A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.
The Liquor Control Board said the lottery will happen between April 21 and 25 and the licenses will be issued by the first week of July.
Sean Green, a medical marijuana dispensary operator from Spokane, is due to be issued a producer-processor license under the state’s recreational pot law at the Liquor Control Board meeting in Olympia on Wednesday morning.
The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services. But Colorado’s pot pioneers said more needs to be done to bring the industry full legitimacy.
Lawmakers set to vote whether to tax pot farms the same way as other agriculture property.
Research finds marijuana is playing a significant role in fatal traffic accidents.
Washington state could be facing a curious economic problem: too many pot growers.
Washington state officials say they have received over 900 applications to grow, process and sell marijuana.
A national group that opposes efforts to legalize marijuana is launching a new Washington chapter, but it’s not pushing for the repeal of the state’s new recreational pot law.