Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes Warns: Not Enough Retail Pot Shops

Twenty-one retail marijuana outlets likely won’t be enough to meet Seattle’s demand for now-legal, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana,  Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes says in a letter to the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

WASHINGTON: Twenty-one retail marijuana outlets likely won’t be enough to meet Seattle’s demand for now-legal, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana,  Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes says in a letter to the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

Boulder County Commissioners Impose Temporary Moratorium On Retail Marijuana License Applications

That Oct. 22 hearing and meeting also is expected to include consideration of what the appropriate length of time might be for any additional moratorium on retail marijuana establishments to give county officials a chance to study what regulations, fees and ballot measures might be needed to oversee retail marijuana establishments.

COLORADO: Boulder County commissioners Tuesday imposed a temporary 22-day moratorium on accepting applications from anyone seeking to engage in retail sales of recreational marijuana, or the growing of that marijuana, in unincorporated parts of the county.

Joint Venture

If all goes according to plan, the Washington State Liquor Control Board will begin accepting license applications from pot retailers, growers and processors this month

WASHINGTON: Jim Willett has never smoked pot. His teenage sons think he’s a square. A former Navy pilot, he spent a year doing drug interdiction flights along the Washington coast, checking for ships carrying bales of marijuana. For the graying retiree, voting against the state’s legalization of recreational weed (Initiative 502) was pretty much a given. 

Hempfest: Thousands Attend Opening of Three-Day Marijuana Festival In Seattle Park

An American flag flies atop the stage at the first day of Hempfest.

WASHINGTON: Thousands streamed into a Seattle waterfront park Friday for the opening of a three-day marijuana festival — an event that is part party, part protest and part victory celebration after the legalization of pot in Washington and Colorado last fall.