Washington LCB To Increase Number Of Retail Marijuana Stores Following Analysis Of Marketplace

“The legislation will further concentrate retail marijuana stores in low income and working class neighborhoods, and, more often than not, minority neighborhoods.”

WASHINGTON: Following an analysis of the entire marijuana marketplace in Washington State, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today heard a recommendation from staff to increase the number of retail marijuana stores from the current cap of 334 to a new cap of 556. The methodology for the cap will be part of Read the full article…

New Pot Sales Figures Show Staggering Growth Continues

Washington's legal cannabis market is growing steadily

WASHINGTON: Looking at Washington’s most recent recreational marijuana sales data, it’s easy to see how the young industry could become a multibillion moneymaker for the country if legalization continues to spread. Last fiscal year, Washington’s budding legal pot market made more than $259.7 million in sales, while raising some $64.9 million in tax revenue for the state. But Read the full article…

Marijuana Regulations Up For Discussion Before Thurston County Commissioners

“I can say I think it’s working pretty well, and for that reason we are not planning on making any changes,” Kain said.

WASHINGTON: Thurston County residents will once again debate whether to extend recreational marijuana regulations that have been in place since November 2013. The discussion will take place Tuesday at a public hearing held by the Thurston County Board of Commissioners. The hearing will start at 5:30 p.m. in Room 280 of the Thurston County Courthouse, Read the full article…

Redmond City Council Hosts Public Hearing On Legal Marijuana Zoning

The City of Redmond City Council will hold a Public Hearing in the Council Chambers, 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, Washington on June 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. on rules and regulations relating to marijuana that are in conflict with federal law; and to terminate current interim land use regulations governing the location and operation of marijuana and marijuana-related uses within the City.

WASHINGTON: The City of Redmond City Council will hold a Public Hearing in the Council Chambers, 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, Washington on June 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. on rules and regulations relating to marijuana that are in conflict with federal law; and to terminate current interim land use regulations governing the location and operation of marijuana and Read the full article…