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Washington state is set to issue its first legal marijuana business license.
Booze prices at bars and restaurants in Washington may go up this year as multiple interests fight over rules following the voter-approved privatization of the state’s liquor system.
Washington state is dealing with a glut of would-be legal marijuana growers by cutting back on the number of licenses it issues and the maximum size of pot farms.
Sales of recreational marijuana are due to start in Washington around late spring, but there’s no welcome mat — at least not yet — for pot businesses in dozens of cities around the state.
More than 3,700 marijuana business applications have been filed in Washington state.
New figures from Washington’s Liquor Control Board show a big jump in marijuana business applications as this week’s deadline for submissions nears.
Washington’s Liquor Control Board wants to make sure people aren’t using marijuana in bars and nightclubs.
Washington state is changing its plans for where marijuana businesses can be located, after the Justice Department said that enforcing federal drug laws near schools and playgrounds remains a priority “and will not be compromised for convenience.”
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Following objections from other cities, Seattle will have to wait a month to know if its efforts to extend bar hours beyond 2 a.m. can go forward.