Medical Marijuana Providers Fear Effects Of Wider Legalization

WASHINGTON:  There should be, one might think, a note of triumph or at least quiet satisfaction in Muraco Kyashna-tocha’s voice. Her patient-based cooperative in north Seattle dispenses medical marijuana to treat seizures, sleeplessness and other maladies. And with the state gearing up to open its first stores selling legal marijuana for recreational use, the drug she has cultivated, provided to patients and used herself for years seems to be barreling toward the mainstream.

But her one-word summary of the outlook for medical marijuana is anything but sunny: “Disastrous,” she said, standing in her shop, Green Buddha, which she fears she will soon have to close. [Read more…]

Prescription for Compassion: Life's Rx Now Open in Renton, WA

WASHINGTON:  “It’s all about compassionate care,” Jason, co-owner of Renton, Washington’s newest dispensary tells MJNN.

“When Brian [my business partner] and I decided to open our holistic apothecary, we wanted to create a safe, comfortable, clean facility for patients to come and get the highest quality medicines,” he explained. “You will not see us offering Mediable Mondays and Tincture Tuesdays. We aspire to be the Nordstrom of  dispensaries.” [Read more…]

Prescription for Compassion: Life's Rx Now Open in Renton, WA

WASHINGTON:  “It’s all about compassionate care,” Jason, co-owner of Renton, Washington’s newest dispensary tells MJNN.

“When Brian [my business partner] and I decided to open our holistic apothecary, we wanted to create a safe, comfortable, clean facility for patients to come and get the highest quality medicines,” he explained. “You will not see us offering Mediable Mondays and Tincture Tuesdays. We aspire to be the Nordstrom of  dispensaries.” [Read more…]