Olympia’s First Legal Marijuana Retailer Will Open When Supplies Arrive

Green Lady Marijuana is ready to open this weekend as Olympia’s first recreational marijuana retailer.

WASHINGTON:  Green Lady Marijuana is ready to open this weekend as Olympia’s first recreational marijuana retailer. The only thing missing is the marijuana. The store was originally slated to open Friday (Aug. 15) at 3044 Pacific Avenue East, Suite B. However, Green Lady’s cannabis suppliers have encountered a few hiccups related to traceability software and Read the full article…

Reports Of Problems Vex Washington Pot Lottery

Entrepreneurs talk shop at Cannabis tech meetup.

WASHINGTON: Andrew Elliott is hoping to score one of the golden tickets of Washington’s legal marijuana industry: a license to sell pot, granted in part on a series of high-tech lotteries held this week. He almost didn’t get a shot. Just days before the lotteries began, the state’s Liquor Control Board informed him he had Read the full article…

Colorado Pot Businesses: We’re Going to Run Out of Weed

Those working to comply with regulations and open for recreational sales in 2014 say demand is going to quickly outstrip supply.

COLORADO: On New Year’s Day, some Colorado marijuana dispensaries are set to become the first in the nation to legally sell weed for recreational use. But it hasn’t been a ride on Easy Street. In addition to trying to clear the hoop maze of local and state licensing issues in time for Jan. 1, local potpreneurs Read the full article…

To Tax Or Not To Tax: Marijuana Election One Month Away

Pennsylvania passes medical marijuana bill.

COLORADO: Buy a pack of cigarettes, gamble in Black Hawk or have a pint in a bar and you’ll be paying a sin tax. Colorado voters in November will decide whether marijuana should be taxed similarly once it hits legal retail stores in January.

Recreational Marijuana Zoning Back At Everett City Council Wednesday

Beginning November 18th the State will begin accepting applications for those who want into the recreational marijuana business in Everett. The State will issue five licenses to sell marijuana within the city limits of Everett. There is no limit on the number of producer and processor licenses within Everett.

WASHINGTON:  Now that the State of Washington has refined its rules for growing, processing and selling recreational marijuana, the City of Everett is ready to move forward on the issue.

Boulder County Commissioners Impose Temporary Moratorium On Retail Marijuana License Applications

That Oct. 22 hearing and meeting also is expected to include consideration of what the appropriate length of time might be for any additional moratorium on retail marijuana establishments to give county officials a chance to study what regulations, fees and ballot measures might be needed to oversee retail marijuana establishments.

COLORADO: Boulder County commissioners Tuesday imposed a temporary 22-day moratorium on accepting applications from anyone seeking to engage in retail sales of recreational marijuana, or the growing of that marijuana, in unincorporated parts of the county.

Revised I-502 Rules Would Allow 10 Marijuana Retail Shops In Kitsap County

Jake Dimmock, co-owner of the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, waters medical marijuana plants in a grow room, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Seattle. Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops. Supporters of Initiative 502 say allowing recreational pot sales could make drug laws a little more reasonable, prevent thousands of arrests a year, and bring Washington hundreds of millions of dollars to help pay for schools, health care and basic government services.

WASHINGTON: Under revised rules proposed by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a maximum of 334 state-licensed retail outlets for recreational marijuana — including 10 in Kitsap County — would be allowed under implementation of Initiative 502. Other licensing restrictions would prevent large commercial interests from establishing monopoly control of the marijuana production, processing or retailing sectors.