Stories tagged: Smokane
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
A request by the proprietors of Old Fashioned Fun Arcade to shutter a nearby marijuana retailer was rejected by a Spokane County judge this month. The ruling allows Smokane to …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
Marco Barbanti, who’s been defending what city lawmakers called a sham arcade as a legitimate business enterprise existing solely to displace an East Spokane pot shop, is defending the owners …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 1 a.m.
Rules are rules, but guidelines can be “subject to interpretation.”
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Smokane quietly opened in its new location on East Sprague Avenue last week, a few months after the Spokane City Council stepped in to shrink the buffer zone between pot …
Sun., June 25, 2017
Letting the denial stand could invite other businesses to suddenly become kid-oriented to block the opening of a pot shop.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
An east Spokane pot shop was handed a victory Monday night by the City Council over what some call a sham arcade that had prevented them from moving.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Pot shop vs. video arcade: City council members call ‘shenanigans’ after marijuana license is rejected
Calling it a ‘moral dilemma,’ City Councilman Mike Fagan has asked his colleagues to ease the restrictions on marijuana business locating near arcades for six months to allow an East …