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Legal Pot Prompts A Question: What About Hash?

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SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state's new legal pot law is prompting a conversation about the place of hash and other potent, concentrated marijuana products in the industry.
    
The law doesn't allow the sale of pure hash or hash oil at state-licensed stores. But state regulators have issued draft rules saying the products can be sold - as long as they're mixed with something else, such as brownies, sodas or even a tiny drop of glycerin.
    
Substance abuse prevention experts say the way the state is interpreting the law will allow people to buy up to 16 ounces of almost-pure hash oil in solid form or 72 ounces in liquid form - vastly more than customers need for personal use.
    
Alison Holcomb, the Seattle lawyer who led the legal-pot campaign, says the Legislature might want to put new limits on sales of concentrated marijuana before the stores open next year.


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