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Legal marijuana in Washington state: How it works

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:38
Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers ...

Pot learning curve: Washington cribs from Colorado's legalization rollout

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 06:52
Residents of Washington State could buy recreational marijuana legally for the first time Tuesday – though only about six of the 24 shops issued licenses planned to be open for the first day of business. It's a sharp contrast to Colorado, which legalized marijuana at the same time as Washington (Nov. 6, 2012), but where pot shops have been selling the drug to recreational users since Jan. 1 of ...

A look at legal pot as Washington sales begin

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 01:24
Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers ...

A look at legal pot as Washington sales begin

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 01:23
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry:

Washington state issues retail pot licenses

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 00:16
By Jimmy Lovaas SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington state took the final step in legalizing recreational marijuana use on Monday when officials began issuing retail licenses to stores that could start selling cannabis 24 hours later. The Washington State Liquor Control Board has said many applicants failed final inspections, and some municipalities also have banned retail pot sales. Washington is the ...

Line forms early for Washington's legal pot sales

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 00:16
SEATTLE — As Washington state readied to become only the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally without a doctor's note, lines were already forming in front of the lucky few

Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:58
Marijuana growers loaded trucks with boxes of packaged pot on Tuesday as lines of customers grew outside a handful of stores poised to be the first to sell recreational cannabis legally in Washington state. ...

Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 22:58
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Marijuana growers loaded trucks with boxes of packaged pot on Tuesday as lines of customers grew outside a handful of stores poised to be the first to sell recreational cannabis legally in Washington state.

Washington state poised to start legal marijuana sales

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:34
As Washington state readied to become only the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally without a doctor's note, lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores that got last-minute approval to sell.

Washington State Marijuana Shops Opening Their Doors

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:25
Some People Camped Out Overnight to Ensure a Place in Line

Washington State Issues Marijuana Shop Licences

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:23
Marijuana retail shop owners in Washington state have been given the green light to open their doors after a series of licences were granted via overnight emails. The move will officially make Washington the second state behind Colorado to allow marijuana sales for recreational use. "We're pretty stoked," said John Evich, an investor in a cannabis shop in Bellingham, north of Seattle. Washington ...

Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:24
As Washington state readied to become only the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally without a doctor's note, lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores that got last-minute approval to sell.

Washington state retail marijuana shops to open Tuesday

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:09
Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday, a day ahead of the start of legal sales.

A look at legal pot as Washington stores prepare

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:20
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry:

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:00
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line was already forming.

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:54
Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line was already ...

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:13
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line was already forming.

State issues pot licenses

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 02:44
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.

Washington's New Weed Dispensaries Won't Have Much to Sell

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 02:28
Washington state's recreational pot dispensaries will receive their first licenses this week to sell a legal product that's less accessible than black market marijuana. When Colorado began selling pot in January, it had to deal with high prices and fears of shortages, but business is still doing well. Washington, on the other hand, has specific issues. As The New York Times reports: The weed isn ...

Washington state issues retail pot licenses

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 02:17
By Jimmy Lovaas SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington state took the final step in legalizing recreational marijuana use on Monday when officials began issuing retail licenses to stores that could start selling cannabis 24 hours later. The Washington State Liquor Control Board has said many applicants failed final inspections, and some municipalities also have banned retail pot sales. Washington is the ...