WA Liquor Control Board Approves Lottery Process for Retail Marijuana Stores

"Fear of stigma seems to be slowly giving way to larger business concerns."

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor Control Board has approved staff’s recommendation for a lottery that will select the apparent successful applicants for marijuana retail licenses. The independent, double-blind process will take place April 21-25, 2014, and will produce an ordered list of applicants that the agency will use to continue its retail licensing process. The Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Shop In Ballard Closing Because Of New Rules Under I-502

Green Ambrosia, under the new rule, is too close too an elementary school.

WASHINGTON:  Green Ambrosia, the medical marijuana store in Ballard, is closing down this weekend because, the owner said, it would be in violation of the state rules set up for the sale of recreational pot stores. Green Ambrosia owner Dante Jones said his shop would be in violation of the I-502 regulatory system so, instead Read the full article…