PDFRCW 69.50.465

Conducting or maintaining cannabis clubPenalty.

(1) It is unlawful for any person to conduct or maintain a cannabis club by himself or herself or by associating with others, or in any manner aid, assist, or abet in conducting or maintaining a cannabis club.
(2) It is unlawful for any person to conduct or maintain a public place where cannabis is held or stored, except as provided for a licensee under this chapter, or consumption of cannabis is permitted.
(3) Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class C felony punishable under chapter 9A.20 RCW.
(4) The following definitions apply throughout this section unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(a) "Cannabis club" means a club, association, or other business, for profit or otherwise, that conducts or maintains a premises for the primary or incidental purpose of providing a location where members or other persons may keep or consume cannabis on the premises.
(b) "Public place" means, in addition to the definition provided in RCW 66.04.010, any place to which admission is charged or for which any pecuniary gain is realized by the owner or operator of such place.
[ 2022 c 16 § 96; 2015 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 1401.]


IntentFinding2022 c 16: See note following RCW 69.50.101.
FindingsIntentEffective dates2015 2nd sp.s. c 4: See notes following RCW 69.50.334.