Person Arrested After Police Discover Butane Hash Oil Lab At Puyallup Marijuana Shop

Now under a new state law, “gray market” marijuana providers must get state retail licenses or close their doors.

WASHINGTON:  Puyallup police officers made one arrest Tuesday after discovering a butane hash oil lab at Northwest Best marijuana shop. The lab was spotted by officers from the police department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit. The officers were at the business located in the 1100 block of River Road NW to serve a cease and desist Read the full article…

Puyallup Bans Recreational Pot Businesses, But Stops Short Of Including Medical Cannabis

The Puyallup City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to prohibit all recreational marijuana businesses but stops short of banning medical marijuana collectives.

WASHINGTON:  Puyallup has become one of the biggest cities in Pierce County to ban marijuana businesses. The Puyallup City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to prohibit all recreational marijuana producers, processors and retailers. But the council stopped short of banning medical marijuana shops and collective gardens after overwhelming opposition from patients. Mayor John Knutsen and council Read the full article…

Puyallup City Council Will Vote Tuesday On Proposed Ban On Marijuana Businesses

The Puyallup City Council plans to vote on a proposed ban on marijuana retailers, producers and processors Tuesday night.

WASHINGTON:  Puyallup leaders are finally set to act on regulations for retail marijuana businesses this week after months considering the city’s options. The Puyallup City Council plans to vote on a proposed ban on marijuana retailers, producers and processors at its regular meeting Tuesday night. Puyallup is the largest city in Pierce County that has Read the full article…

Pierce County Gets Its First Retail Cannabis Store — But It’s Not Pot

With neither fanfare nor protest, retail cannabis came to unincorporated Pierce County on Friday with the opening of The Ultimate Cure in Summit.

WASHINGTON:  With neither fanfare nor protest, retail cannabis came to unincorporated Pierce County on Friday with the opening of The Ultimate Cure in Summit. That’s cannabis, not marijuana. Angel Swanson, one of the owners of the enterprise at 5324 84th St. E., said the products she sells contain less than 0.3 percent of THC, the Read the full article…

Puyallup Police Get Educated On New Frontier Of Drug Labs

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON: When an unexpected THC/hash oil drug lab explosion occurred in the 1500 block of Shaw Road on May 20, the Puyallup Police Department and Central Pierce Fire and Rescue responded not wholly knowing what to expect. “We never have had anything like this before,” said Captain Scott Engle, spokesperson for the police department. “This is Read the full article…