Stories tagged: pot licenses
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Pot harder for kids to buy than booze, even as prices fall
Washington’s licensed marijuana stores have a better record of rejecting underage buyers than stores that sell liquor or cigarettes.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
State could get 222 more pot stores
OLYMPIA — Washington will likely increase the number of retail marijuana stores to 556, to handle the demand for medical marijuana licenses.
UPDATED: Fri., April 10, 2015, 7:40 p.m.
House passes marijuana revisions
OLYMPIA — Medical marijuana patients would have to register with the state and pay taxes on the pot they buy from state-licensed stores under major rewrites of the state pot …
Mon., July 7, 2014, 10:42 a.m.
3 Spokane pot stores get licenses
Three stores in north Spokane are among 25 applicants who will get the first licenses to sell recreational marijuana as early as Tuesday.
Thu., June 26, 2014
Up to three marijuana stores could open in Spokane on July 8
Spokane will have, at most, three pot stores opening July 8 after the state’s first legal marijuana retailers get their licenses. But that would be three times as many as …
Wed., June 25, 2014, 11:25 a.m.
3 Spokane pot stores likely among first to open
OLYMPIA — Spokane will likely have three legal pot stores when Washington’s first retail marijuana outlets open in early July… which will be three times more than Seattle.
Tue., June 24, 2014, 2:03 p.m.
First pot stores to open July 8
OLYMPIA — Washington’s first recreational marijuana stores are expected to open on July 8, a day after the first licenses will be announced, state officials said today.
Sat., May 3, 2014
Pot entrepreneurs like sites near border
Some of the most popular locations for Eastern Washington’s new pot entrepreneurs are close to the Idaho border. Three Spokane County applicants receiving the green light by the Washington Liquor …
Fri., May 2, 2014
Washington state to name 334 who can try for pot store licenses
OLYMPIA – More than 300 businesses that get the first crack at opening the state’s recreational marijuana stores will be announced today. The state Liquor Control Board will publish a …
Thu., April 24, 2014
Washington likely to ban delivery of marijuana
OLYMPIA – Recreational marijuana purchases in Washington will be takeout but not delivery, proposed new rules say. The Liquor Control Board, which is overseeing the establishment of the state’s legal …
Thu., March 6, 2014
State gives first recreational marijuana license to Spokane man
OLYMPIA – Sean Green’s big plans for a nationwide manufacturing and sales empire got a boost Wednesday when the Spokane native received Washington’s first license to grow legal marijuana. Green, …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2014
Pot grower applications exceed supply of licenses
OLYMPIA – Washington is seeing a “green rush” of sorts in marijuana, with far more people wanting to grow and sell the drug legally than the state will allow. State …
Wed., Nov. 27, 2013
Washington applicants seek marijuana grow licenses more than retail
OLYMPIA – A tally of the first week of applications by would-be marijuana businesses shows a certain amount of creativity in coming up with names for what in most of …
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013
Washington marijuana license requests top 800 in first week
OLYMPIA – More than 800 potential new businesses have signed up to grow, process or sell legal marijuana in the first week Washington accepted applications for its new industry. Rick …