Washington Bill Looks to Ban Marijuana Concentrates

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There is no doubt about it, lawmakers are always trying to find new ways to spoil the fun we’re all supposed to be having out here in the big, bad world. And Washington state is certainly no exception.

Some of the suits in Olympia are now so convinced that high-powered marijuana is contributing to a wicked increase in psychotic behavior that they are now pushing to outlaw most of the cannabis concentrates presently sold in dispensaries statewide. It’s an attempt to establish a prohibition 2.0 in a place where weed has been legal for the past six years. Lawmakers just can’t let go of the leash, which some believe will cause a savage uprising in illegal shenanigans that could, in turn, bring about much darker days than the ones they are trying to get away from.

A slew of lawmakers recently banded together to introduce legislation in the House intended to cripple Washington’s concentrates sector. The bill (House Bill 2546) is designed to put the kibosh on all sorts of concentrate products from vape cartridges to dabs, replacing them with a variety of offerings that can only be described as THC-light. Indeed, lawmakers are hell-bent on preventing anyone from stepping inside a dispensary and purchasing extracts packed with more than 10% THC.

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