Jun 8, 2021 - Health

Washington state announces free marijuana joint for COVID vaccine incentive

A sign directs patients at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on the University of Washington campus on May 18

Photo: David Ryder/Getty Images

Washington state marijuana retailers can now offer adult consumers a free joint if they get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the store.

The big picture: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced Monday it was providing a "temporary allowance" to state-licensed cannabis retailers through July 12 for the incentive.

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