Those Medical-pot Operators Believe The State’s Multiple Delivery Options Will Invite Additional Scrutiny And Perhaps Intervention By Federal Authorities.

According to the State House News Service, in a message to its supporters, the alliance urged the state to postpone the opening of retail marijuana outlets pending a thorough review of the commission’s policies. Medical marijuana dispensary owners, many of whom will likely enter the legalized-pot industry, also present valid arguments. They point out that states that allow recreational marijuana limit its sale to brick-and-mortar stores. But the state’s Cannabis Control Commission has proposed that http://www.washingtonmedicalmarijuana.biz pot also be sold through licensed delivery services, at cannabis “bars,” and even at yoga studios, movie theaters and restaurants. Those medical-pot operators believe the state’s multiple delivery options will invite additional scrutiny and perhaps intervention by federal authorities. Andrew Lelling, a former federal prosecutor who’s now U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, has indicated he hasn’t ruled out bringing cases against state-licensed marijuana operations. Legalized pot supporters will say medical marijuana owners want to limit the competition, which is true. However, they do make a compelling argument. And if the concerns raised by these two groups and others lead to a rewrite of the commission’s policies, then so be it.

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