Washington state officials call a new state program “Joints for Jabs,” but a few wags have come up with another name: Poke and toke.
The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) this week approved a program to allow state-licensed marijuana retailers to “provide one joint to adult consumers who receive COVID-19 vaccination at an in-store vaccination clinic.”
State officials last week announced Washington has reached its goal of at least vaccinating 70% of adult residents, which Democratic Governor Jay Inslee says will allow the removal of most remaining COVID-19 restrictions.
But the program comes with a lot of rules.
Participating cannabis retailers may only provide a pre-roll joint, and no other product may be provided as part of this allowance.Any cannabis joint provided to a customer must be associated with an active vaccine clinic event at the retail location.Only one complimentary joint may be provided to a customer who receives a first or second COVID-19 vaccine dose at the event.Receipt of the complimentary joint must occur during