Senator ends effort to reform medical marijuana law

36th District Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D), issued the following statement today regarding her efforts to reform Washington’s medical marijuana law. “Regretfully, I have decided not to pursue further attempts this year to strengthen our state’s voter-approved medical marijuana law. “My efforts to make improvements to existing law were motivated by the need to provide qualifying […]

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Ballard state senator spearheads medical marijuana bill

A bill to clarify the rules surrounding medical marijuana is being forwarded to Governor Gregoire. 36th District Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D) introduced Senate Bill 5073 with Sen. Jerome Delvin (R-Richland). “This is huge step forward in ensuring that qualifying patients have safe, consistent and reliable access to their medicine,” Kohl-Welles said. “Currently, unless patients grow […]

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Sen. Kohl-Welles spearheads expanded medical marijuana law

Governor Gregoire has signed into law a bill spearheaded by 36th District Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D-Seattle). The new law grants Washingtonians with terminal or debilitating medical conditions improved access to medical marijuana. “With this bill we honor our state’s commitment to relieving some pain and suffering for thousands of Washingtonians,” said Kohl-Welles, the primary sponsor […]

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