The Green Earth Farmacie Los Angeles Opens To Recreational Cannabis Consumers

The Green Earth Farmacie is Now Open for Adult Use Recreational Cannabis Sales in Los Angeles, California

CALIFORNIA:  The Green Earth Farmacie, leading cannabis dispensary specialists, announced they are now open for adult use recreational customers. The Green Earth Farmacie is one of the first dispensaries in Los Angeles to officially open their doors to the general public. To participate, customers must be adults 21 years and over, with a valid ID Read the full article…

Tacoma’s First Retail Marijuana Store Will Open Friday In Nalley Valley

City of Destiny marijuana smokers who have been patiently waiting for retail pot sales in their own hometown may now exhale.

WASHINGTON:  Tacoma, this bud’s for you. Finally.  City of Destiny marijuana smokers who have been patiently waiting for retail pot sales in their own hometown may now exhale. Executive Director Don Muridan confirmed Wednesday that Rainier on Pine, at 3111 S. Pine St. on the edge of Nalley Valley, will open its doors Friday at Read the full article…

Legal Lacey: Retail Access Takes Root In Washington.

"Uh, hello I'm Bailey Hirschburg with the local chapter of NORML, we campaigned hard for I-502, and we just wanted to thank you for taking the chance and starting a store in our town. Oh, and we got you these marijuana cufflinks and pin." Chad's face, at first kind of scared when I just started talking, relaxed as he took the items from me. "Now, no more delays, lets get this place open!"

By Bailey Hirschburg The opening of Thurston County’s first cannabis retailer puts legal access one town over from the state capitol of Olympia. As many as 500 people showed up over 420 Carpenter’s first day, some before 8 a.m. The press was minimal, there was no ribbon cutting, only an introduction by the licensee, events Read the full article…

Still-Divided Washington Readies For Start Of Recreational Marijuana Sales

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WASHINGTON: John Larson, a recently retired high school science and math teacher, hopes to be in the first wave of legal recreational marijuana salespeople opening shop here in Washington State this week. Mr. Larson, 67, who was talked into the venture by his children, said he had never tried marijuana, and, in fact, voted against legalizing Read the full article…

Get Ready To Buy Legal Marijuana

Go to Bellingham and you’ll have a shot at buying a joint, blunt and a gram or three at 8 a.m., said Tom Beckley, owner of Top Shelf Cannabis, also expected to be among the first weed shops to open Tuesday.

WASHINGTON: Need joints, blunts or grams? Sales at marijuana stores in Washington could begin Tuesday as early as 8 a.m. in Bellingham and noon in Seattle, at prices that may be lower than anticipated. The first two-gram package of legal marijuana will be sold in Seattle at noon on Tuesday, says James Lathrop, owner of Cannabis Read the full article…

To Keep Business Growing, Vendors Rebrand Pot’s Stoner Image

Alison Ledden, marketing director for The Farm, a recreational marijuana store in Boulder, Colo., says some customers come in thinking they're at a specialty grocer, not a marijuana store.

COLORADO:  From the outside, Jan Cole’s recreational marijuana store in Boulder, Colo., just feels welcoming. Big glass windows let in natural light, and the walls are painted in soothing earth tones. Cole used her background in spa management to build a “warm and inviting” pot shop that puts customers at ease. In fact, the store’s Read the full article…

Chelan County Ends Moratorium On Pot Businesses

"We decided it was more important to do it right than to do it fast," Stephen Gutwillig, the Drug Policy Alliance's deputy executive director, said Tuesday. "We ultimately came quite close but just decided we didn't have enough of the pieces in place right now."

WASHINGTON:  Commissioners on Tuesday ended a moratorium on marijuana growing, processing and retail businesses under the voter-approved Initiative 502. The moratorium’s end puts state-sanctioned marijuana businesses on the same footing with any other agricultural or retail product in unincorporated Chelan County, commissioners said. These businesses can locate anywhere in unincorporated Chelan County as long as Read the full article…

Chelan County Ends Moratorium On Pot Businesses

"We decided it was more important to do it right than to do it fast," Stephen Gutwillig, the Drug Policy Alliance's deputy executive director, said Tuesday. "We ultimately came quite close but just decided we didn't have enough of the pieces in place right now."

WASHINGTON:  Commissioners on Tuesday ended a moratorium on marijuana growing, processing and retail businesses under the voter-approved Initiative 502. The moratorium’s end puts state-sanctioned marijuana businesses on the same footing with any other agricultural or retail product in unincorporated Chelan County, commissioners said. These businesses can locate anywhere in unincorporated Chelan County as long as Read the full article…

Here's How Many Pot Shops Will Open In Denver After Weed Is Legal

Marijuana retailers will offer deep discounts for cannabis products like pipes and vaporizers on "Green Friday."

COLORADO:  As few as five to ten Denver-area pot shops may be allowed to start selling recreational weed when Colorado’s landmark law goes into effect on January 1, despite more than 100 businesses waiting for approval from the city. Dispensary owners say they’re facing delays that could prevent a vast majority of shops from being able to Read the full article…

And So It Begins…A Legal Marijuana Industry Is Born

Some of Seattle’s Leading MJ Brand – including Cannabis Basics, Sativa Valley, Wicked Wicks, Ettalew’s, Kush Creams, Evergreen Herbal, Vita Verde, Have a Heart, Fweedom, Patient2Patient and Hempfest Central.

Today’s the day Washington State takes applications for legalized, for profit, marijuana businesses. It seems like only yesterday I was closing the blinds, hiding my pot smoking-turned-growing bud business. We didn’t even dare mention the word Pot in any cell phone conversation. “Can I get some ‘salad’?’” my friends would ask.  Now its “I want Read the full article…