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Monday, October 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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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 …


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 …


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 …


Marijuana growers in county will need 8 acres, for now

Spokane County commissioners may have thrown a wrench into the plans of some would-be marijuana growers hoping to set up in rural areas. An interim zoning ordinance approved Monday says …


Washington lawmakers fail to agree on merging medical, recreational pot systems

OLYMPIA – Washington’s two legal marijuana systems – an older one for medical patients and a new one for “recreational use” by adults – may remain separate at least for …


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, …


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 …


State taking applications for marijuana licenses starting Monday

Sam Calvert has a dream of getting in on the ground floor of a historic change in retail commerce that begins Monday. But it’s a struggle, he acknowledged. “This is …


Feds won’t block legal pot

OLYMPIA – The federal government will not try to stop Washington from setting up a way to allow adults to legally use marijuana. In what state officials described as a …


Liquor board sets tentative rules for marijuana

OLYMPIA – Washington will allow legal marijuana to be grown outside if it has adequate security, under new rules receiving preliminary approval Wednesday by a state board. The state might …


Nation’s first recreational pot club shuttered

The nation’s first known legal recreational pot club has already shut its doors. The White Horse Inn in the southern Colorado town of Del Norte closed Tuesday, a day after …