SPOKANE — Lab-created cannabis products made from hemp that have been surging in popularity are banned in Washington, a policy statement issued Wednesday by the state's regulatory body said.

The initial response from the state's Liquor and Cannabis Board to a question that has spread nationally over the past few months is merely advisory, regulators said, and is a precursor to a larger discussion about whether federal drug law applies to compounds derived from hemp.



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