In April 2015, Senator Nelson and his delegation met with Governor Inslee’s Policy team, Liquor Control Board, Law Enforcement, Office of Financial Management, Department of Health and Senator Ann Rivers-who sponsored and passed legislation in Washington State for the regulation of Medical Cannabis.

"Let's not be left behind!!! Real economics is knocking at our door."

The remainder of the expedition consisted of meetings with and tours of facilities ranging from dispensaries/pharmacies, store fronts, farms, testing labs, extraction labs and companies that create the machinery for the industry.