Vancouver WA Pot Shops Report Traffic Dips After Oregon Sales Launch

Main Street Marijuana, the largest retail store in Washington, dropped its sales prices by 25 percent a few days prior to Oct. 1 in hopes of luring Portlanders over the border.

By Sue Vorenberg WASHINGTON: Pot shops in Vancouver, Washington, reported weekend traffic dips of 10 to 20 percent after the launch of Oregon’s early start recreational cannabis sales on Oct. 1, 2015. Stores in the city, including two of the three largest pot shops in Washington, have been heavily dependent on Portland consumers, who frequently crossed Read the full article…

The Walt Whitman Of Weed

Organic farmer, medical marijuana activist and author Farmer Tom greets us with a big bear hug like a beatific Walt Whitman of Weed in a great bushy white beard, cap and black Hawaiian shirt.

WASHINGTON:  “Farmer Tom” Lauerman has invited us to tour his five acres of freedom, the “Garden of the Green Sun” – an organic vegetable and marijuana farm in Vancouver, WA. Farmer, medical marijuana activist and author, Farmer Tom greets us with a big bear hug like a beatific Walt Whitman of Weed in a great bushy white 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…