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

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…

Let The Real Work Of Reconciling Medical And Recreational Pot In Tacoma Begin

WASHINGTON:  Tacoma City Council members got what they wanted on Tuesday. Now the question is: What next? When the state Senate and House signed off on legislation that – pending Gov. Jay Inslee’s expected signature – will rein in Washington’s wild west medical marijuana market this week, it was not just a long time coming. Read the full article…

Medical Pot Patients Urge Tacoma Council To Keep Marijuana Shops Open

WASHINGTON:  On Tuesday nearly 100 others urged the City Council to keep medical marijuana available rather than shutting down so-called dispensaries, as it promised to do in December. Terminal cancer patients, disabled veterans and others with chronic pain and illnesses made their way through the standing-room-only crowd to the lectern. Many said medical marijuana saved Read the full article…