Blaine WA City Council Approves Rules For Recreational Pot Businesses

Because Blaine is a northern-border town, discussions in the run-up to the City Council approval focused on complications given that marijuana is still classified as an illegal drug under federal law.

WASHINGTON:  The City Council has set rules for marijuana growers, processors and retailers who want to do business in Blaine in keeping with Washington state’s legalization of pot for recreational use. “It’s fairly straightforward in following state law. It reinforces the state standards as local standards,” said Michael Jones, community development director for Blaine. The Read the full article…

Budding Retailers Crowd Seattle Seminar On Setting Up Pot Shops

Mercedes McNight, CannaMLS.com, and Life's RX founders Jason Gardiner and Brian Rose compare notes at the 502 Applicants Workshop.

WASHINGTON: Sean Kearney, owner of an online sex-toy business, said he was late to the dot-com boom and doesn’t want to miss out on the next wave as Washington state sets the rules for retail marijuana sales to recreational users. Kearney, who plans to apply for a license to open a pot shop at his warehouse, Read the full article…

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.

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.