A co-owner of a recreational marijuana store says it will open Saturday in Parkland despite a Pierce County ban on marijuana businesses
Under bills introduced in both houses in Olympia, the state would share a chunk of its marijuana tax revenue with cities and counties — but only if they allow approved marijuana businesses in their jurisdictions. It’s an approach that has worked to some degree in Colorado, said Kevin Bommer, deputy director of the Colorado Municipal League.
Randy Williams, the owner of Fireweed Farms in the Yakima Valley, said the auction will occur Saturday at his 450-plant outdoor farm
State officials will regulate the sale and taxation of cannabis products for adults 21 years of age and older.
At least 20 Oregon cities and counties are racing to approve taxes on marijuana in case voters legalize its recreational use in November
The Washington state Liquor Control Board has licensed a second legal pot shop in Seattle
The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents
In the months before a marijuana legalization measure goes before voters, the leadership of Oregon’s largest agencies quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with it.
Legal marijuana could boost Washington state’s tax revenue by $25 million by next July, with an estimated $200 million increase by mid-2017, according to state economists.
The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those who want to exploit it.