As Pierce County Says NO To Marijuana Businesses, Tacoma City Council Discuss How To Welcome More

Emerald Leaves, a retail marijuana store located at 2702 6th Ave, Tacoma.

MJNN EXCLUSIVE REPORT By Aaron Ball WASHINGTON: Just hours after Pierce County residents voted No on 1 – a measure that would have allowed legal marijuana production and sales in the unincorporated county — the Tacoma City Council convened to reconsider its cannabis policy.  The Council held a public hearing Tuesday evening to receive input about recommended amendments Read the full article…

Lawsuit: Marijuana Shop Says Neighbors Complaining Of Odor Was Phony Reason For Eviction Notice

Closed due to "numerous tenant complaints" about "an objectionable odor of marijuana" emitting from the business.

OREGON: A business that claims to be Portland‘s oldest marijuana dispensary is asking a judge to stop its property management company from evicting it based on what it calls phony reasons — including that neighbors have complained of the odor of pot. Brothers Cannabis Club at Southeast 36th Avenue and Division Street filed court papers Read the full article…

Portland City Council Votes Down ‘Green Light’ Marijuana District

Commissioner Dan Saltzman introduced the amendment. He believes a concentration of pot businesses in the central city including downtown, the Lloyd District and South Waterfront would attract tourists.

OREGON: The Portland City Council voted down the “Green Light District,” deciding against easing restrictions on marijuana sales in the central downtown area by lifting a 1,000-foot buffer between pot businesses. Mayor Charlie Hales said the idea could be brought up at a later time. Commissioner Dan Saltzman introduced the amendment. He believes a concentration of pot businesses Read the full article…

Islandia NY Bans Medical Marijuana Sales

Islandia Mayor Allan Dorman said he believes medical marijuana should only be distributed by doctors, not in stores.

NEW YORK: The village of Islandia is not one of the locations being mentioned as a site for any of the state’s 20 approved medical marijuana dispensaries, but that didn’t stop its Board of Trustees from passing a law anyway making the sale of pot there illegal. Some residents praised the pre-emptive rejection. “It could destroy your Read the full article…