Clarkston, WA Canna4life Shop Invites Voters To Come Look At New Pot Shop

WASHINGTON: There’s a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana in Clarkston, but that didn’t stop Kelly Jackson from inviting people to check out the city’s first pot shop (Friday) today.
 
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Washington State Attorney Dresses Up As Jedi To Sue City For Banning Retail Marijuana Sales

WASHINGTON:  The power of the weed is strong with this one.

A Washington attorney dressed as a Jedi sued the city of Clarkston for banning retail marijuana sales, according to reports.

Rick Laws, wearing a white swath similar to Luke Skywalker in the “Star Wars movies,” filed the motion against the city and four councilmen who voted to implement the restriction on Halloween. He claims the city’s ban is unconstitutional because the state legalized recreational marijuana in 2012.

The Jedi also claimed the prohibition is in clear breach of what local voters want — after a poll saw 1,373 residents wanting to legalize the drug, versus 1,137 who didn’t.

 

Vail to extend temporary pot dispensary ban

COLORADO:  In a game of more wait-and-see, the Vail Town Council made the first of two steps Tuesday to extend a current temporary ban on recreational marijuana businesses.

The council is waiting to see what consequences, if any, arise in other towns that allow the businesses to operate since last November’s passing of Amendment 64. Voters in the state, including an overwhelming majority of voters in Eagle County, approved the amendment which made adult recreational marijuana use legal. Since then, however, the state has been trying to catch up to the passing of the amendment by writing the laws that will regulate marijuana businesses.  [Read more…]