Washington state set to release draft rules for pot industry

Washington state set to release draft rules for pot industry

SEATTLE (AP)— They’ve spent nearly eight months visiting marijuana grow houses, studying the science of getting high and earning nicknames like “the queen of weed.” Now, officials in Washington are taking their first stab at setting rules for the state’s new legal weed industry. The state is releasing preliminary draft rules this afternoon, possibly covering an array of topics ranging from how pot should be grown, labeled and tested for quality assurance to what types of security should be required at state-licensed pot businesses.

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