'Joints for Jabs': Free marijuana for vaccinated adults in Washington state

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As portion of Washington authorities Liquor and Cannabis Board's "Joints for Jabs" program, licensed marijuana outlets tin springiness distant a azygous pre-rolled associated to anyone implicit 21 who gets a vaccine changeable by July 12.

File photograph  of a vaccination centre astatine  Lumen Field Event Center successful  Seattle, Washington

File photograph of a vaccination centre astatine Lumen Field Event Center successful Seattle, Washington (Photo Credits: Reuters)

Licensed marijuana stores successful Washington authorities tin connection escaped joints to beforehand on-site Covid-19 vaccine clinics, officials said Monday.

The authorities Liquor and Cannabis Board is calling the effort the "Joints for Jabs" program. The committee says licensed adult-use marijuana retail shops tin springiness distant a azygous pre-rolled associated to anyone implicit 21 who gets a changeable astatine an on-site vaccine session held by July 12.

The committee has already allowed breweries, wineries and restaurants to connection free drinks successful speech for impervious of vaccination - though alcohol-serving establishments person not had to big a session on-site to springiness retired product.

Other incentives being offered successful Washington see escaped sports tickets and prize wealth of up to $1 million.

The thought is to transportation much radical to go vaccinated, helping to power the deadly microorganism and helping Washington to afloat reopen much quickly. Governor Jay Inslee intends to assistance each Covid-related restrictions astatine the extremity of the period oregon erstwhile 70 per cent of those implicit 16 person received astatine slightest their archetypal vaccine dose, whichever comes first.

The committee said the marijuana stores indispensable bargain immoderate joints they mean to springiness distant from licensed producers oregon processors and they indispensable support records of immoderate merchandise fixed away.

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