Washington bill increases age to buy ‘dangerous’ cannabis products

Source: KOIN 06 News

Jan 23, 2024 | Policy and Regulation

A bill introduced in the Washington state legislature aims to limit high potency cannabis products amid concerns of increasing potency and risks posed to younger people using the products. The bipartisan bill would increase the age limit to buy high-potency cannabis products to 25 — which lawmakers say is “consistent with science about brain development.” Additionally, the bill would develop interventions in healthcare settings for people at risk of adverse impacts from the products, and would enact recurring funding for the Department of Health to produce public health messages about the harms associated with high-potency products.  Read the article here.

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