months. Business entities (like LLCs and corporations) can also hold licenses, but the entity must have been formed in Washington and all members in the business must have been residents for at least 6 months.

How many dispensaries are in WA?

It boasts 660 dispensaries statewide. That’s despite the state’s 17% excise tax on retail cannabis sales or the second-highest in the country next to Washington’s, which stands at 37%.

Can a felon work at a dispensary in Washington?

Cannabis has also been made legal in other west coast states like Nevada, Oregon, and Washington – however those states still restrict felonies from working in the cannabis industry. However, many states that have legalized marijuana also offer the opportunity for convicts to expunge their records.

How long does an MIP stay on your record in Washington state?

(Minor in Possession / Consumption). If a person is convicted of M.I.P., the offense can be vacated off a person’s record in 3 years. However, it is best to keep the charge off a person’s record from the start of the court case.

How easy is it to get a medical card in Washington?

It’s a simple process to obtain a medical marijuana card if you live in Washington. All you have to do is get a clinician to evaluate you to determine whether you meet the medical criteria. If you do, take the authorization the clinician gives you to a marijuana retail store.

Do you need a medical card in Washington?

Note: Patients between age 18-20 will be required to register and have a medical marijuana card to be allowed to purchase products from a medically-endorsed store. An adult patient (age 18 and older) may complete a revocation request form: mail the completed and notarized document to the address listed on the form.

Can a felon be a Budtender Washington State?

Where can I find information on Initiative 502?

Educational materials are available at The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) as the Single State Authority for substance abuse and mental health, is well positioned to meet the requirements and intent of I-502 as it pertains to DSHS.

What does I-502 do for substance use disorder?

I-502 instructs DBHR to implement and maintain programs and practices aimed at preventing or reducing maladaptive substance use, substance-use disorders, and substance dependence. These programs and practices will be evidence-based (85%) with the remaining 15% being research-based or a promising practice.

What was dbhr required to do under I-502?

DBHR is required under I-502 to design and administer the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey (HYS), analyze the collected data, and produce reports. The information from the HYS can be used to identify trends in substance abuse over time.

Who is responsible for implementing Section 28 of I-502?

DBHR is responsible for developing a plan to implement Section 28 of I-502, which includes the following components: DBHR is required under I-502 to design and administer the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey (HYS), analyze the collected data, and produce reports.