WASHINGTON: Last week the Port of Seattle urged the Seattle City Council to pass marijuana zoning laws that would keep grow operations to 10,000 square feet or smaller in the Sodo neighborhood.
The council is considering three options: 10,000, 20,000, or 50,000 square feet. The council decided not to vote on the issue, instead pushing a decision back to late July at the earliest.
Today I spoke with port spokesman Jason Kelly about why officials think a booming marijuana industry could be harmful to industrial businesses in Sodo. Here’s what he said: