- Published on Monday, 16 July 2012
- Written by Hilary Bricken
The March 2012 shut-downs of several prominent Bellingham cooperatives have underscored the ambiguities that plague Washington’s relationship with the medical cannabis industry. Any conscientious grower or provider knows that legal compliance is paramount to his or her business operation. However, in an industry beleaguered by new and often unclear federal, state, and city regulations, it is extremely difficult to ensure absolute legal protection.