A spokesperson for Kloba said that she had sponsored this bill because she felt it was the right thing to do.
House Bill 1019 would have authorized adults age 21 and over to maintain up to six personal plants on the premises of their housing unit, with certain limitations on production and possession.
Legislation authorizing personal cannabis cultivation may be taken up again in 2022 or reintroduced in next biennium
54% of Bellingham housing units were renter-occupied in 2015, according to the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates for Bellingham housing.
This year, the Washington State Legislature aimed to allow residents to grow their own recreational cannabis. Growing cannabis still remains a federal offense and is restricted to medical card-holding patients and licensed producers throughout the state.
Frustrated that you have to stop by our Spokane dispensary, Bellingham pot shop, or other stores to pick up your goods? If you know you have a green thumb and wish you could cultivate marijuana, you’re not alone. In fact, there’s a growing push to allow adults over 21 to grow their own cannabis in Washington. Until then, you’ll have to stick to buying weed at a dispensary.
Why can’t I grow weed in Washington? What are the consequences?
House Bill 1019, “Allowing residential marijuana agriculture” was proposed in early 2021, only to be dropped in February. Legislators explained that it was not a high-priority topic when they were busy focusing on COVID-19 economic relief, racial equity, and climate change.
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So who are the exceptions? Medical marijuana consumers and licensed cultivators can grow cannabis in Washington state.