MJ Research Report: Washington State 2015 Legal Pot Sales Outlook: $350M To $495M

By Joe Armes Washington: 2014 was a groundbreaking year for legal recreational cannabis in Washington State.  The year was about setting the groundwork for the future with opening of the first recreational cannabis businesses and establishing a steady supply for the market. While the Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) won’t have the complete December Read the full article…

MJ Research Report: Washington Hits First $1M Day for Legal, Recreational Cannabis Sales

By Joe Armes WASHINGTON: On Wednesday, November 26th the state of Washington achieved a milestone the industry has been anticipating for months; the first time single-day recreational cannabis transactions (producer, processor and retail sales) broke the one million dollar barrier.  Given this milestone was achieved with 75 retail stores in operation, we can anticipate that Read the full article…

Dollars & Sense: Washington Liquor Control Board Canna Insurance Requirements

By Paul Pukis WASHINGTON: With all the excitement of starting your recreational marijuana business and the mounds of paperwork to complete, for I-502 licensees readying for market, little details about mundane topics like insurance may get overlooked.  The bad thing about overlooking any of the required details, is that you risk your application falling to the Read the full article…

Snohomish County Planning Commission Hearing Set For Nov 18th

Jamie Curtismith                           Shawn DeNaecurtismith@hotmail.com             Shawndenae11@gmail.com This is a reminder that the Snohomish County Planning Commission will be given a marijuana briefing on November 18, 2014 (5:30pm-2nd floor of 3000 Rockefeller Ave in Everett). They will discuss council’s draft proposal, Motion No. 14-318 and Read the full article…

Evergreen Herbal’s Marco Hoffman VIP Presenter At MJBA Job Fair

WASHINGTON:  The cannabis industry is on fire, pun intended, and with it comes employment opportunities for everyone from cannabis connoisseur to novice.  This Saturday’s MJBA Job Fair is a one-stop shop for those seeking employment in the growing industry.  Evergreen Herbal, a premier Washington based medibles and smokeless alternatives producer, is looking to fill three positions Read the full article…

First Month Of Pot Sales Garnered Washington $1 Million In Taxes

WASHINGTON:  Despite supply shortages and slower-than-expected retail expansion, Washington’s fledgling marijuana market generated more than $1 million in sales and excise taxes in its first month. That’s less than half what Colorado took in during its first month of legalized recreational sales, but Washington officials say collections are expected to continue growing as more licensed facilities Read the full article…

Officially history: First Marijuana Bought In Seattle Donated To MOHAI

WASHINGTON: When the curator at MOHAI put on purple latex gloves to handle the marijuana and other paraphernalia surrounding the first sale of legal weed in Seattle, that marked the last time anyone would handle these object with bare hands because they are the artifacts of history and will be preserved in perpetuity. The state-licensed marijuana Read the full article…

Seattle’s Cannabis City Grand Re-Opening July 25th

WASHINGTON:  Cannabis City would like to invite you to join us for our grand re-opening, Friday, July 25th. We have received more product and are eager to once again supply customers with quality cannabis. We are asking for your help to spread the word with your friends and family to come down and participate in Read the full article…

Washington’s Legal Marijuana Industry Open For Business

WASHINGTON: More than a year and a half since voters in Washington overwhelmingly voted for the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults, retail stores in the Evergreen State will finally open for business on Tuesday, July 8. Around two dozen venues around the state are expected to open their doors — a fraction of the 334 Read the full article…

Spokane WA First Retail Marijuana Shop To Open July 1

WASHINGTON:  The manager at Kouchlock Productions confirmed Wednesday that the first retail marijuana store in Spokane will open July 1. The manager added that the store, located at Francis and Napa next to Kouchlock Productions, should have all inspections done by the end of June. The Washington State Liquor Control Board issued the state’s first Read the full article…