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Commission says "no" to marijuana on tour buses

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SPOKANE, Wash - The Washington state Utilities and Transportation Commission recently issued a memo to tour bus companies saying "no marijuana on the bus". 

Transportation and safety regulators told state charter and excursion bus operators that consumption or use of marijuana products on their buses or chartered vehicles are "prohibited by state law". The UTC says it issued the memo because "several" transportation companies filed permits to provide marijuana themed tour services.

The memo went on to say that tour buses and its driver and passengers are considered to be in public view. Washington state law prohibits marijuana consumption in public view which has mainly been considered public parks, public streets public bars and buildings. The UTC says charter license holders are at risk of losing their license if they don't comply.

To read a fully copy of the memo, click here.

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