The nation’s second legal recreational marijuana market is opening in Washington state next week, but it might not be what voters expected when they legalized the sale of heavily taxed pot a year and a half ago. Here are five things to know about challenges facing the industry…
Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana are preparing to take boxes stuffed with more than 145,000 signed petitions to the state Capitol on Thursday
Marijuana legalization advocate says campaign falls well short of signatures needed to put initiatives on November ballot.
Yakima County commissioners have unanimously decided to move forward with a land-use ordinance for the county — and as a result, growing, processing and selling recreational marijuana is prohibited in all unincorporated areas of the County.
Bellevue, one of Washington’s largest cities, has rejected a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana
Washington State should be barred from collecting thousands of dollars in state and local marijuana taxes from an authorized marijuana dispensary and its owner because there are already pending federal charges, a lawsuit filed in federal court claims.
A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.
The first volley in the fight over the ballot measure to make recreational use in Alaska legal has been served.
FBI is refusing to run nationwide background checks on people applying to run legal marijuana businesses in the state.
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.